With just over a month until the U.S. presidential election, the Economic Club of Canada is honored to host Peter Hart, President of Hart Research, the leading U.S. national political polling firm. Join us for an insider's discussion on the 2016 election, offering up-to-the-minute insight and analysis on voter sentiment and preferences – and what the data may mean for policy development in Washington, Ottawa, and beyond.
At this Economic Club of Canada Event, the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), led by world-renowned thought leader Dr. Anne Snowdon, will unveil a Thought Paper, Visibility: The New Value Proposition in Health Systems.
40% of the Canadian workforce does not have the essential skills they need to successfully perform the jobs they are currently doing—and the Canadian economy is suffering. Poor workplace essential skill levels are one of Canada’s greatest productivity challenges. Our distinguished panel of experts will weigh in on how literacy and essential skills training is a viable solution to increase business bottom lines and improve the Canadian economy.
Join the EC in Calgary for an important conversation about the health, wellness and support of the Canadian Military, veterans and their families.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister for Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence will be joined by Lousie Bradley, President & CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada for a fireside chat moderated by Bronwen Evans, CEO of the True Patriot Love Foundation.
Join the EC in Calgary as Brian Emmett reports on the changing environment affecting Canada's charitable and nonprofit sector.
A rapid increase in demands and slower economic growth will stress Canada’s ability to financially sustain the sector’s efforts. It points to a challenging future for social good driven services including those combating poverty, caring for aged, providing arts and culture, encouraging sports and recreation and more.
Now is the time for courageous leadership in mental health. Conversations about mental health have galvanized attention across the country, people with lived experience have bravely shared their stories, innovative brain research is reaching a tipping point, and novel and improved treatments are emerging. Still, too many people are not getting the care they need. Funding levels do not match the burden of illness. Wait lists continue to soar. Lives are needlessly lost. Dr. Catherine Zahn will discuss why the negotiation of a new Health Accord is an historic opportunity to right the wrongs of the past and eliminate the barriers faced by people with mental illness. If not now, when? If not us, who? Yesterday was a time for strategies – now is the time for action.