Against the backdrop of the increasing un-affordability of homeownership, there is a renewed focus on building new affordable rental housing in Ontario.
The Housing Supply Forum will bring together housing experts, policy makers and the not-for-profit sector to share solutions about how to increase the supply of new affordable housing in Ontario.
They dominated Canadian politics for a century as the democratic world’s most successful political party. How did the Liberal Party of Canada do this? What kind of party organization did it build over the decades to manage its remarkable string of election victories? Has its long mastery of Canadian politics finally come to an end? Or, given the party’s latest travails, will it be able to reinvent itself, yet again, for the twenty-first century?
Canada’s audiovisual industry means big business. The television and digital media sector is a $2 B a year industry with big talent creating big hits enjoyed by audiences at home and abroad. A wealth of Canadian productions are sold around the globe with the USA being the biggest market, followed by countries like France, Germany, Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom .
As Canadian consumers are increasingly seeking on-demand access to audiovisual products across a wide variety of platforms like their computers and mobile device, the Canada Media Fund is an active player in helping Canadian producers reach audiences anytime, anyplace. Since launched in 2010, the CMF has provided more than $1.7 B in funding, to over 2,800 productions, triggering $5.9 B in production activity.
Join Valerie Creighton, President and CEO of the Canada Media Fund, as she discusses the shift in supporting a thriving television and digital media production industry and shares thoughts on how world screens are adapting to changes in consumer habits.
Dr. Kitts will talk about the importance of health research and discovery in a time of tremendous change. He will make the case that investing in research hospitals like The Ottawa Hospital is the only way we can take advantage of the changes that are coming. These are rapid changes that have the capacity to create ‘smarter health care’ – health care that is more efficient, cost effective and most importantly, health care that offers new cures, new protocols and better patient care.
The Economic Club of Canada in partnership with Rodríguez Dávalos Abogados (RDA) is proud to present an exclusive Canadian & Mexican energy forum conference held in Calgary, Alberta on September 28th, 2015.
The mandate of this summit is to provide a platform for Mexico’s Senior Government Officials and leading Energy Business Executives to educate Canadian business, government and industry leaders regarding the existing opportunities in Mexico. Speakers include Chairman of the Mexican Senate Energy Committee, the Honorable Senator David Penchyna, the Honorable Dr. César Hernández, Undersecretary of Electricity of the Ministry of Energy, Government of Mexico, the Honorable Luis Vazquez, Chairman of the largest Mexican Energy Company, DIAVAZ, the Honorable Jesús Rodriguez Dávalos, Chairman of the Legal Firm Rodríguez Dávalos y Abogados (RDA) and the Honorable Mario Rodriguez-Montero, Minister for Trade and Investment, Embassy of Mexico in Canada. Additionally, the Honourable Senator Doug Black, Senate of Canada will provide a synopsis of Canada’s energy agenda and ways in which both countries can nurture their bilateral relationship.
Topics include: opportunities for the bilateral relationship between Canada and Mexico, the vision of the Mexican Senate for Mexico’s Energy Reform, the implementation of the Mexican Energy Reform, the Mexican Private view of the Energy Outlook of Mexico and investment opportunities, and how to foster an innovative relationship between both countries.
Following the conference, guests will be provided with a rare opportunity to view a photo exhibit entitled: Mexico’s Oil Industry: Past and Present, that artistically reflects the history of the Mexico’s Oil Industry which is inextricably close to the Mexican national identity and embodies the ethos of the country.