Event

10

December 2018

The Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages & La Francophonie, Government of Canada

7:30am-9:00am | Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

Join the EC for a discussion featuring the Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Government of Canada and Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, Dominic Barton.

- Breakfast will be served -

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

Important:
- For information about accessibility, please email dickinson@economicclub.ca

- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to dickinson@economicclub.ca by Monday, December 3, 2018

- Refunds/credits: We require three business days notice in advance of the event date for ticket cancellations

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Dominic Barton

Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Dominic Barton

Dominic Barton is a Senior Partner and served as Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company from 2009 to 2018. In his 32 years with the firm, Dominic has advised clients in a range of industries including banking, consumer goods, high tech and industrials. Prior to serving as Global Managing Partner, Dominic was based in Shanghai as McKinsey’s Asia Chairman from 2004 to 2009 and led the Korea office from 2000 to 2004.

Dominic serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Teck Resources, is the Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, the Chair of the Canadian Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth and the Chair of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council. He is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Singapore Economic Development Board’s International Advisory Council, and a member of the boards of Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

He is one of the founders of FCLT Global (Focusing Capital on the Long Term), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing practical tools and approaches that encourage long-term behaviors in business and investment decision-making.

Dominic has authored more than 80 articles on the role of business in society, leadership, financial services, Asia, history and the issues and opportunities facing markets worldwide. Dominic is a co-author, with Roberto Newell and Greg Wilson, of Dangerous Markets: Managing in Financial Crises (Wiley & Sons, 2002), the author of China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China (Talisman, 2007), a co-author, with Dezso Horvath and Matthias Kipping, of Reimagining Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2016), and a co-author, with Ram Charan and Dennis Carey, of Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018).

Dominic is a recipient of the INSEAD Business Leader for the World Award (2011), the Korean Order of Civil Merit (Peony Medal, 2013), the Singaporean Public Service Star (2014), the Foreign Policy Association Corporate Social Responsibility Award (2017), and Canada’s Public Policy Forum Testimonial Award (2017). He is a Rhodes Trustee and an Honorary Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford. Dominic is also an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing.

He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honours in economics and has a M.Phil in Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

Mélanie Joly

Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie
Government of Canada

Mélanie Joly

The Honourable Mélanie Joly is Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie. Her mandate consists of growing, and increasing the visibility of, the Canadian tourism industry, which accounts for nearly two million jobs across the country; safeguarding our two official languages; and promoting the use of French in Canada and around the world, including in the digital sphere. She is taking on this challenge with enthusiasm, after having been Minister of Canadian Heritage from 2015 to 2018. In that position, she passionately promoted Canadian culture, announcing a historic reinvestment in culture as well as the largest federal investment in official languages to date in this country.

In addition to her ministerial duties, Mélanie Joly occupies a leadership role within Cabinet as Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Environment and Clean Growth.

A lawyer by training, Minister Joly holds an Honours Bachelor of Law from Université de Montréal and a Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law from the University of Oxford. She was awarded a number of prizes and scholarships, including the Chevening Scholarship, administered by the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She is a firm believer in the importance of community involvement, and her enthusiasm for community service has led her to sit on a number of boards of directors. She has been recognized many times for her involvement, including receiving the Arnold Edinborough Award in 2010—the first woman from Quebec to do so—for her commitment to the cultural community.

Prior to her entry into federal politics, Minister Joly founded and led Le vrai changement pour Montréal party, running for mayor of Montréal in 2013 under its banner. She is the author of Changing the Rules of the Game, sharing a personal vision for public policy and civic engagement. She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Minister Joly was elected to the House of Commons for the first time in 2015 and is proud to be the Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic–Cartierville.

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