Keynote Speaker

Stephen Poloz

Osler

Thursday February 17 – 2:30pm – 3:30pm. The Future of Our Economy Stephen is a widely recognized economist with nearly 40 years of experience in financial markets, forecasting, and economic policy, including 35 years in the public sector. Prior to joining Osler, Stephen was the 9th Governor of the Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank. Stephen … Continued

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Keynote Speaker

Brent Butt

Wednesday February 16 – 8:00pm – 9:00pm. An Evening of Comedy with Brent Butt. Born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Brent Butt discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention. Brent honed his comedy in school and at the age of 20 moved to the city to pursue a career in stand-up. Within … Continued

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Samantha Nutt

Dr. Samantha Nutt is a respected authority for many of North America’s leading media outlets. She is a regular foreign affairs and public health panelist on the acclaimed news program, CBC TV NEWS “The National”, and has appeared on the popular podcast, “Great Minds” with Advertising Week Global CEO Matt Scheckner. She has also been … Continued

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Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret'd)

A passionate and moving speaker, General Dallaire inspires audiences to challenge the status quo and take action in shaping a new future.  His candid presentations weave together complex ideas in very accessible ways and bring a positive approach to difficult subject matter by focusing on solutions. The General’s words will echo in the hearts and … Continued

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