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16 Aug 2018
Aug
16
Inside Access: Hosing Homebuyers - Why Cities Should Not Pay for Water & Wastewater Infrastructure with Development Charges
An exclusive members only conference call with Daniel Schwanen
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
17 Sep 2018
Sep
17
Alberta’s Energy Future: Building a Diversified and Resilient Energy Economy
Roundtable Luncheon with Todd Karran, Ian MacGregor, Jeanette Patell, and Kelsen Vallee
Calgary AB, McCarthy Tetrault Offices, 421 7 Ave SW #4000
Monday, September 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
18 Sep 2018
Sep
18
Cyber Security in Finance: Fear for the Future
Roundtable Luncheon with Raymond Boisvert, Kevvie Fowler, and Scott Jones
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
25 Sep 2018
Sep
25
Révolution du monde des affaires ou paisible évolution? Comment l’IA peut aider les acteurs des services financiers à repenser les paradig
Dîner-conférence/Roundtable Luncheon - Paul Allard, Andrew Hanff et/and Lionel Pimpin
Montreal QC, Club Saint-James, 1145, avenue union
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
15 Oct 2018
Oct
15
Anchoring Sustainable Growth in Disruptive Times
Annual Sylvia Ostry Lecture: Jonathan T. Fried
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Monday, October 15, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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02 Aug 2018
Aug
02
  • Inside Access: Foreign Direct Investment in Canada - The Case for Further Openness and Transparency
An exclusive members only conference call with Daniel Schwanen
Conference Call
Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
21 Jun 2018
Jun
21
  • Modernizing Foreign Investment Policy
Roundtable Luncheon with Paul Halucha, Kash Malik and Lynton R. Wilson
C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
12 Jun 2018
Jun
12
  • Preparing for an Aging Population: Is Ontario's Healthcare System Ready?
Roundtable Luncheon with Candace Chartier, Shirlee M. Sharkey and Dr. Samir Sinha
C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
12 Jun 2018
Jun
12
  • L'importance économique de L'ALÈNA et les prochaines étapes/The Economic Importance of NAFTA & What’s Next
Dîner-conférence/Roundtable Luncheon with Gilles Gauthier, Armand de Mestral and Marie-France Paquet
Club Saint-James, Montreal, 1145, avenue union, Salle Midway
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
11 Jun 2018
Jun
11
  • Outcomes Over Optics: Building Inclusive Organizations
Roundtable Luncheon with Norma Kraay and Jay Yakabowich
C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Monday, June 11, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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13 Sep 2016
Sep
13
  • Remarks by Christine Lagarde - Making Globalization Work for All
The following is a transcript of remarks presented by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, to the C.D. Howe Institute's Sylvia Ostry Lecture.  Toronto, September 13, 2016 Good morning. Thank you for your kind introduction, John, and thank you, Bill Robson and the C.D. Howe Institute, for your invitation and for hosting this wonderful event today. I am grateful for the opportunity to deliver a lecture in honor of Sylvia Ostry, the...
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
  • Conference Report - Improving Education for Indigenous Children in Canada
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students.
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
  • Fixing First Nations Education Series
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students. Click here for the full report.  Participants share their views on what should be done, now, in the following Verbatims....
03 May 2016
May
03
  • Testimony by the C.D. Howe Institute’s Ben Dachis to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources
Hello, Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I’m an associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute. For those not aware, the C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise Canadian living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. If I knew better than anyone else what the future of the oil gas sector looked like, I’d currently be scuba diving off my own private yacht somewhere in the Caribbean...
14 Mar 2016
Mar
14
  • Remarks by Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Speaking Notes for Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation C.D. Howe Institute Roundtable Luncheon 421 7 Avenue Southwest, Suite 4000 Calgary, Alberta Why Housing Matters to Canada’s Financial Stability: Insights on Housing Market Risks and CMHC’s Financial Stability Role Thank you Bill, and a special thanks to the C.D. Howe Institute. C.D. Howe is of course well known as one of Canada’s foremost economic think tanks...
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25 Oct 2018
Oct
25
  • Bob Hamilton, Commissioner, Canada Revenue Agency
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Bob Hamilton, Commissioner, Canada Revenue Agency​

Bob Hamilton was appointed as the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) effective August 1, 2016. 

22 Oct 2018
Oct
22
  • Standing Against the Tide: Canada’s Place in a Strange New World
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Democracy, human rights and free trade are all under attack in the strange new world of  21st century power relations. How does Canada find its place in the midst of an authoritarian resurgence, protectionism, and hardening borders?  

Join our Annual Scholars’ Dinner to hear Prof. Ignatieff discuss the role of Canada in these uncertain and challenging times. The Institute’s Annual Scholars’ Dinner is held to recognize the significant accomplishments of its fellows and contributors.

 

15 Oct 2018
Oct
15
  • Anchoring Sustainable Growth in Disruptive Times
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Amidst concerns and tensions around trade, migration, technological change, security and an apparent resurgence in nationalism,  governments around the world still profess shared objectives of creating jobs and growth, and making the economy work for all, despite their different economic and political systems. In particular, most all remain committed to meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. In this context, Mr. Fried will share his perspective on the path Canada is taking to support sustainable growth both at home and internationally.

25 Sep 2018
Sep
25
  • Révolution du monde des affaires ou paisible évolution? Comment l’IA peut aider les acteurs des services financiers à repenser les paradig
Montreal, 1145, avenue union

Révolution du monde des affaires ou paisible évolution?

Comment l’IA peut aider les acteurs des services financiers à repenser les paradig

04 Jun 2018
Jun
04
  • Our Global Economic Future and How to Fix It
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Our planet faces seven potentially game terrible challenges -- Nuclear Proliferation, Climate Change, Population Explosion, Growing Inequality, Robotization, Fiscal Insolvency, and Financial Instability. Professor Kotlikoff will tell us where we are, where we're going, and how to radically change course.

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