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Queen's University

BannerCanada after the Great Recession: 
Peering into the Future 

April 30 - May 1, 2010

Conference Program [PDF 1.75MB]

Friday, April 30, 2010

Welcome Message from Peter Harrison

Session 1: Economic Prospects: Growth, Budgets and Competitiveness

Chair: Peter Harrison, Director, Stauffer-Dunning Chair, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

Kevin Lynch, Vice Chairman, Bank of Montreal and Former Clerk of the Privy Council

Monique Jerome-Forget, Special Advisor, Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP, and former Quebec Finance Minister

Session 2: Finding Our Way Abroad: Returns to International Engagement

Chair: Robert Wolfe, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

Mel Cappe, President, Institute for Research on Public Policy, and former Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

John Drexhage, Director, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Donald Gow Lecture and Banquet

"Strengthening the Federation"

Gregory Selinger, Premier of Manitoba 

Saturday, May 1

Session 3: Transforming Social and Health Policy Trajectories

Chair: Jacoba Lilius, Assistant Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

Keith Banting, Professor, Queen's Research Chair in Public Policy, Queen's University

Antonia Maioni, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, McGill University

Session 4: Will Climate Change Transform the Federation?

Chair:Tom Courchene, Professor, School of Policy Studies and Department of Economics, Queen's University

Richard Hyndman, Senior Policy Advisor, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Nancy Olewiler, Professor, Simon Fraser University and Director, BC Hydro


School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.3020