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Michael Den Tandt, National
Affairs Columnist with Postmedia News
Topic: IT’s TIME TO REBOOT
- Q & A (open forum)
Michael Den Tandt is a respected syndicated national
affairs columnist with Postmedia News. The father of three teenagers, he
hikes, plays guitar and practices traditional OkinawanKarate-Jutsu.
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to Information: Making It Work
Speaker: Michael Dagg, is the Director of
Access to Information for Canadians
for Accountability. is a founding
member of Canadians for Accountability and the principle consultant with
Michael A Dagg Associates. He has been a pioneer in the development of
business uses of access to information and freedom of information
legislation in Canada. In 1997 he won a landmark Supreme Court case which
enhanced the disclosure of government records. He has been an active board
member of the Canadian Access and Privacy
Association for almost 20 years. He established the Dagg Lecture Series
on Bureaucracy in 2007.
Stephen Harper a Conservative?
Speaker: Gregory Thomas, joined the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation in
November 2010 after a career spanning 20 years in the investment business.
He wrote a daily financial market commentary in the Vancouver Sun for four
years, and his analysis has also appeared in the Financial Post and BC
Business magazine. Gregory served on the staff of two federal cabinet
ministers in Ottawa, advising on small business and First Nations economic
Invisibility of Male Issues
Speaker: Fred Litwin, is presently the Founder and President
of the Free
Thinking Film Society of Ottawa, an organization dedicated to
celebrating films on freedom and democracy. Fred is also the Founder and
President of Northern Blues Music, a cutting-edge blues music label that
has received multiple Juno Award nominations and multiple Blues Music Award
nominations in the United States.
with Conflicts in Canada-Aboriginal Affairs, Syria and elsewhere
Tannis, a much-in-demand negotiator and
practitioner in alternative dispute resolution, particularly in
Canada-Aboriginal matters, he played a key role in resolving the major
disputes at Akwesasne. His practice now extends to the
Middle East. He is also an accomplished author and seminar speaker on
negotiations and dispute resolution.
The Canada and
China: Interests and Relationships
is a well-known professor at the Sprott School of business who annually
teaches MBA students in China. He is a much-in-demand public speaker and
radio and television commentator on international monetary and investment
The Unseen World War
- What Lies Ahead as China and South Korea Continue to Grow Strong
French, is an Ottawa-based legal expert and
consultant re the creation and protection of intellectual property. He
recently returned from China and South Korea.
to the Ontario Health System
Merrilee Fullerton, a long time Ottawa
resident, presently practices family medicine at the Med-Team Clinic in
Kanata. She is the past President of The Academy of Medicine Ottawa and an
advisory member for the Champlain Local Health Integration Network. Dr.
Fullerton has created blog and Twitter accounts and fully understands the
benefits social media can bring to health promotion.
Speaker: Leslie MacDonald-Hicks, Research
Coordinator, Carleton University
the realities of Peacekeeping in the Gaza Strip and the Sinai, then
(1966-67) and now
Speaker: Dr. R.
Mervyn, M.D., FRCSC.
The Future – Using
the Private Sector to Make Government Cheaper and More Effective
Yesterday and Today
Speaker: Fr. Shenouda Doss Boutros, St. Mary Coptic Orthodox
the 197th BIRTHDAY PARTY for Canada’s Foundering Prime Minister
Plamondon, is a sought-after facilitator for
public policy discussions and a keynote speaker on political affairs. He
has also designed and prepared workshop material for national conferences
and consultation initiatives.
PATENTS, it’s not
what you think
expert regarding domestic and international patent, copyright, trademarks and
Global View of
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) with Focus on the Middle East
Tannis, solicitor, mediator,
Siddiqui, is President, Muslim Canadian
Finances of the
Province of Ontario – facts & forecast – rhetoric & truth
Lee, is a professor at Carleton University and
teaches strategic management.
Sun News Network: The Sun is Shining – plus – the Federal Election
Lilley, is a cultural warrior, an experienced
connected journalist, who is on the side of Canadians who value their
individual freedoms and responsibilities over intrusive government.
The Truth About
(Joe) Bissett, was the Ambassador to Bosnia (Ret’d) and Director of
Freedom of Speech
Speaker: Karen Selick, is
the Litigation Director for the Canadian Constitution
Foundation, "freedom's defence team".
Canada and our
Speaker: Capt. Sean Bruyea (Ret'd),
former Intelligence Officer and advocate for veterans rights in Canada. He
was presented with the Golden Whistle Award at
Will Germany Germanicize the Europeans in time to
save the Euro?
Lee, Director of the Sprott School Bachelor of International Business
Program and the Sprott BA program.
Baird, Minister and Government House Leader in Parliament.
The Role of
Government and the Family
Speaker: Dave Quist,
Executive Director of the Institute of Marriage
and Family Canada.
Harris, Director, International and Terrorist Intelligence Program at
INSIGNIS Strategic Research Inc.
Brian Crowley, author and Managing Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute.
New Linchpins of the Americas
Speaker: Dr. Youssef A. Youssef, President of the Federation of
Presentation: Word | RTF | PDF
POGG Symposium at
Saint Paul University
Topic: Perspective on
- Visitors, Colonizers, or New Canadians?
Drouin, city councilor in Herouxville, Quebec, and a Canadian values
Canadians: Does Canada already have a population problem?
Speaker: Madeline Weld, toxicologist evaluator and author on population
Presentation: Word | RTF | PDF
How to thrive and
survive Economic Winter from the perspective of Nicolai Kondratieff
Speaker: John Budden,
international financial adviser.
Pakistan and India - Truths & Probabilities
Speaker: David Van Praagh, reporter and commentator.
What I Learned
During My 15 Years as a Judge of the Federal Court of Canada
Speaker: The Honorable
John Richard, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal (retired).
Canada - The View
Fildebrandt, National Research Director, Canadian
Commissions - kangaroo courts or necessities?
Belec, Ph.D., Chairman, Centre for Excellence in Ethics and Integrity,
and a consultant and educator in values and ethics.
Speaker: Bob Plamondon,
author, historian, consultant and public policy analyst.
Sucharov, Associate Professor of Political Science at Carleton
Infiltration and the Enemy Within
Harris, Director of International and Terrorist Intelligence Program,
INSIGNIS Strategic Research Inc.
Brown, columnist and journalist, Ottawa
Journal and Ottawa
The Thickening of
Grady, former senior official in the federal Department of Finance
Remembers (the Cornwall Sexual Abuse Scandal and Proceedings)
Speaker: Garry Guzzo,
retired Ontario Superior Court Justice and Ontario MPP
The Fall and Rise
of Ethics in Public and Corporate Life
Speaker: Allan Cutler,
Scandal whistleblower, consultant, President of Canadians for Accountability
the 21st Century
Speaker: The Hon. Jim
A critique of the
UN Report on Global Warming
Speaker: Tom Hill, scientist
The Need for
(Joe) Bissett, former head of the Canadian Immigration Service and a
retired Canadian Ambassador
From Selection to
Judgment - Appointing a Supreme Court Justice
Marshall Rothstein, Supreme Court of Canada
Speaker: John Townesend, Member, Ontario
Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform
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