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Upcoming Vancouver Event

Asia Pacific Hall, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

7:45 AM – Registration and Coffee  

8:15 AM – Empowering Our Cities:  The Road to Canada’s Success in the 21st Century

9:30 AM – A Wider Circle:  Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Cities

11:00 AM –  Financing Future Communities:  A Dialogue about Urban Spaces and Places  

This event is free.
Pre-register at:  vancouverpublicdialogue2014.eventbrite.ca
And join us on Twitter #actioncanada

            

Fellows In Action, August 2014 Newsletter

First Action Canada Alumni Conference

In the latest Action Canada Fellows Newsletter: Alumni reflect on their visit to Washington for a study tour of US and international finance issues, Founding CEO Sam Belzberg shares a message – plus Fellows enjoy memories of the first Alumni conference and Action Canada’s trip through the history of the Northwest Passage.

Read All About It!

 

Public Dialogue

Sept, 16 2014

Noon Free Buffet Lunch
12:35 Opening Remarks, Jodi White, Co-chair, Action Canada Board of Directors
12:40 Welcome, Kwanlin Dün First Nation Elder
12:50 Yukon’s Education System Structure, a 360° Perspective
1:20 Break
1:25 Yukon’s Resource Sector, a 360° Perspective
1:55 Break
2:10 Evolution of Yukon’s Aboriginal Law and the Goal of Reconciliation, a 360° Perspective
2:40 Summary comments and general Q&A
3:10 Closing by Mayor Dan Curtis and Thank You by Action Canada Fellows

 

This event is free. Registration is recommended. Please RSVP at http://actioncanada-yukon-dialogue.eventbrite.com.

For more information contact Elodie Jacquet at 778.861.2977 or elodie_jacquet@actioncanada.ca.

 

An Action Canada Public Dialogue - Anticipating the nation’s 150th anniversary

July, 4 2014

 

Public dialogue explores three Labrador policy issues

September 12, 2011

VANCOUVER, Sept. 12, 2011 /CNW/ – Labrador faces challenging policy options and opportunities related to mining, Lower Churchill development and Aboriginal governance and land claims.

Some of Canada’s most inspiring young leaders, the Action Canada Fellows, will be in Goose Bay to learn about these issues and to discuss their findings with the community on Friday, 23 September 2011, noon – 3:30 pm at the Labrador Friendship Centre.

Action Canada is a national fellowship program for promising young Canadians. The program enhances Fellows’ leadership skills, broadens their understanding of Canada and its policy choices, and builds an exceptional network of leaders for our future.

The Fellows are visiting Labrador from Sept. 21-25.  For their biographies, visit www.actioncanada.ca/en/fellows/fellows/20112012-fellows.  To arrange a media interview, contact: Helen Augustin.

For further information: Helen Augustin
Tel: 778.239.6158
Email:  helen_augustin@actioncanada.ca

 

 

Public dialogue in Winnipeg explores new ideas for Canada’s economic future

November 1, 2011

VANCOUVER, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ – On Friday, Nov. 4, some of Canada’s most impressive young leaders, the Action Canada Fellows, will host a public dialogue in Winnipeg, MB on ideas for advancing Canada’s economic future.

The dialogue will be focused on three issues: how inequality and poverty are jeopardizing our human capital, how to develop a creative workforce for tomorrow, and financing Canada’s low-carbon energy future.

The Fellows will host the public dialogue on Friday, Nov. 4, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm in Convocation Hall at the University of Winnipeg. This event is free. Registration is recommended. Please RSVP to TFwinnipeg2011@actioncanada.ca.

The dialogue will feature presentations from leaders in government, business and academia. They include John Curtis, Founding Chief Economist, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor, Queen’s University; Tom Rand ’07, Lead Advisor, Cleantech – MaRS Discovery District; Founder & Director, Vci Green Funds Inc.; and Alan Freeman, Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Manitoba.

Action Canada is a national fellowship program for promising young Canadians. The program enhances Fellows’ leadership skills, broadens their understanding of Canada and its policy choices, and builds an exceptional network of leaders for our future.

Hailing from communities across Canada, the 16 Action Canada Fellows are visiting Winnipeg to learn more about Manitoba’s identity, economy and current cultural and political perspectives.

The Fellows are visiting Winnipeg from Nov. 3-6, 2011. For more information on the public dialogue, the Action Canada program and the Fellows’ biographies, visit www.actioncanada.ca.

For further information: Janet Webber
Director, Communications and Government Relations
Action Canada
Tel : 778-881-7961, email : info@actioncanada.ca