39th Christmas Dinner with Mr. Peter Hall

39th Christmas Dinner with Mr. Peter Hall

November 29, 2022 18h30

Is there reason for hope in these times which seem to be defined by gloomy forecasts? Hear of critical elements that are almost entirely absent from today’s policy, strategic and social discourse.

Diplomats, parliamentarians, business leaders and their guests are invited to begin celebrating the Christmas season by enjoying a festive meal, live seasonal music and inspirational keynote speaker Peter Hall.

“Analysis of the Conservative Party Leadership Contest” with Mike Donison and Adam Bolek

“Analysis of the Conservative Party Leadership Contest” with Mike Donison and Adam Bolek

September 15, 2022

What might the results of the Conservative leadership race mean for the future of the party and indicate about the current state of politics in Canada?

Mr. Donison will provide an overview of how the Conservative Party of Canada voting process and the counting of ballots worked, along with an analysis of the results of the leadership contest. 

Mr. Bolek will give a detailed analysis of individual campaigns and what contributed to their outcomes, as well as why the newly elected leader and their campaign were successful. 

They will also comment on what challenges the Conservative Party may face and how this affects the federal political scene looking towards the next general election. 

38th Christmas Celebration with Supreme Court of Canada Justice, the Honourable Russell Brown

38th Christmas Celebration with Supreme Court of Canada Justice, the Honourable Russell Brown

November 23, 2021

“The Most Important Judicial Virtue” with Supreme Court of Canada Justice, the Honourable Russell Brown

A Christmas celebration to inspire and connect diplomats, parliamentarians and business leaders from across Canada and the world.

What is the most important judicial virtue? For decades, lawyers, judges and academics have debated this. The leading views focus on competing virtues of sympathy and detachment, but can they be reconciled? And if so, how?

“Election Analysis” – Lucas Malinowski and Mike Donison

“Election Analysis” – Lucas Malinowski and Mike Donison

September 28, 2021

“Election Analysis” with Lucas Malinowski and Mike Donison

Lucas Malinowski and Mike Donison summarized the election results with an analysis of the outcome and responded to audience questions. They also commented on how their faith shapes their perspectives on the election results. Ambassadors appreciated the mutual respect evident by these panelists of opposing political views.