Diplomat Events and Opportunities
November 28, 2023, 18h00 – 21h00
“Cultural Change in Sport” with the Honourable Justice Hugh L. Fraser, O.C.
Chair of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors
Diplomats, parliamentarians, business leaders and their guests were invited to begin celebrating the Christmas season by enjoying a festive meal, live seasonal music and Olympian and inspirational keynote speaker the Honourable Justice Hugh L. Fraser, O.C.
May 17, 2023
Canada’s Role: Feeding the World while Saving the Planet
Due to a myriad of forces and global disruptions, food insecurity has expanded in recent years and currently impacts almost 10% of the world’s population. Feeding the world’s growing population is a significant undertaking and challenge, especially as we embrace the need to be excellent stewards of the environment and align increased production of digestible protein with lower emissions and maximized carbon sequestration.
Already one of the most sustainable producers of meat, milk and eggs globally, Canada must continue to improve its production efficiency resulting in even greater sustainability and increased, cost effective production in order to meet the growing need for food and more specifically, digestible protein around the world.
April 20, 2023
Artificially intelligent software is capturing the world’s imagination and promises to improve our lives and make time for greater creativity. Yet even AI experts warn us that we do not have any ability to predict the kinds of disruptions AI will bring to global economies, governments, social structures and even our definitions of what it means to be human. Abdu Murray explores how ancient wisdom can guide us in our courtship with AI, the most powerful change agent of modern times.
March 29, 2023
Recession seems to be the 2023 watchword, with the only squabbles being around how deep and how long this one is going to be. Recent economic data have sharp-eyed analysts revising forecasts upward. What are we to think about an increasingly chaotic environment?
In this roundtable for diplomats, Mr. Hall shares his high-level thoughts on the world economic and geopolitical situation and on the issues that are of greatest concern. Expect these views to challenge the consensus and to emphasize the particular importance of our role in facilitating solid international relations and trade activity.
February 23, 2023
Does being an ambassador for Christ seem impossible in your role? Come reflect and hear insights on how to be a witness in a natural and relevant way. What have we learned from our own journey with God? How can we help others become curious about Jesus?
November 29, 2022
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.
October 13, 2022
Living out our abundant life and overflowing hope
Our world is in need of solutions to address the challenges we are facing. How can I make a difference by speaking life and hope in my workplace, my family and my community?
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?
May 26, 2022
Mr. Donison presented a brief overview of the history and the rules of the Conservative Party leadership selection process and summarized the recent developments that led the Party to another leadership contest. Mr. Bolek spoke to each candidate’s background, prospects and mechanics of their leadership campaign.
February 23, 2022
Challenges in the automotive sector, one of the most innovative and technologically advanced industries in the world, provide the background to discuss issues of international trade, supply chain dynamics and public policy adjustments, including energy and environmentally related policy.
November 23, 2021
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?
September 28, 2021
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.
September 9, 2021
Mr. Mike Donison summarized the rules governing the calling and the conduct of a Canadian federal general election. Deputy Speaker MP Bruce Stanton gave perspective from his experience as a five time successful candidate and spoke frankly about how his faith in Christ impacts his attitude. They addressed some of the major developments early in the election campaign, followed by Question and Answer.
May 20, 2021
Hope for the future with lessons from the past. Join diplomats, parliamentarians, business leaders and spouses for this webinar, followed by Q and A and optional discussion groups.
April 7, 2021
Global trade and supply chains are in peril. Countries are pursuing protectionism. Is there a resolution? What is a way forward? Dr. Ann Penner discusses these issues and The Honourable Ed Fast, former Minister of International Trade, gives concluding remarks.
December 1 and 2, 2020
Financial challenges, isolation, relational stresses, illness or the death of a loved one…Where does one find hope?
A virtual Christmas celebration to inspire and connect diplomats, parliamentarians and business leaders from across Canada and the world.
August 26, 2020
Her Majesty’s Loyal Official Opposition decides, the Conservative Party of Canada chooses a new Leader! In this zoom meeting, Mike Donison, political analyst, will summarize the Conservative Party’s leadership race and provide an analysis of the outcome. He will also speak about how his faith shapes his professional perspectives.
August 6 – 7, 2020
The Global Leadership Summit is your opportunity to gain access to a wealth of leadership insight from a world-class faculty ready to equip and inspire you—no matter where you have influence.
Now more than ever, when you grow in your leadership, you can withstand difficult seasons, re-imagine the future, strengthen your relationships, improve your business, and provide hope to your community through effective charity or church engagement.
Join us this year in a global movement of more than 420,000 people learning together across 124 countries.
June 11, 2020
While it feels that life has been put on hold around the world, our world seems to be changing faster than we could have imagined only months ago. Leadership at times like this is challenging and is needed as never before. The questions as to who we can trust and what is trustworthy resurface with a new edge to them.
May 21, 2020
Human trafficking is a global crime that affects every country. It happens every day. Traffickers make annual profits as high as $36 billion worldwide.