October 24, 2019 from 9h30-11h00 or 14h00-15h30
“Early Election Analysis” with Mr. Mike Donison
In this roundtable Mike Donison will summarize the election results with some analysis of how it turned out. He will comment on the role he played in the campaign as a participant and/or observer. He will also speak about how his faith shapes his perspective on these issues.
Mr. Mike Donison
Strategist, Office of the Opposition Leader in the Senate
Mr. Donison is a graduate of the University of Victoria (Honours Political Science) and the University of British Columbia (Law). He practiced law particularly in the areas of commercial, real estate and succession and estate law for 23 years and is still currently a member of the British Columbia Bar. He also taught courses on Constitutional law, the Canadian Legal System and Canadian Government at the University of Victoria.
He has experience working with cabinet ministers - first as Assistant to the Minister of National Defence and Veterans’ Affairs in Ottawa (1979-80), later as Ministerial Assistant to the Minister of Industry and Small Business Development in Victoria, BC (1980-82).
Mr. Donison is also a veteran of 18 federal and provincial elections.
His political positions in Ottawa since 2001 were Deputy-Director and then Director of Policy and Research in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition subsequently the Executive Director of the Conservative Party of Canada and then as Senior Policy Advisor for Legislation and Democratic Reform to the Government House Leader.
Since 2011, he has served as the Chancellor of the Anglican Network in Canada (ANIC) which is the Canadian Diocese of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).