Peace in Conflict? – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

Peace in Conflict? – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

April 17, 2024

The impact of global conflicts have given rise to increased uncertainty and fear. Three aspects of human experience arise from conflict: cries of Sorrow arising from loss, demands for Justice, and questions about Love in the face of seeming indifference to our suffering. Abdu Murray explains how ancient wisdom can resolve all three aspects of conflict in a way that brings peace that defies our circumstances.

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40th Christmas Dinner – Hon. Hugh Fraser, O.C.

40th Christmas Dinner – Hon. Hugh Fraser, O.C.

November 28, 2023

“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 are invited to begin celebrating the Christmas season by enjoying a festive meal, live seasonal music and inspirational keynote speaker and Olympian, the Honourable Justice Hugh L. Fraser, O.C.

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Canadian Agriculture: a Force for Food, a Force for Good – Mr. Ian Ross

Canadian Agriculture: a Force for Food, a Force for Good – Mr. Ian Ross

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.

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Dancing with the Disruptor – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

Dancing with the Disruptor – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

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.

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Is Economic Chaos our New Reality? – Mr. Peter Hall

Is Economic Chaos our New Reality? – Mr. Peter Hall

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.

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Is Economic Chaos our New Reality? – Mr. Peter Hall

Is Economic Chaos our New Reality? – Mr. Peter Hall

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 parliamentarians, 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.

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