It's agreed that Canadians should pay less for wireless and internet services but it's difficult to keep prices low for long without investing in networks, CRTC chairman Ian Scott said. Scott, who heads Canada's federal telecommunications regulator, said retail prices could go down faster if internet and wireless service resellers just paid to use somebody else's networks.
Canada will have capacity for stimulus programs to keep a rebound going even after massive government spending on the Covid-19 crisis, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Victor Dodig said.
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole took aim at what he called financial elites, saying his own party needs to take inequality more seriously and to support ongoing emergency aid. He used the midday speech to a largely business audience to say that how the country creates wealth needs to be reframed, or else "less reasonable" forces will do it instead.
Canadian Club Toronto was proud to welcome the “Learning to Lead Without Bias” panel on January 17, 2018, featuring Renee Bazile-Jones (Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion), Scott Campbell (Blue Dot Strategy) and Lisa Mattam (Sahajan & The Mattam Group), moderated by David Scandiffio (CIBC Asset Management).
“The Power of Networking”, Canadian Club Toronto’s panel on making connections to build career pathways, took place on November 14th, 2017. Gillian Riley (EVP, Canadian Commercial Banking, Scotiabank), Andrew Graham (CEO, Borrowell), David Simmonds (VP Enterprise Strategy, McKesson) and Pam Warren (Partner, Egon Zehnder) took part in the event hosted by Director Jake Hirsch-Allen at LinkedIn Canada headquarters. Perry Monaco, Head of Customer Success at LinkedIn joined as the moderator for this evening event.
Former Senior Speechwriter to President Barack Obama, Sarada Peri, joined Canadian Club Toronto on October 31st to discuss her experiences in the White House and the true power of language in times of uncertainty.
Canada’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Marc André Blanchard, joined us for a joint event with Le Club Canadien de Toronto on Monday, October 16th to deliver remarks about his international agenda and to discuss the leadership role Canada takes on the world stage.
The Canadian Club Toronto’s final event of the 2016/17 season featured decorated journalist Peter Mansbridge. On Monday, June 19th, Mansbridge took the podium to reflect on his 5 decades with CBC prior to his July retirement.
In celebration of Pride Month, Canadian Club Toronto was pleased to welcome Randy Boissonnault, Special Advisor to PM Trudeau on LGBTQ2 issues and Edmonton Centre MP this past Thursday, June 15th. Hosted by CCT Director Michael Bach, the event featured Mr. Boissonnault telling his own story, and then talking policy and history with Egale’s Helen Kennedy.
National Chief Perry Bellegarde and CBC’s Duncan McCue engaged in a fireside chat on the Canadian Club of Toronto stage this past Wednesday, March 24, 2017. On the docket? “Reconciliation: A Path to a Stronger Canada”.