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Held on Mondays of most months, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Dr. NW.

Public Policy Issues is quickly becoming a must-attend CALL speaker series.

It features prominent speakers on a wide variety of current and timely topics with a national and international focus, followed by a lively Q and A session.

Free for CALL members; no registration required; non-members $5 at the door.

Free Parking.

All welcome.  We look forward to seeing you.

Coordinator: Audrey Doerr

Join us for the 2019/2020 season of Public Policy Speaker Series

DATE:  Monday, September 23, 2019

TIME: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION:  Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church

4612 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary

TOPIC:  Cultural Policy in Canada

- key objectives

- how major cultural industries meet those objectives

- regulations

- music and the music industry

SPEAKER: Dr Richard Sutherland

Dept of Economic, Justice and Policy Studies, MRU

DATE:  Tuesday, October 15, 2019

TIME: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

LOCATION:  Varsity Acres Church, Scott Hall
4612 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary

TOPIC:  Non-Profit Organizations 

- scope and complexity

- a growing sector of the Canadian economy

- major volunteer workforce, especially seniors

- advantages, risks of working for NPOs

SPEAKER: Professor Judy McMillan-Evans, M.Ed.

Owner, McMillan-Evans Consulting, Instructor, Non-Profit Management program, MRU

DATE:  Monday, November 25, 2019 





1:00 - 2:30 pm 

Varsity Acres Church, Scott Hall,

4612 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary

Homelessness: Reframing our response from providing services, to changing systems

Dr. Alina Turner,

Principal of Turner Strategies; Co-Founder of HelpSeeker; Fellow of the School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. She also serves on several local boards and committees. Her research interests include homelessness, affordable housing, human services systems planning and policy integration. 

Past Presentations

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