PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES SPEAKER SERIES
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.
Join us for the
2020 season of Public Policy Speaker Series
FEBRUARY: No event
MARCH: Join us for a special, three-part mini-series presented by Audrey Doerr, PhD.
Audrey is a former academic who has published in the fields of Canadian government, Canadian federalism and Indigenous policy.
She has also held senior positions in policy development and management with the federal government.
The mini-series will examine:
Canadian Federalism in 2020
|Dates:|| March 11, 18, 25|
|Time:|| 1:00 - 2:30PM|
|Where:|| Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Dr. NW|
Wed. March 11: Canadian Federalism: Where are we going?
- How events and political issues have shaped Canadian federalism.
- The ongoing challenge of balancing regional interests among many competing demands.
- Some thoughts for the future
Wed. March 18: Is Alberta the lone cowboy of Confederation?
- How provincial politics and economy and national policies have generated political protest movements and parties in Alberta
- Alberta has been trying to get a "fair deal" in Confederation for a long time. What would be a fair deal for Alberta?
Wed. March 25: How does Indigenous government fit in Canadian federalism?
- The main constitutional and policy initiatives supporting indigenous self-government, from the 1980s to the present
- Current forms of indigenous government across Canada
- Ongoing legal issues and political developments