Business Meeting


Opening Remarks by:

Martine Lagacé

Associate Vice-President Research, Promotion and Development, University of Ottawa

The opening session features three distinguished scholars and practitioners of fiscal federalism in Canada:

Louis Lévesque

Lecturer, Max Bell School of Public Policy, McGill University and former Deputy Minister, Government of Canada

Richard Bird

Professor Emeritus at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Municipal Governance and Finance, Munk School of Global Affairs 

Jim Dinning

Member Alberta’s Legislative Assembly from 1986 to 1993 and was Alberta Provincial Treasurer from 1992 to 1997. He is currently a member of the Order of Canada, a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Calgary

Moderated by:

Madelaine Drohan

Senior Fellow, Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. Award-winning writer and veteran journalist, former Canada correspondent for The Economist

Wednesday, April 21

Opening session