September Events, 2015

Infrastructure and Municipal Affairs Register here.

On September 16, the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair (JLP) (held by Kevin Page) will be hosting a series of bilingual events on the challenges and opportunities of municipalities and municipal infrastructure at the University of Ottawa.  The activities include a researchers’ panel and a debate between mayors and federal candidates from the Conservative Party, the Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party (NDP).

The JLP invites students, academics, politicians, journalists and the public to join them at 4:30PM in the Faculty of Social Sciences Building (120 University) in room 4004 for an afternoon of innovative debate and discussion on this crucial topic.

Panel 1: Researchers’ Perspective
Eric Champagne, uOttawa, Centre on Governance
Luc Turgeon, uOttawa
Steve Pomeroy, Carleton University’s Centre for Urban Research and Education (CURE)

Moderator: Professor Emeritus Caroline Andrew, uOttawa, Centre on Governance

Panel 2: Political Perspective
Mayor Pedneaud-Jobin, Gatineau
Mayor Vrbanovic, Kitchener
Catherine McKenna, Liberal Party Candidate (Ottawa-Centre)
Emilie Taman, NDP Candidate (Ottawa-Vanier)
TBD, Conservative Party Candidate

Science in Public Policy and Decision-Making Register here.

Does scientific evidence drive public policy?  Has access and transparency in government scientific evidence changed?

On September 21, the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair (JLP) (held by Kevin Page) will be hosting a series of bilingual events on the application of science and evidence in public policy and decision-making, including a keynote address by Dr. David Suzuki.

The JLP invites students, academics, politicians, journalists and the public to join them at 5:00PM in the foyer of the Faculty of Social Sciences Building (120 University) for an evening of innovative debate and discussion on this crucial topic.

Panel:
Debi Daviau, PIPSC
Paul Dufour, Paulicy Works
Scott Findlay, uOttawa
Munir Sheikh, former Chief Statistician of Canada

Keynote:
Dr. David Suzuki

The State of the Canadian Economy Register here.

On September 22, the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair (JLP) (held by Kevin Page) will be hosting a panel of experts on the state of the Canadian economy in collaboration with the Association des économistes québécois.

The JLP invites students, academics, politicians, journalists and the public to join them at 5:00PM at the Faculty of Social Sciences Building (120 University), room 4007 for an evening of debate among expert economists on this crucial topic.  Light refreshments will be served. 

Panel:
Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Jim Stanford, Unifor
David Macdonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Scott Clark, former Deputy Minister of Finance
Pedro Antunes, Deputy Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada

Health Care Funding and Sustainability in Canada Register here.

On September 23, the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair (JLP) (held by Kevin Page) will be hosting a series of bilingual events on the funding and sustainability of health care in Canada, including a keynote address by Hon. Roy Romanow.

The JLP invites students, academics, politicians, journalists and the public to join them at 4:30PM in the foyer of the Faculty of Social Sciences Building (120 University) for an evening of innovative debate and discussion on this crucial topic.

Panel:
Patrick Fafard, uOttawa
Alex Himelfarb, former Clerk of the Privy Council
Pauline Worsfold, Canadian Federation of Nurses Union
Bill Tholl, HealthCareCAN

Keynote:
Hon. Roy Romanow