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18 Oct 2018
Oct
18
Inside Access: Cannabis Countdown - Estimating the Size of Illegal Markets and Lost Tax Revenue Post-Legalization
An exclusive members only call with authors Anindya Sen and Rosalie Wyonch
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
22 Oct 2018
Oct
22
Standing Against the Tide: Canada’s Place in a Strange New World
Annual Scholars' Dinner with Michael Ignatieff, President, Central European University, and Former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
23 Oct 2018
Oct
23
Fixing the Growth Capital Gap in Canada: Canadian Business Growth Fund
Roundtable Luncheon with George Rossolatos, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Business Growth Fund
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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CIBC
25 Oct 2018
Oct
25
Bob Hamilton, Commissioner, Canada Revenue Agency
Roundtable Luncheon
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sponsored by
Intuit
29 Oct 2018
Oct
29
Weak Business Investment: Addressing a Grave Threat to Canada’s Economy
Roundtable Luncheon with William Robson, Hugh Swandel, and Peter van Dijk
Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sponsored by:
Canadian Finance & Leasing Association
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15 Oct 2018
Oct
15
  • Anchoring Sustainable Growth in Disruptive Times
Annual Sylvia Ostry Lecture: Jonathan T. Fried
C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Monday, October 15, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
11 Oct 2018
Oct
11
  • Inside Access: Piling On - How Provincial Taxation of Insurance Premiums Costs Consumers
An exclusive members only call with author Alexandre Laurin and Farah Omran
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
10 Oct 2018
Oct
10
  • The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement: What Does it Mean?
Roundtable Luncheon with Lawrence Herman, Caroline Hughes and Daniel Schwanen
C.D. Howe Institute, Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
05 Oct 2018
Oct
05
  • USMCA - Review & Impressions from the C.D. Howe Institute - SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE MEMBERS ONLY CALL
A special exclusive members only call with Daniel Schwanen, Vice President, Research at C.D. Howe
Friday, October 5, 2018, 11:00 am to 11:30 am
04 Oct 2018
Oct
04
  • Inside Access: Unhappy Returns - A Preliminary Estimate of Taxpayer Responsiveness to the 2016 Top Tax Rate Hike
An exclusive members only call with author Alexandre Laurin
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
13 Sep 2016
Sep
13
  • Remarks by Christine Lagarde - Making Globalization Work for All
The following is a transcript of remarks presented by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, to the C.D. Howe Institute's Sylvia Ostry Lecture.  Toronto, September 13, 2016 Good morning. Thank you for your kind introduction, John, and thank you, Bill Robson and the C.D. Howe Institute, for your invitation and for hosting this wonderful event today. I am grateful for the opportunity to deliver a lecture in honor of Sylvia Ostry, the...
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
  • Conference Report - Improving Education for Indigenous Children in Canada
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students.
07 Jun 2016
Jun
07
  • Fixing First Nations Education Series
The C.D. Howe Institute hosted a small group of thinkers drawn from Canada’s foremost leaders in First Nations education on April 15, 2016. The group gathered to discuss goals for students, the roles and responsibilities of government, and practical steps towards achieving measurable and attainable improvement in education outcomes for First Nations students. Click here for the full report.  Participants share their views on what should be done, now, in the following Verbatims....
03 May 2016
May
03
  • Testimony by the C.D. Howe Institute’s Ben Dachis to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources
Hello, Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today. I’m an associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute. For those not aware, the C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise Canadian living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. If I knew better than anyone else what the future of the oil gas sector looked like, I’d currently be scuba diving off my own private yacht somewhere in the Caribbean...
14 Mar 2016
Mar
14
  • Remarks by Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Speaking Notes for Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation C.D. Howe Institute Roundtable Luncheon 421 7 Avenue Southwest, Suite 4000 Calgary, Alberta Why Housing Matters to Canada’s Financial Stability: Insights on Housing Market Risks and CMHC’s Financial Stability Role Thank you Bill, and a special thanks to the C.D. Howe Institute. C.D. Howe is of course well known as one of Canada’s foremost economic think tanks...
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06 Nov 2018
Nov
06
  • Regent Debate: Is Canada Facing an Existential Crisis in Competitiveness?
Toronto, 303 Bay Street

The C.D. Howe Institute is pleased to announce its second Regent Debate on another essential policy issue facing Canadians: economic competitiveness.

01 Nov 2018
Nov
01
  • The Value of a Good Pension: How to Improve the Efficiency of Retirement Savings in Canada
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Canadians can save for retirement in many ways, but which ones are the most efficient? Join HOOPP President and CEO, Jim Keohane, and Common Wealth’s Alex Mazer, as they discuss new research examining the value drivers of a good pension and how Canadian employees, employers and governments can get the most bang for their retirement buck.

 

29 Oct 2018
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23 Oct 2018
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22 Oct 2018
Oct
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  • Standing Against the Tide: Canada’s Place in a Strange New World
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

Democracy, human rights and free trade are all under attack in the strange new world of 21st century power relations. How does Canada find its place in the midst of an authoritarian resurgence, protectionism, and hardening borders?  

Join our Annual Scholars’ Dinner to hear Prof. Ignatieff discuss the role of Canada in these uncertain and challenging times. The Institute’s Annual Scholars’ Dinner is held to recognize the significant accomplishments of its fellows and contributors.

 

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