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Bruce M. Hicks

on Ottawa Citizen - October 5, 2015


A. Alan Borovoy

1932 - 2015


Eugene Lang

Conference: Building A Better Canada

Thursday March 26 - Saturday 28, 2015

Bruce M. Hicks

Conference: Senate Reform in Canada

Going Boldly Where No Senate has Gone Before?

Friday March 13 - Saturday March 14, 2015

Bruce M. Hicks

on CBC radio - March 12, 2015

Eugene Lang wrote for:

The Star

"We need new thinking to meet Canada's new challenges"

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"Monetarism is dead, finally"

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"What Keystone XL pipeline means to Barack Obama"

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The Globe and Mail

"Canada's messy way of going to war"

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Bruce Hicks wrote for:

Ottawa Citizen

"Lessons for Canada in how the UK appoints judges"

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The Star

"How to reform the Senate in as little as one year's time"

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Director Alex Himelfarb Named to Top 25 Influential People List

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Deadline for Fall 2015 applications: February 11, 2015

Bob RAE, former Premier of Ontario

John McCALLUM, former Minister of National Defence

and former Chief Economist, Royal Bank

Kevin PAGE, former Parliamentary Budget Officer

Recent 2013-14 guests have included:

Mr. David Mulroney, Mr. Dominique Wolton, Hon. Pierre Pettigrew, Dr. Clayton Ruby, Amb. Marie-Anne Coninsx, Mr. Paul Heinbecker, Ms. Marie-Lucie Morin, Senator David Smith, Mr. Robert Calderisi, Ms. Marianne McLean, Mr. Tony Giles, Mr. Craig Scott, Mr. Irvin Studin, Mr. Eric Morse.


Alex Himelfarb, GSPIA and CGC Director, Official Blog:



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Hosek, Chaviva
President & CEO

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

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Current Committee Members
Abella, Rosalie
Justice, Supreme Court of Canada

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Campbell, Kim
Board of Directors, Club of Madrid
Former Prime Minister of Canada

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Cappe, Mel
President, Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP).
Former Clerk of the Privy Council

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Collenette, David
Former federal cabinet minister

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Courtis, Kenneth
Founding Chairman, Asia Capital Partners & East Gate Capital

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  Doré, Paule
Corporate Director

Fraser, Graham
Commissioner of Official Languages
Former National Affairs Writer and weekly columnist
at the Toronto Star

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Genest, Paul
Deputy Minister

Pan/Parapan American Games Secretariat

Deputy Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs


Gibbins, Roger
President and CEO, Canada West Foundation

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Gosselin, Hélène
Deputy Minister of Labour, Canada

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Hébert, Chantal
National Affairs Writer and Columnist at the Toronto Star

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Heenan, Roy L.
Founder and Partner, Heenan Blaikie
Chairman & Founding Director, Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

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Lamoureux, Claude
Former President and CEO, Ontario Teachers’
Pension Plan

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Macdonald, H. Ian
Graduate Program Director, Public Administration Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University

President Emeritus, York University

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McNee, John
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations

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Meekison, J. Peter
University Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta
Former Deputy Minister, Government of Alberta

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Meighen, Michael A.
Senator & Lawyer, Ogilvy Renault

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Pratte, André
Writer, columnist and editor at La Presse

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Rouleau, Paul
Justice, Ontario Court of Appeal & Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

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Roy, Jean-Louis
Former President, Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development)
Former Secretary General of the Agence de la Francophonie

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Wells, Paul
Senior Columnist, Maclean's

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