3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Senate Chamber, York Hall C123

Glendon Campus, York University
2275 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON

Canada and its Place in the World. Our weekly colloquium is one of the courses open to the public it’s a critical reflection on challenges facing Canada and the Canadian state, from both domestic and international perspectives. Sessions involve faculty members, visiting faculty, practitioners, members of School advisory committee, etc.

September 2018

September 13th, 2018 – Taki Sarantakis, Deputy Minister/President of the Canada School of Public Service will be speaking about Digital Government 

September 20th, 2018 – Marie Deschamps, former Puisne Justice on the Supreme Court of Canada will be speaking about the Canadian Justice System

September 27th, 2018 – Michael Dan, former neurosurgeon and committed philanthropist and Co-founder of the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health will be speaking about the impact of colonization on the health of indigenous people in Canada 


October 4th, 2018 – Pierre Jolicoeur, Head of the Department of Political science and Economics  at the Royal Military College of Canada will discuss “Social Media and Armed Conflict; Case Studies of the Near East”

October 18th, 2018 – Jean Bedard, Chairperson of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal will be presenting “Canada’s Trade Remedies System”

October 25th, 2018 –  Jean Michel Montsion, Associate Professor of Canadian Studies at Glendon College, the Acting Director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada will be speaking alongside 3 other members of his group about Libre-échange, Gouvernance et Démocratie urbaine: Étude comparée de quatre villes canadiennes