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

November 2018

November 1st, 2018 – Stewart Wheeler, Assistant Deputy Minister of International Relations and Chief of Protocol at the Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs – Cabinet Office

November 15th, 2018 – Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament – House of Commons of Canada

November 22nd, 2018 – Andrew Coyne, Canadian columnist with the National Post and a member of the At Issue panel on CBC’s The National

November 29th, 2018 – Greg Stanford, U.S. Consul General at the U.S. Consulate of Toronto

january 2019

January 17th, 2019 – Madalina Chesoi, Analyst for Library of Parliament 

January 24th, 2019 – Louise Frechette, former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and currently serving a three-year term at the Centre for International Governance Innovation