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Ottawa, Thursday, June 27, 2013
Barney Danson Theatre, Canadian War Museum
Ottawa hosts the CANADA 150 / 2017 STARTS NOW summary event, the final in a series of nationwide conferences in preparation for Canada’s 150th anniversary. Be inspired by artistic performances and speakers from the region and across the country as they present their big ideas for the 150th anniversary of Confederation. A summary of the ideas generated by this conference series will also be presented.
Cindy DoireSinger/SongwriterView Biography
Daniel Thibeault Parliamentary correspondant, Radio-CanadaView Biography
Evan SolomonJournalist and anchor of CBC News Network's Power & Politics with Evan Solomon and CBC Radio One's The HouseView Biography
As well as remarks from: The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Jean-Marc Blais, Director General, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Barbara McInnes – President and CEO, Community Foundation of Ottawa, Jim Watson, Mayor, City of Ottawa, Marc Bureau, Mayor, City of Gatineau, Chorale De La Salle, with Artistic Director Robert Filion.
Conference series partners also spoke: Hubert T. Lacroix, President and CEO, CBC/Radio-Canada, Ian Bird, President and CEO, Community Foundations of Canada, Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer, Corporate Secretary, VIA Rail Canada.