Political leadership has always required a careful reading of the landscape, a judgement of the opportunities, and a clear vision of the path forward. The last panel of Better Policy for a Better World featured former Prime Minister Paul Martin and former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley sharing their perspectives on navigating the policy minefields they have encountered.
Watch their insights below:
More about the Panelists
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin continues to contribute on the international arena through a variety of initiatives such as Incentives for Global Health, the not-for-profit behind the Health Impact Fund, where he serves as a member of the Advisory Board. He also sits as an advisor to Canada's Ecofiscal Commission.
Leader, Alberta New Democratic Party
Formerly: Premier of Alberta from 2015 to 2019
Rachel is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Strathcona, and leader of the Alberta New Democratic Party. She was a lawyer before entering politics, focusing on labour law, with a specialty in workers' compensation advocacy and workplace health and safety issues.
Economics professor and Director, Max Bell School of Public Policy; Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
Chris was a member of Finance Minister’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth, former Special Advisor to the Governor of the Bank of Canada, and also former Clifford Clark Visiting Economist at Finance Canada.