Watch now: videos from the 2021 MISC Annual Conference

Published: 1 December 2021

“Facing Canada's Future”, MISC’s 25th annual conference, reflected on the state of Canada when MISC was created to see how far it has come since that time, and more importantly, to look at the coming years and Canada’s future. The conference addressed national identity, reconciliation, Canada in the world, the impact of COVID-19, technological change, climate change, and more.

Click on each session to watch the video from the conference:

In Conversation with Charles Bronfman and David Johnston (moderated by Althia Raj)

National Unity (Christy Clark, Jean Charest, and André Lecours, moderated by Jonathan Montpetit)

Keynote: Dominic Barton, Canadian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

The Next Steps Towards Reconciliation (Janice Hill, Ghislain Picard, and Val Napoleon, moderated by Emilee Gilpin)

COVID-19 and Canada’s Resilient Future (Charles Breton, David Kaiser, and Danielle Martin, moderated by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée)

Keynote: Terri Givens, Professor of Political Science at McGill University

The Knowledge Economy in Canada (Vass Bednar, Maxime St-Pierre, John Stackhouse, and Taylor Owen, moderated by April Fong)

Environment and Climate Change (Thomas Mulcair, Susanna Fuller, and Suzanne Simard, moderated by Mike de Souza)

Canada in the World (Roland Paris, Bruce Heyman, and Vicki Heyman, moderated by Lori Turnbull)

Keynote and Closing Remarks: Daniel Béland, Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

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