Kevin Lynch (clerk of the Privy Council and secretary to the Cabinet) speaks at the 77th annual Couchiching Conference hosted by the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs, Orillia, Ont., August 8, 2008. This year’s conference is entitled "The Power of Knowledge: The New Global Currency."
Mr. Lynch’s address, entitled "Globalization and Competitiveness," focuses on the effect that globalization and information technology have had on the scale and pace of change in key areas including intellectual capital, trade, and migration. Mr. Lynch also puts forward his vision for Canada in an increasingly globalized world. After speaking, Mr. Lynch fields questions from conference attendees.