Margaret MacMillan

Podium

Margaret MacMillan

The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs held its 79th annual summer conference in Orillia, Ont., from August 5th to 8th, 2010. This year’s theme was “Watershed Moment or Wasted Opportunity.” Participants examined the global economic meltdown and how it has changed views on the economy, the role of the state, and public policy. On August 5th, 2010, writer and historian Margaret MacMillan delivered the opening keynote address.