Canada at 150: Rising to the Challenge – March 26 (Part 3 of 4)

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Canada at 150: Rising to the Challenge – March 26 (Part 3 of 4)

On March 26–28, 2010, in Montreal, leading academics and policy experts from Canada and around the world will participate in “Canada at 150: Rising to the Challenge” , a non-partisan event organized by the Liberal Party of Canada. The three-day event has been described as a chance for “some of Canada’s leading thinkers and doers to grapple with big issues facing our country.”

Learning as a National Priority

Carolyn Acker (founder of Pathways to Education Canada), Lloyd Axworthy (president and vice-chancellor of the University of Winnipeg), and others outlined how learning and higher education is essential for the jobs of tomorrow. Following their discussion, panellists responded to questions from the audience and online participants.