80th Annual Couchiching Conference
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs held its 80th annual summer conference in Orillia (Ont.) from August 4th to 7th, 2011. This year’s theme was “From the Ground Up: Civic Engagement in Our Time”. The first panel on August 6th was entitled “Agents of Change.” The panellists were Albina Ruiz Rios (Founding President and Executive Director, Ciudad Saludable Group, Peru), Andrew Heintzman (President and CEO, Investeco) and the Honourable Jim Prentice (Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBC).