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2024 Progress Summit: Panel Discussion on 2SLGBTQI+ Issues

Progressive leaders from across Canada gather at the Broadbent Institute's 2024 Progress Summit in Ottawa. This summit is traditionally the largest annual progressive political conference in Canada. This year’s theme is “Making the Good Society.” Thought leaders, elected officials, and frontline activists look at Ed Broadbent's legacy, ideas and fight for social equality and justice for ordinary Canadians. Fae Johnstone (executive director, Wisdom2Action) and Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah (executive director, Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity) sits down with Luke LeBrun (editor, PressProgress) to discuss queer, trans, and labour movements against the far-right. (April 11, 2024)
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CJF J-Talk: Misinformation in the Age of AI

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) holds a discussion on the potential implications of generative AI on media credibility and the future of journalism. The panelists discuss the dangers of AI- generated misinformation and disinformation and the ways journalists and news organizations can effectively build and maintain the public's trust and confidence in the media. Dalia Hashim (program and research lead for AI and media integrity at the Partnership on AI), Patrick Dell (senior visuals editor at The Globe and Mail), Charlie Beckett (professor of practice, director of Polis and the Polis/LSE Journalism and AI project) and Alfred Hermida (professor, School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia) talk about these tectonic shifts in the media landscape. (January 23, 2024)
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Democracy XChange 2024: In Conversation with Director of 'Navalny' Documentary

At the Democracy XChange summit in Toronto, Canadian director Daniel Roher discusses his Academy-Award-winning documentary 'Navalny' with award-winning investigative journalist Christo Grozev and journalist Lisa LaFlamme. The theme of the fifth edition of the DXC summit is "courage through chaos". (April 13, 2024)
Public Record

Nunavut Premier at Canadian Club of Ottawa

Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok delivers a keynote address at an event hosted by the Canadian Club of Ottawa. (April 29, 2024)
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Democracy XChange 2024: Canada Amidst Chaos

At the Democracy XChange summit in Toronto, Steven Hassan (founding director of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center), Michael Wernick (Jarislowsky chair in public sector management at the University of Ottawa), and Leah West (associate professor of international affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs) take part in a discussion on threats to democracy and the possibility of another Trump presidency. Karim Bardeesy (executive director of the Dais) moderates the conversation. The theme of the fifth edition of the DXC summit is "courage through chaos". (April 13, 2024)
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Public Policy Forum Growth Summit 2024: Productivity Panel

The Public Policy Forum’s 2024 Canada Growth Summit brings together the top minds in policy, business, investment and government in Toronto to discuss economic policy and Canada’s productivity. Trevor Tombe (University of Calgary), Carolyn Wilkins ( Princeton University), Kaylie Tiessen (Unifor) and Dan O’Brien (Institute of International and European Affairs) join Heather Scoffield (Business Council of Canada) to discuss why productivity is deteriorating in Canada. (April 11, 2024)
Headline Politics

Daily Recap - June 19, 2024

At Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Governor General Mary Simon presides over a swearing-in ceremony for Steven MacKinnon, the new minister of labour and seniors. Following the ceremony, Minister MacKinnon responds to questions from reporters. The change to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet comes following the resignation of Seamus O’Regan. O’Regan, who has been the member of Parliament for St. John’s South–Mount Pearl, N.L,, since 2015, was first appointed to cabinet in 2017. O’Regan has said that he will stay on as an MP but will not seek re-election. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay speaks with reporters following the Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture. He is joined at the news conference in Whitehorse by John Streicker (Yukon energy, mines, and resources minister) and André Lamontagne (Quebec agriculture minister). The ministers discuss the approval of a grocery sector code of conduct and their endorsement of a request to the federal government for $1.2 million in short-term funding to implement this new code of conduct that aims to improve fairness and predictability in the agricultural sector. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with the media in Edmonton about his party’s fight to lower rents. He is joined by Trisha Estabrooks, the NDP candidate for Edmonton Centre. British Columbia Premier David Eby makes an announcement on access to specialized cancer care in the province. He is joined at the news conference in Vancouver by B.C.’s Health Minister Adrian Dix.
CPAC Special

Council of the Federation – Halifax

Canada's 13 premiers meet in Halifax from July 15-17, 2024, to discuss a variety of topics, including jurisdictional issues, equalization, defence, and threats to political officials. CPAC Host Michael Serapio speaks to Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey and British Columbia Premier David Eby about their respective priorities.
Public Record

Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: Impact on Content Creators

The University of Montreal and the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) host the symposium “Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: Perspectives from Canada, France, Belgium, Quebec”. Hervé Agbodjan Prince (director, Observatory of the Economic Francophonie) moderates a panel discussion on the influence of platforms on content creators with David Bussières (singer-songwriter), Richard Jean-Baptiste (VP and executive producer, innovation and business development, Attraction), Géraldine Goffaux Callebaut (professor of private law, Université d'Orléans), and Youssef Arrif (manager, Observatoire de la langue française, OIF). The symposium highlights initiatives aimed at countering the dominance of digital giants and their impact on the media and culture. (April 19, 2024)
Headline Politics

Daily Recap - June 19, 2024

At Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Governor General Mary Simon presides over a swearing-in ceremony for Steven MacKinnon, the new minister of labour and seniors. Following the ceremony, Minister MacKinnon responds to questions from reporters. The change to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet comes following the resignation of Seamus O’Regan. O’Regan, who has been the member of Parliament for St. John’s South–Mount Pearl, N.L,, since 2015, was first appointed to cabinet in 2017. O’Regan has said that he will stay on as an MP but will not seek re-election. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay speaks with reporters following the Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture. He is joined at the news conference in Whitehorse by John Streicker (Yukon energy, mines, and resources minister) and André Lamontagne (Quebec agriculture minister). The ministers discuss the approval of a grocery sector code of conduct and their endorsement of a request to the federal government for $1.2 million in short-term funding to implement this new code of conduct that aims to improve fairness and predictability in the agricultural sector. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with the media in Edmonton about his party’s fight to lower rents. He is joined by Trisha Estabrooks, the NDP candidate for Edmonton Centre. British Columbia Premier David Eby makes an announcement on access to specialized cancer care in the province. He is joined at the news conference in Vancouver by B.C.’s Health Minister Adrian Dix.
CPAC Special

Council of the Federation – Halifax

Canada's 13 premiers meet in Halifax from July 15-17, 2024, to discuss a variety of topics, including jurisdictional issues, equalization, defence, and threats to political officials. CPAC Host Michael Serapio speaks to Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey and British Columbia Premier David Eby about their respective priorities.
Public Record

Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: The Role of the State

The University of Montreal and the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) host the symposium “Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: Perspectives from Canada, France, Belgium, Quebec”. Nicolas Vermeys (director of CRDP) moderates a panel discussion on the role of the state in regulating platforms with Luc Sirois (Quebec's chief innovator), Denis Bouchard (coordinator and professor, digital media and communications, Collège La Cité), Jean-Paul Philippot (managing director, RTBF) and Thomas Owen Ripley (associate assistant deputy minister, cultural affairs, Canadian Heritage). The symposium highlights initiatives aimed at countering the dominance of digital giants and their impact on the media and culture. (April 18, 2024)
Headline Politics

Daily Recap - June 19, 2024

At Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Governor General Mary Simon presides over a swearing-in ceremony for Steven MacKinnon, the new minister of labour and seniors. Following the ceremony, Minister MacKinnon responds to questions from reporters. The change to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet comes following the resignation of Seamus O’Regan. O’Regan, who has been the member of Parliament for St. John’s South–Mount Pearl, N.L,, since 2015, was first appointed to cabinet in 2017. O’Regan has said that he will stay on as an MP but will not seek re-election. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay speaks with reporters following the Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture. He is joined at the news conference in Whitehorse by John Streicker (Yukon energy, mines, and resources minister) and André Lamontagne (Quebec agriculture minister). The ministers discuss the approval of a grocery sector code of conduct and their endorsement of a request to the federal government for $1.2 million in short-term funding to implement this new code of conduct that aims to improve fairness and predictability in the agricultural sector. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with the media in Edmonton about his party’s fight to lower rents. He is joined by Trisha Estabrooks, the NDP candidate for Edmonton Centre. British Columbia Premier David Eby makes an announcement on access to specialized cancer care in the province. He is joined at the news conference in Vancouver by B.C.’s Health Minister Adrian Dix.
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The Value of Universities to Quebec and Canada

The Consortium of English Language CEGEPs, Colleges and Universities of Quebec and the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada host a roundtable on the value of universities to Quebec and Canada at the McGill Faculty Club in Montreal. Graham Carr (president and vice-chancellor, Concordia University), Sébastien Lebel-Grenier (principal and vice-chancellor, Bishop’s University), Deep Saini (president and vice-chancellor, McGill University), Martine St-Victor (general manager, Edelman Montreal), and Val Walker (CEO, Business + Higher Education Roundtable) participate in the panel discussion moderated by Francine Pelletier (journalist-in-residence at Concordia University). (March 13, 2024)
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2024 Progress Summit: Indigenous Creators Tell Their Stories

Progressive leaders from across Canada gather at the Broadbent Institute's 2024 Progress Summit in Ottawa. This summit is traditionally the largest annual progressive political conference in Canada. This year’s theme is “Making the Good Society.” Thought leaders, elected officials, and frontline activists look at Ed Broadbent's legacy, ideas and fight for social equality and justice for ordinary Canadians. In this session, traditional hoop and powwow dancer James Jones and entrepreneur Ashley Michel share their personal stories and inspire future generations by reclaiming their culture. Jared Walker, member of the board of directors of the Broadbent Insitute, moderates the conversation. (April 11, 2024)
Public Record

2024 Progress Summit: Panel Discussion on 2SLGBTQI+ Issues

Progressive leaders from across Canada gather at the Broadbent Institute's 2024 Progress Summit in Ottawa. This summit is traditionally the largest annual progressive political conference in Canada. This year’s theme is “Making the Good Society.” Thought leaders, elected officials, and frontline activists look at Ed Broadbent's legacy, ideas and fight for social equality and justice for ordinary Canadians. Fae Johnstone (executive director, Wisdom2Action) and Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah (executive director, Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity) sits down with Luke LeBrun (editor, PressProgress) to discuss queer, trans, and labour movements against the far-right. (April 11, 2024)
Public Record

CJF J-Talk: Misinformation in the Age of AI

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) holds a discussion on the potential implications of generative AI on media credibility and the future of journalism. The panelists discuss the dangers of AI- generated misinformation and disinformation and the ways journalists and news organizations can effectively build and maintain the public's trust and confidence in the media. Dalia Hashim (program and research lead for AI and media integrity at the Partnership on AI), Patrick Dell (senior visuals editor at The Globe and Mail), Charlie Beckett (professor of practice, director of Polis and the Polis/LSE Journalism and AI project) and Alfred Hermida (professor, School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia) talk about these tectonic shifts in the media landscape. (January 23, 2024)
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2024 Michener Award Ceremony

Governor General Mary Simon presents the 2023 Michener Award recognizing excellence in public-service journalism. This year’s finalists are The Canadian Press, CBC/Radio-Canada, The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, The Narwhal, The Toronto Star and Radio-Canada. During the ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, the governor general also honours the 2024 Michener fellowship recipients and presents the Michener-Baxter Award for exceptional service to Canadian journalism. Established in 1971 by then-governor general Roland Michener, the Michener Award honours outstanding and unbiased public-service journalism. (June 14, 2024)
Supreme Court Hearings

Daniel Hodgson v. His Majesty the King

Did the Court of Appeal err in concluding that the trial judge’s failure to infer intent for murder was a reviewable legal error? Did the Court of Appeal err in concluding that the trial judge was required to infer the intent for murder? Did Court of Appeal exceed its jurisdiction in concluding that the trial judge’s failure to infer intent for murder was a reviewable legal error?
Supreme Court Hearings

Gabriel Boudreau v. His Majesty the King

Did the trial judge arrive at an unreasonable verdict by drawing illogical inferences? Was the trial judge's verdict based on illogical inferences that were clearly contradicted by evidence?
In Committee from the House of Commons

Finance - June 13, 2024

Finance - June 13, 2024 CPAC brings viewers a detailed examination of policy matters through broadcasts of select House of Commons committees.
In Committee from the House of Commons

Special Committee on Canada-China Relations - June 10, 2024

Special Committee on Canada-China Relations - June 10, 2024 CPAC brings viewers a detailed examination of policy matters through broadcasts of select House of Commons committees.
Public Record

Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: The Role of Algorithms

The University of Montreal and the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) host the symposium “Cultural Sovereignty and Digital Giants: Perspectives from Canada, France, Belgium, Quebec”. Alain Saulnier (author and expert in journalism and media) moderates a panel discussion on the role of algorithms in promoting non-American cultural and linguistic content with Valentine Goddard (founder and CEO, AI Impact Alliance), Maxime St-Pierre (general manager, digital media, Radio-Canada), and Michel Vallée (president and CEO, Culture pour tous). Former senator Serge Joyal delivers remarks on sovereignty and the protection of rights. The symposium highlights initiatives aimed at countering the dominance of digital giants and their impact on the media and culture. (April 18, 2024)
Outburst

July 20, 2024

Glen McInnis collects Canadians’ opinions on political issues. This week Outburst is asking Canadians: Have the extreme weather events in Canada changed your view on climate change? Should voting in elections be mandatory? Which of the federal leaders would best represent Canada internationally? What makes your part of the country unique?
In Committee from the House of Commons

Public Accounts - June 6, 2024

Public Accounts - June 6, 2024 CPAC brings viewers a detailed examination of policy matters through broadcasts of select House of Commons committees.
In Committee from the House of Commons

Public Accounts - June 13, 2024

Public Accounts - June 13, 2024 CPAC brings viewers a detailed examination of policy matters through broadcasts of select House of Commons committees.
In Committee from the House of Commons

Natural Resources - June 17, 2024

Natural Resources - June 17, 2024 CPAC brings viewers a detailed examination of policy matters through broadcasts of select House of Commons committees.
Public Record

AFN 2024 Annual General Assembly – Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers remarks and takes questions from delegates on day 3 of the Assembly of First Nations' 45th annual general assembly in Montreal. First Nations leaders and delegates from across the country are gathering over three days from July 9-11 to discuss policy issues and set priorities for the coming year. (July 11, 2024)
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AFN 2024 Annual General Assembly – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh delivers remarks and takes questions from delegates on day 3 of the Assembly of First Nations' 45th annual general assembly in Montreal. First Nations leaders and delegates from across the country are gathering over three days from July 9-11 to discuss policy issues and set priorities for the coming year. (July 11, 2024)
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Nunavut Premier at Canadian Club of Ottawa

Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok delivers a keynote address at an event hosted by the Canadian Club of Ottawa. (April 29, 2024)