Past Speakers


Andrew Scheer, PC MP

Sabrina Geremia, Country Manager, Google Canada

Richard W. Pound, C.C., O.Q., Q.C., Ad. E, FCA

Bert Hick, Founder, Rising Tide Consultants

Sarah Mohsin, Client Relations Officer, Rising Tide Consultants

Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada

The Honourable James Moore, PC, MA, Senior Business Advisor, Dentons Canada LLP

Ellen S. Kief, Counsel – U.S. Immigration Law, Practitioner of Foreign Law (BC), Dentons Canada LLP


The Honourable David Eby, Attorney General of BC

Jill Tipping, President & CEO, BC Tech

Ian Hanomansing, Host, The National, CBC

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada

Phil Lind

Proportional Representation Debate with PolitiCoast, Suzanne Anton QC and Seth Klein

Senator Larry Campbell


Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada

Tamara Vrooman, President & CEO, Vancity

Brandt Louie, President & CEO, H.Y. Louie Co. Limited, Chairman - London Drugs Limited

Brian Burke, President, Hockey Operations, Calgary Flames

Dr. Santa J. Ono, President, UBC

Jorge Araya, President & CEO, Imperial Tobacco Canada

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Don Lindsay, OBC, President, Teck Resources Ltd

Rahul Bhardwaj, President & CEO, Institute of Corporate Directors

Right Honourable Martin Brian Mulroney


Peter Mansbridge, Chief Correspondent of CBC News

Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary

Anne Giardini, 11th Chancellor at Simon Fraser University and past President of Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Peter Legge, Chairman & CEO, Canada Wide Media Limited

Honourable Robert J. Bauman, Chief Justice of British Columbia, Court of Appeal for British Columbia, Court of Appeal Yukon

Rick Antonson, Author, Former President and CEO of Tourism Vancouver

Bernard Lord, President & CEO, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

His Excellency Nicholas Chapuis, Ambassador of the French Republic to Canada

Kathryn Molloy, Executive Director, Heritage BC 

Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence


Adam Palmer, Chief Constable, Vancouver Police Department

Right Honourable Kim Campbell PC, CC, OBC, QC

John Furlong OC, OBC, CEO, Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games