$70 – $125

Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 Conference

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Design Exchange

234 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5K 1B2


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Join us on December 11-12, 2017 in Toronto for a policy conference, hosted by the Mowat Centre, to assess how provinces can initiate innovative policy responses to the issues shaping Canada’s future.

The conference will mark the 50th anniversary of the Confederation of Tomorrow conference, a landmark event convened by the Premier of Ontario to allow political leaders from all ten provinces to share perspectives on the country’s promising future and to identify priorities for change.

Confirmed Speakers

Leslee White-Eye

Consultant, Facilitator and Speaker, Former Chief of Chippewas of the Thames FN

The Hon. Bob Rae

Senior Partner, Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP

Jennifer Winter

Scientific Director, Energy and Environmental Policy, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

Mireille Paquet

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science at Concordia University; William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University

Gabriel Eidleman

Associate Director, Teaching Innovation at School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

Doug Saunders

Author, Journalist and Columnist, The Globe and Mail

Steve Paikin

Anchor, TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin

More speakers to follow


  • How provincial governments can advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples
  • Environment, energy and climate change
  • The future of Canada’s social safety net
  • Immigration policy
  • States and provinces: Local solutions to global challenges
  • Québec’s policy on “Québec affirmation and Canadian relations”
  • The growing importance of cities
  • The evolution of public attitudes towards federalism

Opening Reception

December 11, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
TD Tower, 54th Floor


December 12, 2017
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Design Exchange, The Trading Floor

Ticket includes admittance to both the reception and conference.

Early bird discount in effect until November 12th, 2017.

For more information please visit http://confederationoftomorrow.ca/

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