WHERE/WHEN DESCRIPTION   STATUS
TORONTO
2008/05/13
7:30 p.m.
Convocation Hall, University of Toronto
Well, Well: An evening of dialogue on social change
A thought-provoking discussion featuring two of the world’s leading popular thinkers / theorists / speakers: Malcolm Gladwell and Mark Kingwell. The evening will encourage thought and dialogue about social change.
   
VANCOUVER
2008/04/03
6:30 p.m.
St. John's College, University of BC
Michael Geist: E-publishing and the law
Internationally renowned expert on law and the internet Michael Geist will highlight the role that the Internet is playing for new creativity and knowledge sharing, while identifying the business and policy challenges this creates for journalism.
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OTTAWA
2008/04/01
6:30 p.m.
Rideau Room, Sheraton Hotel Ottawa
The Media and National Security and Intelligence: Mutual Dependence, Mutual Distrust
While public interest in national security and intelligence issues has soared, media and academic access to information about these activities is constrained. What is the right balance in the new security realities?
In collaboration with: CASIS/ACERS
Sponsors: CNW Group, Waste Management
   
TORONTO
2008/03/06
6:30 p.m.
Auditorium, MaRS Discovery District
Michael Geist: E-publishing and the law
Internationally renowned expert on law and the internet Michael Geist will highlight the role that the Internet is playing for new creativity and knowledge sharing, while identifying the business and policy challenges this creates for journalism.
   
TORONTO
2008/01/29
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
Pamela Wallin: Reporting on Afghanistan
Former journalist Pamela Wallin offers us a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan, what they learned, their conclusions, and their recommendations for Canada’s future role in that country.
Sponsor: AGF
 
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TORONTO
2007/10/31
4:30 p.m.
Campbell Conference Centre, Munk Centre, University of Toronto
Democracy and Journalism: The View from the Bench
The CJF welcomes Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, to speak on her view of democracy and journalism.
In collaboration with: Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto.
   
TORONTO
2007/10/17
5:30 p.m.
East Commons Room, Hart House, University of Toronto

The Charitable Sector and the Media
While public confidence in the charitable sector remains high, wrinkles are beginning to appear and are being reported increasingly in the media. How is the sector responding to the threat of the public’s confidence eroding? Why should the public care? What is the role of the media?
In collaboration with: Imagine Canada
Sponsor: Spencer Stuart

   
       
TORONTO
2007/10/03
6:30 p.m.
George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto
Reporting Medical Errors
Everybody makes mistakes, but in a hospital these “adverse events” can have life or death consequences. Is the public adequately informed? What do healthcare practitioners know that they aren’t telling us? What’s being done to improve accountability and reduce the number of errors?