Speeches

Roundtable members often share their vision for Canada’s future through speeches and statements. Their ideas and words are profiled here.

Dave McKay, President and CEO of the Royal Bank of Canada: “An agile future through work-integrated learning”

Speech to the Universities Canada Governing Council Chamber meeting:
An agile future through work-integrated learning

April 27, 2016
Toronto, Ontario
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Ladies and gentlemen, it is a great honour for me to speak to you for your Annual Meeting today.

A few weeks ago, I was addressing our shareholders in Montreal at RBC’s Annual Meeting.

And since then, as I have been preparing for my remarks today, it has really struck me how, in many ways, we share the same challenges.

I, like you all, run a respected …

21st Century Education

Notes for Remarks by Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor to the Economic Club of Canada in March 2016.

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Thank you, and good afternoon everyone.

Pat (Horgan of IBM), thank you for the kind introduction.

And thank you also for IBM’s outstanding partnership with the University of Waterloo.

IBM is an innovation leader, and our partnership is a great example of what we’re discussing today.

Let me acknowledge some other valued partners:

  • Sheldon Levy, Deputy Minister
  • Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre
  • Members of the University of Waterloo

Foundations for Canada’s Prosperity: Signposts & Directions

Dr. Meric Gertler
President, University of Toronto
Address to the Empire Club of Canada

Full speech and graphics available at the University of Toronto website, here.

My main argument is a simple one: at …