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”

Excerpt from a speech to the the Universities Canada Governing Council Chamber meeting: An agile future through work-integrated learning

“I’d like to speak to you today, as one CEO to others. Speak to you as someone who is leading an organization through a disruptive and disrupting world, to you, leaders who are also wrestling with your own seismic changes.

I will comment on the great disruptions that both our sectors are in the midst of. And what we as leaders can do to ensure the outcome is not only positive …

21st Century Education

Except from remarks by Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor to the Economic Club of Canada in March 2016.

“Working together, our universities can give our students, our communities, our industries, and our country a sustainable competitive advantage.

A competitive advantage designed for the 4th industrial revolution — the new knowledge economy.

We’re building on strong foundations.

Our existing innovation capacity continues to be world class.

The quality of the talent we are producing is world class.

The demand from local industry to access both of these Ontario resources is …

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 …