In the 2013-14 academic year, Canada's Public Policy Forum has presented four lectures by Canadian leaders at universities across Canada.

Mel Cappe

Former Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet

"Supply and Demand for Ideas in Public Policy"

When: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 17:30 - 19:30
Where: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

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The Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain

Former Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick

"Successful kids, successfull country: Why smart public policy needs to include early childhood education"

When: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
Where: Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's NL

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Kevin Lynch

Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group and
Former Clerk of the Privy Council

"The Global Talent Hunt: Are We Playing to Win?"

When: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (PST)
Where: University of British Columbia - Robson Square Theatre 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC

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Mary Simon

Chairperson, National Committee on Inuit Education, past President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami & Canada's first Ambassador for Circumpolar Affairs

"Fulfilling national Arctic interests and obligations through education"

When: Tuesday, April 3, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: University of Manitoba - Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre 92 Dysart Road Winnipeg, MB

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