Nov. 16
Beyond the Ballot: The U.S. election’s impact on Manitoba Nov 16, 2016, Winnipeg, Manitoba

BUY TICKETS HERE November 16, 2016 | Winnipeg Art Gallery The outcome of the U.S. election will inevitably alter our relationship with the most powerful nation on earth. With more than $25 billion in goods flowing back and forth over...

Oct. 26 & 27
U.S. Election Watch: What the vote means for Alberta industry Oct 26 - Oct 27, 2016, Calgary & Edmonton, Alberta

American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (West) and Canada West Foundation present: BUY CALGARY TICKETS  Oct. 26, 2016 | Calgary Petroleum Club BUY EDMONTON TICKETS  Oct. 27, 2016 | Delta Hotels South Conference Centre U.S. voters will choose a new president on...

Oct. 19
Energy Futures Lab presents: Alberta leadership for tomorrow – today Oct 19, 2016, Calgary, Alberta

Please join the Energy Futures Lab Fellows and partners in a reception co-hosted by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Calgary Economic Development, Canada West Foundation and The Natural Step. Connect with senior government, business and non profit leaders to explore...

Oct. 5-6
ENGAGE: Canadian communities & energy decision-making Oct 5 - Oct 6, 2016, University of Ottawa

BUY TICKETS HERE SEE CONFERENCE AGENDA HERE October 5-6, 2016 | University of Ottawa The University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy Project and the Canada West Foundation present ENGAGE: Canadian communities & energy decision making, an evening reception and conference in Ottawa, Ontario...

MAY 6: China Institute presents: 6th Annual National Forum on Chinese Investment in Canada May 6, 2016, University of Alberta

6th Annual National Forum on Chinese Investment in Canada May 6, 2016 *This conference is by invitation-only. If you wish to obtain more information please contact: *protected email* A notable slowdown in China’s economy and high volatility in China’s stock markets sent...

MAY 5: JSGS Public Lecture – Towards a Canadian Climate Strategy: Avoiding the Hammer May 5, 2016, University of Regina

Given the current state of the Alberta and Saskatchewan economies, the prairie provinces may think they won’t be asked to do more on climate change to address international commitments. However, if the Trudeau government is serious about meeting Canada’s global...

Milestone GRP presents: Western Canada Oil & Gas 2016 – Industry Roadmap Event, Feb. 29, 2016 Feb 29, 2016, Calgary, Alberta

Western Canada Oil & Gas Industry Roadmap Event February 29, 9AM to 5 PM, Hyatt Regency, Calgary: Milestone GRP hosts the ‘Western Canada Oil & Gas Industry Roadmap Event’, which brings together an impressive group of participants from their upcoming 250-page...

Alberta’s new climate plan – Jan. 27, 2016, Calgary, AB
How will Alberta’s new climate change plan impact industry, the economy — and the average Albertan’s bottom line? The Canada West Foundation, Canadians for Clean Prosperity and Bennett Jones LLP brought together leading economic, political and industry minds to unpack Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan.

A Roger Gibbins Policy Innovation Fund Event



Winnipeg Family dinner – Oct. 20, 2015

Leaders from government, academia, business and civil society gathered at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg to discuss what new opportunities would arise from the election of a new federal government.

Infrastructure Roundtable –  Toronto, Sept. 9, 2015

Industry and government met at the Pearson International Airport in Toronto to discuss how supply chains are affected by the state of trade infrastructure.

Calgary Family dinner – June 4, 2015

Alberta had elected a new government for the first time in more than 40 years. Local leaders from government, academia, business and civil society gathered at Hotel Arts in Calgary to discuss opportunities and concerns related to this historic change.

Future of North America – Calgary, June 4, 2015

Retired U.S. General David Petraeus and Robert Zoellick, former World Bank president and U.S. Trade Representative, reviewed the report, North America: Time for a New Focus, issued by an Independent Task Force they led, sponsored by the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations.

Security in key energy producer countries in the Americas – Calgary, June 3, 2015

Three “boots on the ground” practitioners discussed what is happening in Latin America with key oil producers. Two were Washington D.C.-based speakers and one was a former Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) officer based in Latin America.

Feeding the Global Middle Class – Saskatoon, April 23, 2015

More than 100 western Canadian producers, exporters and government officials under one roof to discuss the challenges and opportunities of meeting needs of five billion new consumers over the next 20 years.

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