Keynote Speaker Jim Leech (former CEO, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan) presents on the past, present and future of pension plans in Canada.

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Keynote Speakers:

Jim Leech, Former President & CEO – Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, presents on The Past, Present, and Future of Pensions Plans in Canada

The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President & CEO of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, presents on The Role of Commerce in Canada’s Business History

Mr. Robert McIntosh, Director General of Library & Archives Canada, speaks on The Role of the Archives in Canada’s Business History

Professor David A.Wilson, Editor of the Canadian Dictionary of Biography (DCB), presents on The DCB as a Source for Canada’s Business History.

Session Speakers:

Bill Waiser, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan, presents A Tale of Two Futures: The Saskatchewan Business Plan in 1905 and 2005.

Douglas McCalla, University Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph, presents Rural Enterprise and Canadian Business History.

Melanie Buddle, Trent University, speaks on Reflections on the Business of Women:  Engendering Canadian Business History, Past and Present.

Joe Martin, Rotman School of Management at The University of Toronto, presents a memorial tribute to notable economists and business historians Professors Chris Kobrak (1950-2017) and Michael Bliss (1941-2017).

Jim Goodfellow, Retired Partner & Vice Chair – Deloitte, joins Jim Baillie, Retired Partner – Torys, to discuss The  Role of the Legal and Accounting Professions in Canada’s Business History.

Penny Bryden, University of Victoria, speaks on The Role of Central Canada in Canada’s Business History.