Luncheons 2013

The Group of 78 hosts a luncheon speaker series  in Ottawa each month from October to June, except December. The presentation focuses on a current issue of the day and provides ample opportunity for debate and discussion.

Byers_Michael_by_Alejandra_Aguirre_2006-12November 19, 2013 – Michael Byers – From Sea Kings to F-35s: What’s wrong with Canadian military procurement?
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DeSalaberry_MichelOctober 29, 2013 – Michel de Salaberry – The Case of the Disappearing Centre in Egyptian (and Other) Politics
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Rath_AmitavJune 25, 2013 – Amitav Rath India and the World: Rebalancing Economies and Power
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Speaking Notes

Christensen_JohnMay 28, 2013 – John Christensen – Tax: The Forgotten Element of Development
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Presentation
More information: Tax Justice Network, Canadians for Tax Fairness

Kate HigginsApril 30, 2013 – Kate Higgins – International Development at a Crossroads: The Millennium Development Goals Beyond 2015
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Laliberte_AndreMarch 26, 2013 – André Laliberté – Challenges to the New Leadership in China
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Swift_Jamie_photo_by_Bernard_ClarkFebruary 26, 2013 – Jamie Swift – Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety
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Jamie swift is co-author of Warrior Nation.

January 29, 2013 – John Jacobs – Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA): For Whose Benefit And At Whose Cost?
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives paper – Straightjacket: CETA’s Constraining Effects on Ontario