2The 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. This year’s series is dedicated to marking the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations.
November 19, 2015 – Ed Broadbent – The future of social democracy: reflections on Canada’s federal election
May 26, 2015 – Julie Delahanty – The Gathering Storm of Extreme Inequality
April 28, 2015 – Joanna Kerr – Is 2015 the most important year yet for our planet and its people?
February 3, 2015 – Ron Labonté and Stephen Hoffman – Neo-Ebolism: How neoliberal globalization helps us understand the what, why and so what of Ebola
January 27, 2015 – Ron Labonté – “Ebola: What does it tell us about the state of Global Health?”
“Neo-Ebola-ism: What does it tell us about the state of Global Health?”