The Group of 78 hosts special speakers and events from time to time.
September 15, 2016 – Leap Manifesto: A Climate Change Debate, Panelists Payam Akhavan, Marina Ottaway, Mokhtar Lamani, and Sebastien Beaulieu. Moderator, Paul Dewar.
March 10, 2016 – Panel Discussion: “Pathways to Peace in Syria and Iraq” Panelists Payam Akhavan, Marina Ottaway, Mokhtar Lamani, and Sebastien Beaulieu. Moderator, Paul Dewar. For links to background reading articles and speakers’ bios click here
November 19, 2015 – Ed Broadbent – The Future of Social Democracy: reflections on Canada’s federal election
February 3, 2015 Academic Seminar Series – Ron Labonte and Steven Hoffmann Neo-Ebolism: How neoliberal globalization helps us understand the what, why and so what of Ebola
October 30, 2012 – Rt. Hon. Joe Clark – Leading from Beside: Opportunities for Canadian Foreign Policy
November 28, 2011 – Jim Stanford – Taking Back Credit: Why Democratizing Control over Money is Essential to Global Well-Being
April 29, 2008 – Women’s Empowerment in Afghanistan with Khorshied Samad, Najia Haneefi, Khadija Bahram, Mirwais Nahzat, and Kathryn Trevene
January 30, 2008 – Jack Layton – NATO in Afghanistan: From Bad to Worse
May 12, 2007 – Foreign Policy Forum on a Progressive Canadian Foreign Policy for the 21st Century
May 1, 2006 – Twenty-fifth Anniversary Gala Dinner with Senator Douglas Roche, Senator the Very Reverend Lois Wilson, and Richard Harmston