VANCOUVER, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - On Friday, Nov. 4, some of Canada's most
impressive young leaders, the Action Canada Fellows, will host a public
dialogue in Winnipeg, MB on ideas for advancing Canada's economic
The dialogue will be focused on three issues: how inequality and poverty
are jeopardizing our human capital, how to develop a creative workforce
for tomorrow, and financing Canada's low-carbon energy future.
The Fellows will host the public dialogue on Friday, Nov. 4, 7:30 am -
12:30 pm in Convocation Hall at the University of Winnipeg. This event
is free. Registration is recommended. Please RSVP to TFwinnipeg2011@actioncanada.ca.
The dialogue will feature presentations from leaders in government,
business and academia. They include John Curtis, Founding Chief
Economist, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor, Queen's
University; Tom Rand '07, Lead Advisor, Cleantech - MaRS Discovery
District; Founder & Director, Vci Green Funds Inc.; and Alan Freeman,
Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Manitoba.
Action Canada is a national fellowship program for promising young
Canadians. The program enhances Fellows' leadership skills, broadens
their understanding of Canada and its policy choices, and builds an
exceptional network of leaders for our future.
Hailing from communities across Canada, the 16 Action Canada Fellows are
visiting Winnipeg to learn more about Manitoba's identity, economy and
current cultural and political perspectives.
The Fellows are visiting Winnipeg from Nov. 3-6, 2011. For more
information on the public dialogue, the Action Canada program and the
Fellows' biographies, visit www.actioncanada.ca.
SOURCE Action Canada
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