Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum--Business of Politics: The Changing Nature of Democracy

CALGARY, Nov. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Bennett Jones will once again host a remarkable group of business leaders and speakers at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum on Friday, November 25th, 2016 at Lake Louise, Alberta.

Now in its fourteenth year, the Business Forum is one of the premier events of its kind in Canada. This year's focus is the Business of Politics: The Changing Nature of Democracy.

Keynote speakers include:

  • David Dodge, Former Governor of the Bank of Canada
  • Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Officer, Diply GoViral
  • Kevin Chan, Head of Policy, Canada, Facebook
  • Hon. John Manley, President &CEO, Business Council of Canada and Former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Ian Anderson, President, Kinder Morgan Canada
  • Hon. Rona Ambrose, Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition
  • Rex Murphy, Broadcaster & Author

"Recent events around the world have prompted many to reflect on the societal changes that are impacting the edifice of one of our most cherished institutions - democracy," says Perry Spitznagel, Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner of Bennett Jones' Calgary office. "The way that our democratic institutions respond to these changes, and how we communicate with each other, formulate our opinions and engage in the political process, are having a profound impact on the conduct of business and the development of our societies."

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About Bennett Jones

Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to over 380 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices. With exceptional experience in complex cross-border and international transactions, the firm is well equipped to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.

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