BOB RAE

Navigating Global Challenges: Insights from Four Decades of Diplomacy and Investment with Ambassador Bob Rae

In this exclusive interview with Bob Rae, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York, we delve into pressing questions about the role of the United Nations in today’s world. We also talk about the implications of the upcoming US election, and the imperative for wealthy nations like Canada to address the refugee crisis amidst …

Brian Gallant

Exploring Canada’s Role in Space: A Conversation with Brian Gallant, CEO of Space Canada

In an era where space exploration and technology are rapidly evolving, nations across the globe are strategically positioning themselves to capitalize on the immense opportunities presented by the space sector. Within this landscape, how does Canada fair as a notable player and do investors play a crucial role in advancing the nation’s space endeavors? We asked Brian Gallant, CEO of …

Poul Winslow

3 Questions for Poul Winslow on Emerging Markets

The emerging markets story has shifted in the last few years as geopolitical tensions rise and policymakers continue to grapple with the after effects of the global pandemic. For investors, it means re-evaluating the risks and opportunities. Emerging markets are on the agenda at the CLC’s upcoming Challenge of Change Forum being held at the Manoir Richelieu in Charlevoix Quebec from June 12-14. CLC Advisory Board …

Jeff Sommers

Top Risks for DC Plan Sponsors Right Now

What are the key economic and legal risks facing Canadian defined contribution pension plans today? It’s a key question and one that will be addressed on the agenda of the CLC’s upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum taking place from April 17-18, 2024, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. Speaking about the top legal risks will be Jeff Sommers, a Partner …

Christy Clark

Christy Clark Joins CLC at the Challenge of Change Forum

The annual Challenge of Change Forum will be held from June 12-14 at the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu in Charlevoix Quebec. As part of the agenda, we are pleased to announce that Christy Clark, former Premier of British Columbia, will be joining us as keynote. Clark is the longest-serving female Premier in Canadian history and the only woman in Canada ever …

Bruce Sellery

Keynote Announcement: 2024 DC Plan Experience Forum

This year’s DC Plan Experience Forum will convene Canada’s leading DC pension decision-makers to discuss the myriad ways the DC space is shifting to improve outcomes for plan members. The theme, DC Evolution – Adapting for the Future, will focus on the shifting needs of plan members and the solutions plan sponsors are adopting to improve their experience. The agenda …

Jennifer Weeks

Using AI to improve outcomes for plan members 

The stunning rise of AI over the past year has touched just about every sector of the global economy so it’s no surprise that DC plan sponsors are also seeking ways to leverage this technology in their own plans. Jennifer Weeks, vice-president of strategy with BEworks is a leading researcher who is looking at the link between behavioural science and …

Andrew Lo

Andrew Lo on AI, Asset Owners and the Future of Investing

As one of the most innovative and thoughtful finance academics working today, Andrew Lo has spent his career encouraging investors to take an adaptive and forward-thinking approach to financial markets. Which is why we are so pleased to have Andrew speaking at the CLC’s inaugural DB New Ideas Forum being held on February 22, 2024, at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel. In …