Pierre Pettigrew

Pierre Pettigrew Joins CLC at the DB New Ideas Forum 

The inaugural DB New Ideas Forum will be held on February 22, 2024, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. As part of the agenda, we are pleased to announce that Pierre Pettigrew, former minister of Foreign Affairs and minister of International Trade, will be joining us as opening keynote.  Mr. Pettigrew is presently chair of the board of the Asia …

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Communicating with your board – our top takeaways

Communicating investment recommendations to board members ranks among the top challenges facing pension decision makers today, especially when those members are lay trustees. Our Congressional Huddle at the 2023 International Best Practices Forum brought pension decision makers together to work through a case study where they were asked to address a panel of trustees, both lay and expert, and make …

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Alpha will only get harder to generate (and other findings)

This year’s International Best Practices Forum which took place in Victoria, BC, from October 11-13, 2023, brought together an exceptional group of leaders from across the Canadian pension industry. The two-day agenda sparked conversations about the foundational changes taking hold in the asset management space as investors grapple with geopolitical divisions, rising interest rates, and the growing impact of the …

Justin Lord

Keynote Announcement: 2024 DB New Ideas Forum

The Canadian Leadership Congress will be hosting our 2024 DB Pension New Ideas Forum on February 22 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. This event will convene DB pension decision-makers, asset managers and experts to discuss emerging investment trends and new paradigms for traditional portfolio management approaches. We are pleased to announce our first keynote speaker Justin Lord, Senior Managing …

Drew McFadzean

HOOPP’s Drew McFadzean on AI and Investing

The Canadian Leadership Congress was founded to provide Canadian pension leaders with a forum for learning from one other – the International Best Practices Forum, being held from October 11-13 in Victoria, BC, is no exception. One of the topics on this year’s agenda is AI and Asset Management, The End of the World as We Know It. Moderating this …

Reggie Townsend

Keynote Announcement: SAS’s Reggie Townsend on the Ethics of AI

Keynote Announcement – SAS’s Reggie Townsend on the Ethics of AI As policymakers work to understand and manage the risks of AI, companies in the U.S. are already agreeing to voluntary safeguards to govern the  development and use of this new technology. As that happens, the Canadian Leadership Congress is pleased to announce that Reggie Townsend, Vice President, Data Ethics …

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Bill Moriarty on Reverse Globalization

At the 2023 Challenge of Change Forum in Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, William (Bill) Moriarty, Board Member at HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), took a moment to answer the following question: What was your top takeaway from your panel on reverse globalization?

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John McCluskey on Canada’s Resource Sector

At the 2023 Challenge of Change Forum in Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, John McCluskey, CEO of Alamos Gold, took a moment to answer the following question: What was your top takeaway from your panel on the future of Canada’s resource sector?