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September 21, 2016

Notes for remarks by The Honourable John Manley to the US/Canada Border Conference

Earlier this month, people across the United States and many other countries paused to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the terrorist strikes on September 11, 2001. It’s often said that hard times reveal true friends. That was certainly the case on 9-11. Canadians responded immediately and instinctively to the need for help. Within 45 minutes of the attacks in New York City and Washington, airports across Canada began accepting planes that had been diverted from U.S. airspace. In all, 224 diverted planes ...

September 16, 2016

John Manley: “Talent, skills and education: unlocking an innovation nation – remarks to the Waterloo Innovation Summit”

John Manley: “Talent, skills and education: unlocking an innovation nation – remarks to the Waterloo Innovation Summit”

Notes for remarks to the Waterloo Innovation Summit – check against delivery   One of the things that an event like the Waterloo Innovation Summit really serves to underscore is the degree to which innovation, at its core, is driven by people, not technology. It’s why we’ve come here this week – to meet, learn from and share experiences with people who are leading and managing change in a wide range of settings and contexts. People are the secret sauce ...

September 14, 2016

Guy Laurence, President and Chief Executive Officer Rogers Communications Inc.: “It’s time for Canada”

The following are remarks made by Guy Laurence, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Communication Ltd. to the Canadian Club of Toronto.   Thank you. Good afternoon everyone. First, I’m honoured to speak at the Canadian Club, especially being a “new Canadian.” One who only got his permanent residency just two weeks ago! I’ve actually lived here nearly three years, bought a house, my wife is doing an MA at U of T and I’ve even ...

June 15, 2016

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John Manley: “Designing a tax system for the 21st century: the case for comprehensive reform”

Check against delivery Fifty years ago this summer, Kenneth Carter and his fellow appointees to the Royal Commission on Taxation were hard at work writing their monumental final report. By that point, they had already spent close to four years examining every facet and detail of federal taxation. When the report finally saw the light of day – all 600,000 words, spread across six volumes – it received much praise, but also met deep resistance. Many Canadians agreed with the commission that the ...

May 17, 2016

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