Video Highlights

Tuesday December 3, 2013

A Retrospective and New Opportunities
Russ Powers
President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario


Read the text version of Russ Powers' remarks here.

Local Government and Stronger Communities
Janet Hope
Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

The Truth about Happiness: What Six Ingredients Make a Life Well-Lived and How Well Do Canadians Fare?
John Helliwell
Senior Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Retrospective on Local Services Realignment: Why the Past Matters
Pat Vanini
Executive Director, Association of Municipalities of Ontario

Services Realignment 2.0: PMFSDR - Moving the Yardstick on Social Policy

Brian Rosborough
Senior Executive Officer, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus

Cliodhna McMullin
former Assistant Deputy Minister, Provincial Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery, Ministry of Community and Social Services 

Heather MacVicar
former General Manager, City of Toronto, Employment and Social Services

AMO-Ontario Memorandum of Understanding and the Toronto Ontario Cooperation and Consultation Agreement (TOCCA) Explained
Janet Mason
Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

The Second Phase of Poverty Reduction
Melissa Thomson
Project Director, Poverty Reduction Strategy, Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services

In Transition: Emerging Practices and Innovations in Our Changing Times
Allyson Hewitt
Senior Fellow, Social Innovation, MaRS Discovery District

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

Opening Remarks
The Honourable Brad Duguid
Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

The Business Case for Disability
Susan Scott Parker
CEO, Business Disability Forum (UK)

Closing Remarks
Richard Steele
Assistant Deputy Minister, Minister of Community and Social Services