The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

February 11, 2016 14:00 ET

Media Advisory - The Economic Club Presents: Syrian Refugee Resettlement - A Panel Discussion

Title Sponsor: RBC

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 11, 2016) - A panel discussion on the topic of Syrian Refugee Resettlement on a municipal, provincial and federal level. Themes include the challenges and benefits of the resettlement plan, the roles of the partners involved, and how private citizens, small businesses and corporations can all assist in the effort.

WHO: Panelists
Hon. John McCallum: Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship – Government of Canada
Hon. Michael Chan: Minister of Citizenship, Immigration & International Trade – Province of Ontario
Councillor Joe Mihevc: City of Toronto, Ward 21 – St. Paul's West and Newcomer Advocate
Wendy Cukier: Vice-President of Research and Innovation, Ryerson University and Co-founder, Lifeline Syria
Danielle Bochove: Business Journalist, Bloomberg News
Opening Remarks
John Stackhouse: Senior Vice-President – Office of the CEO, RBC
WHAT: The Economic Club of Canada welcomes Lifeline Syria and Panelists to discuss the topic of Syrian Refugee Resettlement.
WHEN: Friday, February 12th, 2016
11:15am: Registration begins
12:15pm: Opening remarks begin
12:30pm: Panel discussion begins
1:30pm: End of event
WHERE: King Edward Hotel – Sovereign Ballroom
37 King Street East, Toronto

Contact Information

  • To confirm attendance or for more information
    about the event, please contact:
    The Economic Club of Canada
    Kara Merpaw