Justice & Government

OPINION |Women’s representation on boards: understanding the path to leadership

When it comes to equality there is a path to leadership. Dr. Maria Giammarco and Dr. Susan Black of The Conference Board of Canada show how.

Minister Monsef headlines a Superhero All-Star Lineup Smashing the Glass Ceiling on Before the Bell|Each for Equal

On March 12, The Hon. Maryam Monsef headlines an all star lineup on Before the Bell live from the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

A New Age of Digital Government

The prime minister has recently appointed Canada’s first minister of digital government, which raises questions about what this means for simplification of government services, privacy and security, and for business interaction with government. Sixth Estate’s Before the Bell assembled a panel of stakeholders and experts, along with minister Joyce Murray, to discuss these questions.

The Honourable Joyce Murray MP Headlines Before the Bell on A New Age of Digital Government

The Honourable Joyce Murray MP, Canada’s new minister of digital government joins, Before the Bell next Thursday, February 20th live from the National Arts Centre to discuss this new role and what digital government will look like for Canadians. Additionally, Before the Bell has invited leading thought leaders to discuss the implications for Canadians and the related

Climate Change and Our Planet

With an Abacus Data survey showing that 33 percent of Canadians worry about climate change every day and the federal government having set a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, Before the Bell assembled a panel of stakeholders and experts to discuss the challenges associated with combatting climate change in Canada.

Greater transparency required to protect privacy in the digital age

With a renewed focus on digital privacy in the wake of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Before the Bell talked to experts and stakeholders about privacy and security in the digital age. They discussed where Canadians stand on these issues, both from a legal perspective and a cultural one, and the degree to which citizens’ perceptions of their own privacy have not kept pace with the ways in which that privacy is being violated, commoditized and redefined.

Cannabis: The Final Countdown

On Thursday morning Before the Bell sat down with industry and stakeholders to debate whether Canada was ready for recreational cannabis, which is set to be legalized sometime in the summer. Many challenges remain for the government, including a lack of research on impairment levels, regulations around home-growth, infrastructure in rural and remote communities, and a public education campaign. Nevertheless, the business community is ready to step up, both producers who are hiring hundreds of Canadians to meet their needs and private security companies who see the need to protect the cannabis value chain.