READY, SET, RECOVER: Reigniting Canada's Economy

DURATION: 5 hours
This includes sessions delivered during Day 1 of CaGBC's 2020 annual Conference, Building Lasting Change (BLC), delivered in Fall 2020.

As governments and industry consider Canada's pandemic recovery, they will decide where to target increased spending and investment. Green building offers the most actionable solutions and can reignite the economy. The sessions focus on the importance of centering our recovery a stimulus package that could achieve a stronger, cleaner and greener economy. We also discuss the importance of changing the perception of green building in Canada as a viable option to drive ESG, and how can that enable industry to accomplish investments with impact.

  • Opening and Keynote - Paul Hawken (Rediscover Green Building); Moderated by Thomas Mueller, CaGBC.
  • Ready, Set, Recover: Reigniting Canada's Green Economy (Panel discussion). Presenters: Alastair Hamilton, McKinsey & Company; Bruce Lourie, Ivey Foundation; Céline Bak, Analytica Advisors; Vincent Gasparro, Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB); Moderated by Brent Gilmour, CaGBC.
  • Changing the Perception of Green Building Impact in Canada. Presenters: David Bluestone, Partner, ClearPath Strategies; Faith Goodman, CEO, Goodman Sustainability Group.
  • Fast-tracking the Workforce for a Low-carbon Canada (Panel discussion). Presenters: Bill Ferreira, Executive Director, BuildForce Canada; Clare Ashbee, VP Sustainable Building Solutions, EllisDon; Pedro Barata, Executive Director, Future Skills Centre; Moderated by Jeff Ranson, Regional Director, GTA, CaGBC.

  • PLUS
  • Discussion Pod with Pomerleau: A game plan for a green construction recovery. Presenters: Genevieve Roy, Pomerleau; Kaitlyn Tyschenko, Pomerleau; Patrick Lacombe, Pomerleau.


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    Member (National or Chapter members) price: $75

    Non member price: $100

    Regular price: $100.00