Watch video interviews with visiting experts from business, government and the media at the Lawrence Centre.
Kelly Johnston, VP, Government Affairs, Campbell’s Soup Co, relays how “small technical differences” can hurt trade and manufacturers, but lessons learned can offer a joint approach to food safety.
William Westman, SVP, International Affairs, for the North American Meat Institute, speaks about the importance of solving technical differences to achieve greater regulatory convergence in a highly integrated NA meat industry.
David Whitman, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, for 3M, reflects on how differences in the interpretation of standards, coupled with a lack of human resources, prevents Canada's agri-food sector from timely access to leading edge food testing technologies.
Mike Robach, VP, Corporate Food Safety, for Cargill, U.S. discusses the importance of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and bringing private and public sectors together to advance regulatory cooperation.
Regulatory Cooperation between Canada and the US goes beyond aligning regulations. Rory McAlpine, Senior Vice President, Government and Industry Relations, Maple Leaf Foods discusses scientific collaboration as a key element where both countries can work together to improve cross-border trade.
Lawrence Centre Fellow, Robert Carberry, founder and chief strategist for the Canadian side of the Regulatory Cooperation Council between Canada and the US, discusses the merits of greater regulatory cooperation in NA with a focus on the agri-food sector.
Linda Hasenfratz, CEO, Linamar Corp, talks about the key elements that help make Linamar competitive internationally and what government can do to help growth strategies of Canadian manufacturers.
Jayson Myers, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), discusses the challenges to his members of trying to succeed internationally and how government can support growth strategies of Canadian manufactures.
Robert Hardt, President and CEO, Siemens Canada, talks about innovative strategies needed for Canadian manufacturers to grow successfully and what government can do to help business compete.
John Beck, Executive Chairman, Aecon Group Inc and Geoff Smith, President and CEO, Ellis Don, discuss the public-private partnership (P3) model to deliver public infrastructure projects.
Robert Hardt talks about the decision by Siemens to invest in New Brunswick Power's smart grid solution, and what government can do to attract such investments.
Coleen Volk, former Assistant Deputy Minister Environment Canada (EC) reflects on the groundbreaking conservation agreement between EC and Total E&P Canada that led to the approval of the Joslyn Mine project.
Lawrence Centre research “The Future of Canadian Manufacturing; Learning from Leading Firms”, is discussed by Ivey professors and prominent leaders in business and government. Read more at: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/lawrencecentre/research/projects/
Simon Kennedy, former Associate Deputy Minister of Industry Canada discusses his strategy for leading accelerated negotiations with the U.S. on Border Security.
Simon Kennedy, former Associate Deputy Minister of Industry Canada illustrates the conundrum of accountability without full authority in negotiating with the U.S. on Border Security.
Richard Dicerni, Deputy Minister of Alberta and former Deputy Minister of Industry Canada, illustrates the complex relationship between a Crown corporation and political shareholder in addressing the 2003 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) crisis.
Madelaine Drohan is the author of "The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Resource Economies" highlights the issues the Canada needs to address when it comes to managing its wealth of natural resources and the policies that govern them.
Madelaine Drohan warns that Canada risks squandering the inheritance from the extraction of its natural resources because it lacks a clear national plan to exploit them wisely.
Madelaine Drohan, discusses Canada’s image abroad, and the countries that informed her research into lessons Canada could learn to better manage its natural resources.
James Baxter, founder and publisher of iPolitics, speaks on the social mission of a new venture.
Dustin Hughes, HBA 2012, Lawrence National Centre Student Advisory Council, interviews The Honourable Michael Wilson, former Finance Minister and Canadian Ambassador to the United States, about business and public policy.
Experts from industry, academia, and government share their vision at Food and Health: Advancing the Policy Agenda. The workshop was held by the Richard Ivey School of Business' Chair of Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation and the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management March 29-30 1010 in London Ontario.