GGconversations

These live virtual conversations are part of a series of dialogues between the Governor General and pre-eminent Canadians on diverse topics. Tune in to the live stream or watch past conversations via the links below:

Upcoming Conversations
Previous Sessions

Upcoming Conversations

Now Being Rescheduled

Now being rescheduled – looking forward to your virtual participation.

Tune in for a live virtual conversation between the Governor General and Harley Finkelstein, Chief Operating Officer of Shopify.

Should you have a question for the Governor General or her guest, we invite you to submit your questions by email in advance of the event to rsvp2@gg.ca.

The live discussion will be available directly on this page but will also be streamed on both FaceBook and YouTube.


Previous Sessions

June 29, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EDT

A conversation between the Governor General and guests, Patrick Huard and Colm FeoreHow do we get back on stage in these uncertain times for the performing arts?

This event took place on June 29, 2020.

Anil Arora

A conversation between the Governor General and Anil AroraFacts and Figures during a Pandemic: What the Numbers Tell Us.

This event took place on June 25, 2020.

High School Graduates of 2020

A conversation between the Governor General and Canadian youth from across the country graduating from high school this year. Graduating from High School During a Pandemic: a Young Person’s Perspective.

This event took place on June 17, 2020.

Dr. Gary Kobinger

A conversation with Dr. Gary KobingerThe Race for a Vaccine.

This event took place on June 12, 2020.

Marie Saint PierreZita Cobb and Claudine Roy

A conversation with guests, Marie Saint PierreZita Cobb and Claudine RoyHow is the new now changing entrepreneurs and their leadership?

This event took place on June 11, 2020.

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson

A conversation with The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Co-Founder, Institute for Canadian CitizenshipDiversity, equality and leadership in times of turmoil: A perspective

This event took place on June 4, 2020.

Cathy Crowe

A conversation with Cathy CroweHow do you stay safe at home…when you don’t have one?  The real impact of pandemic on the vulnerable.

The event took place on May 27, 2020.

 

 

A conversation with Yannick Nézet-SéguinThe show must go on — performing arts and the culture scene in times of pandemic

The event took place on May 20, 2020.

A conversation with Hayley Wickenheiser.

The event took place on May 15, 2020.

 

Dr. Mona Nemer

A conversation with Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada’s Chief Science Advisor, on the importance of research and science advice in times of global pandemic.

The event took place on May 7, 2020.