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:

October 1, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. EDT

Women's Health and Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19

Tune in for a live virtual conversation between the Governor General and Dr. Jan Christilaw, Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, and Director of Women’s Health Programming for the Canadian Network for International Surgery.

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 conversation will be available directly on this page on October 1, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, as well as on our Facebook channel. 

Simultaneous interpretation in French will also be made available on this page.

Previous Sessions


Previous Sessions

Dr. Rémi Quirion

A conversation between the Governor General and guest Dr. Rémi Quirion.

Science Advice & COVID-19: What are we learning?

This event took place on September 24, 2020.

 

Benoît Huot, Al Etmanski, and Barbara MacDougall

A conversation between the Governor General and guests, Benoît Huot, Al Etmanski, and Barbara MacDougall.

The pandemic and persons with disabilities: what Canadians should know?

This event took place on July 16, 2020.

Photo credit (Barbara MacDougall): Kingston Whig-Standarda division of Postmedia Network Inc.

Harley Finkelstein

 

A conversation between the Governor General and guest Harley Finkelstein.

Entrepreneurship in time of pandemic 


This event took place on July 9, 2020.

Patrick Huard and Colm Feore

A conversation between the Governor General and guests, Patrick Huard and Colm Feore

How 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 Arora

Facts 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 Kobinger

The Race for a Vaccine.

This event took place on June 12, 2020.

Marie Saint Pierre and Claudine Roy

A conversation with guests, Marie Saint Pierre and Claudine Roy

How 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 Citizenship

Diversity, equality and leadership in times of turmoil: A perspective

This event took place on June 4, 2020.

Cathy Crowe

A conversation with Cathy Crowe

How 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.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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

The event took place on May 20, 2020.

Hayley Wickenheiser

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.

The importance of research and science advice in times of global pandemic.

The event took place on May 7, 2020.