Join Mayor Jim Watson at this high-profile breakfast series, where issues vital to Ottawa's prosperity and quality of life are presented. Focusing on issues such as economic development, transportation and the environment, this breakfast series provides an opportunity to network and stay informed.
Guest Speaker: Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada
Goldy Hyder is President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, a non-partisan association composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of 150 leading Canadian companies. Previously
he was President & CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Earlier in his career he served as director of policy and chief of staff to The Right Honourable Joe Clark, former Prime Minister and leader of the then Federal Progressive Conservative Party.
Mr. Hyder has an extensive record of service in the charitable and non-profit sectors, including as chair of the Ottawa Senators Foundation and as an Executive Committee member of Century Initiative. He is a regular commentator in the Canadian media on business, politics and public policy. In 2013 he received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada.
Topic: Working Together for Canada's Economic Future
Presented nine times annually, the Mayor's Breakfast Series is a popular event which includes networking over coffee, a buffet breakfast and a presentation from guest speakers which include high-profile political, business and community leaders. Mayor Jim Watson also updates attendees on recent City Hall issues and initiatives.
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