Event Details

Join us for our Annual General Meeting at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club Island Clubhouse with the Hon. Lisa Raitt, who will discuss some of the key conclusions from the new Blueprint for More and Better Housing published by the Taskforce for Housing and Climate. Lisa will also share data from a recent report from the Coalition for a Better Future showing that persistent economic weakness is undermining Canada's prosperity and why it is time to take proactive measures to ensure Canada's future prosperity.


5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
City Station Launch
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Keynote Address


  • Hon. Lisa Raitt, PC (Vice-Chair Global Investment Banking at CIBC Capital Markets)

    Hon. Lisa Raitt, PC

    Vice-Chair Global Investment Banking at CIBC Capital Markets


    Co-Chair of the Taskforce for Housing and Climate & Co-Chair for the Coalition for a Better Future

    The Honourable Lisa Raitt joined CIBC Capital Markets in January 2020, having previously worked in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Raitt’s current focus is on senior client coverage and business development with clients in the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, which align closely with her deep expertise.

    Prior to her current role, Ms. Raitt was the President and CEO of the Toronto Port Authority. She was elected into the House of Commons in 2008, where she went on to hold three senior portfolios serving as Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Labour, and Minister of Transport. Most recently, Ms. Raitt was the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada.

    Ms. Raitt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University and a master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Guelph. She possesses an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario bar in 1998. In 2020, Ms. Raitt was named a Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow of the Canada Institute.

    view more