From the podium

Keynote speeches on a fascinating range of subjects recorded across the region.

Allison Kouzovnikov

Jun 4, 2013

Director, Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

I want us to be a more informed, more engaged, and more democratic society

Source: 2017 starts now

Leo-Paul Pinet

Jun 4, 2013

Founder, Community Foundation of the Acadian Peninsula

We want to live in safe and healthy communities

Source: 2017 starts now

Soulafa Al-Abbasi

Jun 4, 2013

Director of Immigration and Diversity, Fusion Halifax

The feeling
of not
belonging
gives you
a voice

Source: 2017 starts now

Nadine Belliveau

Jun 4, 2013

President, Association Acadienne des artistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse

We want to inspire, encourage, promote and welcome artistic creations

Source: 2017 starts now

Danny Graham

Jun 4, 2013

Special Advisor, McInnes Cooper

We need to embrace change and not to see it as an enemy

Source: 2017 starts now

Greg Curwin

Jun 4, 2013

President and CEO, TruLeaf

You all can play a role, you all can act, and you all can make a difference

Source: 2017 starts now

Greg spoke at the 2017 starts now conference in Halifax.

Tammy Williams

Jun 4, 2013

Creative Consultant/Aboriginal entrepreneur

We need to instil young people a belief in themselves

Source: 2017 starts now

Robert Orr

Jun 4, 2013

Former CEO, Ocean Nutrition

We have to re-dedicate ourselves to more selfless action

Source: 2017 starts now

Dr. Susan Knight

Jun 3, 2013

Chancellor, Memorial University of Newfoundland

It's important to know what to change and what to keep

Source: 2017 starts now

Donovan Taplin

Jun 3, 2013

Youth leader

The best story-telling can often be a catalyst for change

Source: 2017 starts now

Ainsley Dicks

Jun 3, 2013

Executive Director, Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

There are many ways to leave a legacy

Source: 2017 starts now

David Johnston

May 30, 2013

The Right Honourable, Governor General of Canada

David Johnston
In the 21st century, sovereignty will be defined by how well a society develops knowledge

Source: 4Front Atlantic

Michael Haan

May 23, 2013

Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair, UNB

Too many rural communities are losing their young people

Source: 2017 starts now

Margaret-Ann Blaney

May 23, 2013

CEO, Efficiency NB

We need to celebrate who we are, what we are, and share that with the world

Source: 2017 starts now

John Rowe

May 21, 2013

President, Island of Abbey foods Ltd.

I truly believe we need to support our entrepreneurs

Source: 2017 starts now

Gilles Arsenault

May 21, 2013

President, Prince Edward Island Teacher`s Federation

Culture and sports are very important elements of our history

Source: 2017 starts now

Dave Cormier

May 21, 2013

Manager, Web Communications and Innovations, UEPI

We need many voices working together instead of lone voices shouting at each other

Source: 2017 starts now

Bonnie Stewart

May 21, 2013

Educator, writer, Ph.D. candidate, UPEI.

Social networks can help us see ourselves in each other

Source: 2017 starts now

Mike Lazaridis

May 25, 2012

co-founder, Research In Motion

Mike Lazaridis
There is no substitute for the magic that occurs in schools between teachers and pupils

Source: 4Front Atlantic

Mike Lazaridis is acknowledged by many as one of Canada's most innovative entrepreneurs. On May 29th, 2012 - he gave a keynote address at the 4Front Atlantic Conference in Halifax speaking about the value of research & education in a thriving economic community.

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