Posted 19 October 2015 by NNL Staff in Featured THUNDER BAY – Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi presented this speech at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium hosted by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and its co-founders and co-chairs, John Ralston Saul and the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson on September 19 2915. The LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium is an annual signature event hosted across the country, showcasing leading thinkers. Here is … Continue reading When Canada Works, It Works Better Than Anywhere – Calgary Mayor Nenshi: Complete Speech of the 2015 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium
Published on Sep 24, 2015 Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi delivers the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium keynote on citizenship and the importance of inclusion alongside Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul. Using a keynote address followed by an intimate roundtable discussion, the Symposium encourages a dialogue between the audience and our lecturers. It aims to inspire and challenge attendees to become part of the ICC’s national conversation … Continue reading Complete Event Video of the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium featuring Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s Lecture
On Saturday, I had the great honour of walking in the footsteps of John Ralston Saul, George Elliott Clarke, The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, Shawn Atleo, and His Highness the Aga Khan. I presented at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on “The Canada we hope for: a naive view. As a preview of the speech, I wrote this for my hosts, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship: “Canada … Continue reading Mayor Naheed Nenshi on LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium
I have admired Naheed Nenshi and his approach to politics since he was elected Mayor of Calgary in 2010.
Today, I was excited to have the opportunity to hear Mr. Nenshi speak at the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in my southwestern Ontario hometown, Stratford.
It was a truly inspiring lecture and an invitation to action.
– Sherry Mason, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Discover, Explore and Learn more from Sherry Mason’s summary of the event captured via tweets from people in attendance – Nenshi Inspires at LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium @stratfest @ICCICC
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“Nenshi is a serious presence in Canadian life … He’s more than the mayor of Calgary. He’s an exemplar if a new kind of politician – someone coming up from a different background with a different kind of energy and a different perspective.” – Charlie Foran, Institute of Canadian Citizenship CEO “He’s a legendary off-the-cuff improvisational speaker … We’re anticipating a really lively speech that’s … Continue reading Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi takes Stratford’s Avon Theatre stage for LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium
Updated with the full event video released on September 24th, 2015 “Canada is not perfect. The world is not perfect. But we, as individual citizens from our own disparate communities, we have the power to be better. The Canada we hope for starts in our homes and our hearts. The Canada we hope for is always within our grasp even if we have to fight … Continue reading Now Showing Livestream of “World Mayor” Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Lecture
“Canada is not perfect. The world is not perfect. But we, as individual citizens from our own disparate communities, we have the power to be better. The Canada we hope for starts in our homes and our hearts. The Canada we hope for is always within our grasp even if we have to fight for it every day. And, if we get it right, anything … Continue reading Livestream: Naheed Nenshi’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecture – “The Canada We Hope For: A Naïve View” on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 10:00 am ET
The Institute for Canadian Citizenship has selected Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi as the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium speaker, co-presented with the Stratford Festival. Nenshi will share his thoughts on citizenship and the importance of inclusion this Fall. “I am thrilled and honoured to be the 2015 LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecturer. This is a unique opportunity to celebrate citizenship — that active participation in society by both new … Continue reading Institute for Canadian Citizenship | “World Mayor” Naheed Nenshi – Keynote Speaker at the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi delivers the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium keynote on citizenship and the importance of inclusion alongside Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul. Using a keynote address followed by an intimate roundtable discussion, the Symposium encourages a dialogue between the audience and our lecturers. It aims to inspire and challenge attendees to become part of the ICC’s national conversation on citizenship, democracy and the … Continue reading Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi to deliver the 13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium Keynote Address
Opinion piece by His Highness the Aga Khan, based on a lecture at the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium. A pluralistic environment is a kaleidoscope that history shakes every day. What was once beyond our view is now at our side – and, indeed, to use the popular expression, “in our face.” Almost everything now seems to “flow” globally – money and credit, goods and services, … Continue reading Cities of Migration » Effective Pluralism requires Concerted Efforts: Aga Khan
Excerpt: I was keyed into a recent speech by his worship the Aga Khan at the Lafontaine-Baldwin Lecture that Mayor Naheed Nenshi quoted from in his energizing speech to the Commonwealth Club of Canada. Incidentally, If you have not watched Mayor Nenshi’s incredible speech, it is absolutely worth the 30 minutes and can be viewed here. During his speech, Naheed spoke about being Canadian, being … Continue reading Edmonton School Board Candidate reflects on the Aga Khan’s Lafontaine Baldwin Speech
This year’s 10th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on Oct. 15 featuring His Highness the Aga Khan was a huge success. The Aga Khan spoke about pluralism and diversity to a sold out audience at Koerner Hall in the Royal Conservatory’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. http://www.icc-icc.ca/en/elibrary/documents/Newsletter2010EN.pdf CITIZENSHIP WEEK – BUILDING CITIZENSHIP CEREMONIES Citizenship Week was from Oct. 18 to 22 this year and the ICC … Continue reading Institute for Canadian Citizenship – Newsletter: Autumn/Winter 2010
Following Mawlana Hazar Imam’s lecture at the LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium in October 2010, Sheherazade Hirji of The Ismaili Canada magazine met with former Governor General of Canada the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and Mr John Ralston Saul to discuss the lecture series, and the work of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. More: The Ismaili: Taking the Canadian model for citizenship into the world. Continue reading Taking the Canadian model for citizenship into the world – Interview with Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and Mr John Ralston Saul (via The Ismaili)
Last night, I was fortunate enough to catch most of this speech by the Aga Khan on the CBC radio. His was the opening lecture for the 10th annual Lafontaine-Baldwin Symposium at Koerner Hall in the Royal Conservatory in Toronto which took place in October of last year. His highness spoke most eloquently about pluralism and diversity, not only in Canada, but in history and … Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan: Speech for Pluralism « Suffonsifisms
CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO SPEECH AVAILABLE AT CBC . On October 15, 2010, Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered the keynote lecture at the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium on the theme of “Pluralism”. In the lecture, Mawlana Hazar Imam talked about the long history of pluralism, the intensification of these challenges and how best to respond to that challenge. “The world we seek is not a world … Continue reading Mawlana Hazar Imam’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture to be carried on CBC Radio program, Ideas, on Thursday January 13 at 9 pm
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By Dilnoor Panjwani Toronto: His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, made a spirited defines of pluralism and its importance to well being of modern world in a speech delivered at the prestigious 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture. “The world we seek is not a world where difference is erased, but where difference can be a powerful … Continue reading Aga Khan Pushes ‘Cosmopolitan Ethic’ For A Peaceful World | The Newspaper for South Asians in GTA