Here is my interview on the recent visit by Prime Minister Trudeau to China.
In March 1980, former President Jimmy Carter announced sanctions against the Soviet Union and a boycott of the Moscow Olympics in protest against its invasion of Afghanistan. “We call for the moving of the Olympics or the delay of the Olympics for at least a year, until Soviet troops are withdrawn from Afghanistan, or the… Read More
I will be among a number of panelists for this year’s Outlook Luncheon which is televised and takes place Jan. 9, 2018 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The lunch is annual and I have appeared for more than 25 years, beginning as Editor of Financial Post in 1991. It’s a lively, well-attended event… Read More
On November 24, 1933, the Soviet Union threw a lavish dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel for 1,500 in honor of President Franklin Roosevelt’s recognition of the Soviet Union. They feasted on fancy wines, caviar, and Boeuf Stroganoff, then later in the evening gave a standing ovation to the special guest of honor, Walter Duranty, The… Read More
My speech Nov. 14, 2017 to Canada’s top civil servants — provinces, federal government, territories — on Exponential change and the need for new solutions by the public sector and private sector combined using emerging technologies. This was broadcast here.
I will be keynoting the Mackenzie Institute’s conference on money laundering, cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity and other grave concerns as the future gets overtaken by criminals and terrorists adept at using the world’s emerging technologies to their advantage. Blueribbon speakers include former Finance Minister Joe Oliver, former Toronto Police Chief Julian Fantino and others. There will be… Read More
This is part of the efforts by the Canadian-Ukrainian Trade and Investment Support Project, a bi-national effort to help create interest and opportunities in both countries since the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Deal was approved this summer. I will be speaking about the investment climate, along with many other interesting and informative speakers who have done… Read More
I was the principal fundraiser for this Summit and am Faculty at Singularity University. I will be moderating a panel of energy experts on Oct. 12 between 10 and 12 noon at the SU Summit. The experts have varying positions and the discussion to follow will highlight all viewpoints, plus spark conversation among those in… Read More
Ukraine’s future rests on whether its judicial reforms will bring about the rule of law for the first time in its history, or whether political influence continues to contaminate its system. By next month, a new Supreme Court will be installed as part of a comprehensive and unique process that began in 2015. The top-down… Read More
In the 1930s, Joseph Stalin committed crimes against humanity by purposely starving to death more than four million Ukrainians for resisting his Five-Year Plan to collectivize agriculture. Millions more fled and in 1937, Stalin executed or imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian leaders and influencers. For three more generations, Russia kept Stalin’s genocide hidden until… Read More