Building Trust in Government - Ethics 2018

Building Trust in Government - Ethics 2018
Canada has a well-deserved reputation world-wide for the quality of our public institutions and public servants. This is not something we should ever take for granted. We must be vigilant in protecting and building on the public's trust in government. Come hear from leading Canadian ethics practitioners, scholars and legal experts as they share their experiences and insights in such areas as financial disclosures, ethics and law reform, ethics of diversity and diversity of ethics, and managing the ethical relationship between elected officials and public servants.

DAY 1 - Thursday, May 31st, 2018 - Kick off and Reception

Terrace Room, Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

Time Topic
5:00 pm Registration and networking
5:30 pm Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Keynote speaker
Penny Collenette
, Lawyer, Adjunct Professor, Common Law Faculty,
University of Ottawa

DAY 2 - Friday, June 1st - Conference
Moot Court, U of T Law School, 78 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5

Time Topic
8:30 am Registration and networking
9:00 am Welcome Remarks
9:30 am Panel 1: Elected officials, public servants and investments
10:30 am Networking Break
11:00 am Panel 2: Ethics & Law Reform
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Lunch Time – Facilitated Sessions in three breakout rooms
1:30 pm Break
1:45 pm Panel 3: Ethics of Diversity and the Diversity of Ethics
2:45 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm Panel 4: The relationship between elected officials and public servants
4:00 pm Wrap up Sidney Linden, Conflict of Interest Commissioner, Ontario

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Registration Fee:

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ONE program item must be selected for the facilitated lunch sessions.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made before Friday, May 18th can be refunded, less a 4% administration fee. After May 18th replacements are welcome.
5/31/2018 5:00 PM - 6/1/2018 4:30 PM
UofT Law Faculty, Moot Court Room J250 78 Queens Park Toronto, ON M5S 1K7 CANADA


Friday, 01 June 2018

What have we learned from the Courts through recent judicial reviews and trials?
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
6/1/2018 12:30 PM

Apart from ethics officials, what is the role of other parties - the media, political parties, the public and advocacy groups - in regulating ethical
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
6/1/2018 12:30 PM

What are appropriate penalties for ethical breaches by public sector officials?
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
6/1/2018 12:30 PM

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