Home / Events / Canada Trade and Diversity Advantage

Canada Trade and Diversity Advantage

“Putting Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda into Practice”

Featuring Manjit Minhas, entrepreneur and co-star of CBC’s Dragons’ Den

Manjit Minhas, Co-Founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries, and co-star of CBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cadieux Auditorium, Global Affairs Canada
125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa 

**Seating is limited. Advance registration is required.**

Map & directions (Parking is available in the Byward Market and surrounding area.)

View event program

View bio for Manjit Minhas

Presented by:

Carleton Centre for Trade Policy and Law logo

In partnership with:

Sprott School of Business logo

Logos for Global Affairs Canada Trade Commissioner Service and Export Development Canada

Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

This event is also supported in part by RBC Foundation.

Program

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Registration and coffee

9:30-10:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Rosemina Nathoo, Senior Associate and International Trade Law Counsel, Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Carleton University

Opening Remarks:

  • Ailish Campbell, Chief Trade Commissioner, Assistant Deputy Minister for International Trade, Global Affairs Canada

10:00-11:50 a.m.

Keynote Address: “Canada’s Trade and Diversity Advantage – A Dragon’s Perspective”

  • Manjit Minhas, Co-Founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries and Distillery and a Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den

Panel Discussion: “Canada’s Trade and Diversity Advantage – Putting Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda into Practice”

  • Phil Rourke (Moderator), Director, Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Carleton University
  • Manjit Minhas (Panelist), Co-Founder and CEO, Minhas Breweries and Distillery
  • Sue Abu-Hakima (Panelist), CEO of Amika Mobile Corp.
  • Mairead Lavery (Panelist), Senior Vice-President, Business Development, Export Development Canada
  • Kate Morican (Panelist), Partner and National Service Leader for Strategic Transformation and Change, Deloitte

Q&A

11:50 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks:

  • Linda Schweitzer, Interim Dean, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

Register Now →