The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, gave a public lecture titled "The Relationship between Canada and Indigenous People: Past, Present and Future".
Prof. Marsha Barber, Teaching chair & Professor of Journalism at Ryerson University, gave a reading & discussion on her latest poetry book titled "All the Lovely Broken People". The reading took place on Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Prof. Stephen Toope, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toroto, Bullock Chair, gave a public lecture titled "Israel and the United Nations".
Prof. Adam Dodek, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, viting professor at the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, gave a public lecture titled "The Canadian Override: Constitutional Model or Bête Noire of Constitutional Politics?".
Prof. Suanne Kelman, Ryerson University, visiting professor at the Hebrew University department of communication and journalism, gave a public lecture titled “Shooting the messenger: Canada’s mania for secrecy”.
Mrs. Miriam Ziv, Ambassador to Canada 2008-2013, gave a lecture titled "Best Friends; Canada and Israel".
"Health Hesearch for the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges" In today's world of scientific endeavours, certain truths adhere. One is that science is increasingly collaborative. It crosses borders, evoking impact through joint investigation and application of knowledge. Science is also increasingly multidisciplinary. It transcends any one subject or specialization in favour of a better understanding of intrinsically complex issues. In the health field, these issues...
Prof. Ignatieff spoke about "Rationality in Politics" at the Second Edna Ullmann-Margalit Memorial Lecture at the Centre for the Studiy of Rationality, co-sponsered by the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies. Prof. Ignatieff served as Member of Parliament and Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2008 to 2011. An acclaimed author, political philosopher, and TV commentator, Ignatieff is Professor of Practice at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and Chancellor Jackman Professor of Human...
"Henri Bourassa and the Invention of French-Canadian Nationalism, 1910-1918," Prof. Pierre Anctil. Dept. of History, University of Ottawa, Visiting Professor, The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies. Chair: Prof. Moshe Sluhovsky, Dept. of History.
"Diversity and Language in Canada" by Graham Fraser, Official Language Commissioner, Canada. Chair: Mr. Danny Ben-Natan, President, the Israel Association of Canadian Studies