Event

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June 2016

The Future of Charitable Giving in Canada

11:30am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York - 100 Front Street West, Toronto

Traditional outreach methods just aren’t producing the same results as they did with previous generations. To harness the “giving power” of millennials, charities must present them with convenient, tech-driven options. In this Economic Club exclusive, our distinguished panel of experts will weigh in on how charities need to transform their approach to meet the new demands of tech-savvy millennials without alienating generous boomers.

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

- Lunch will be served -

Important:
- For information about accessibility, please email lapointe@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to lapointe@economicclub.ca 48 hours in advance of event.

The Future of Charitable Giving in Canada

Bruce MacDonald

President and CEO
Imagine Canada

Bruce MacDonald

Bruce served as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada for ten years and prior to that as the organization’s Vice-President of Marketing. Bruce is bilingual, has led major change initiatives and developed long and innovative partnerships with corporations and other charities. Bruce has been active in many organizations, including two YMCAs, the Ontario Senior Games and Kinsmen and Kinette Clubs. He brings passion, knowledge and skill to everything he does.

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Sports Administration and a Masters in Management in the Voluntary Sector.

Michèle Maheux

Executive Director & COO
Toronto International Film Festival

Michèle Maheux

Celebrating her 27th Festival this September, Maheux is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for TIFF, where she is responsible for all business operations of the $44-million cultural charity — including TIFF Bell Lightbox, the organization’s year-round home. She has been a member of provincial, municipal, industry and arts organization committees, and has served as a juror at international film festivals and as a mentor within the industry. In 2011 she was recognized by WXN among the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada and in 2012 she was awarded, with Piers Handling, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of Ryerson University and is a Director of the Movie Theatre Association of Canada.

Paul Alofs

President & CEO
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Paul Alofs

Paul Alofs is President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, and has helped raise millions for cancer research and clinical care at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Paul’s work experience includes General Manager of the 500 North American Disney stores, President of BMG Music Canada, and President of HMV Music Stores Canada. He is also the author of The Globe and Mail bestselling title, Passion Capital: The World’s Most Valuable Asset.

Rob Livingston

President & Country Manager
Visa Canada

Rob Livingston

Rob Livingston is President and Country Manager for Visa Canada, where he oversees the strategic direction, key relationships, marketing, operations and financial performance of Visa’s Canadian business.

Prior to joining Visa, Mr. Livingston worked at Capital One for 18 years in the US, UK, France and Canada, where he served as President of Capital One Canada.

Mr. Livingston is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Canada. He received his degree in Economics from Yale University.

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