Our Mandate


To inform, inspire and connect our audience with the most influential leaders of our time.


To maintain and build on our reputation as one of the world’s most sought-after forums for pre-eminent leaders.


ECC’s mandate is guided by the following values: non-partisanship, being globally informed and locally focused, ethics, justice, equity, resourcefulness, creativity, and courage.

​About the Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada (ECC) is this country’s highest profile and most respected platform for non-partisan dialogue, discussion, insight, exchange, and opinion amongst the world’s most notable influencers and thought leaders.

Regarded as one of the world’s most sought-after forums for such leaders as former first lady of the U.S., Michelle Obama; U.S. president Bill Clinton; former president of France, Francois Holland; U.S. presidential candidate, the late John McCain; former chairman of the U.S. Fed Ben Bernanke, and economist Armine Yalnizyan, amongst many others, to address the most topical, important, and relevant issues of the day.

Providing access to pre-eminent world leaders and renowned speakers, with the advantage of posing direct, topical questions, Economic Club of Canada events also serve as powerful networking opportunities—our audiences draw from the most senior and influential levels of business, industry, and government.

The Economic Club of Canada team is nimble and flexible, allowing us to stage finely tuned events that address breaking news and emerging business issues at a moment’s notice.

Powerful, respected, influential, and leading—these attributes form the bedrock of The Economic Club of Canada, its speakers… and its audiences.