[WATCH] The Walrus Talks What’s Next? (Toronto)

Artificial intelligence, sustainability, and the social and political innovations shaping our future

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Artificial intelligence, sustainability, and the social and political innovations shaping our future.

The pandemic has galvanized us to reconsider how our society functions. We know that every industry has been impacted, but what are Canadians doing now to create a better future as we make our way out of the pandemic? What innovations are Canada’s academics, activists, and thought leaders focusing on as we rebuild?

The Walrus Talks is back in person, bringing you seven different perspectives on where Canadian society is headed next. Join us to hear experts share insights on which systems have failed us and what structural changes are being made as we move forward.

Can’t make it in person? Register for the livestream and watch online from the comfort of your home.



  • Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Culture Writer
  • Chief Cadmus Delorme, Chief, Cowessess First Nation
  • Andrea Gunraj, Vice President Public Engagement, Canadian Women’s Foundation
  • Jessica Johnson, Editor-in-Chief, The Walrus
  • Stephen Maher, Journalist
  • Dr. Shannon Lloyd, Assistant Professor, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
  • Dr. Fenwick McKelvey, Associate Professor and Co-director, Applied AI Institute, Concordia University
    And more!

Accessibility Information
We strive to be accessible and inclusive. If you require support to be able to fully participate in this event, please contact events@thewalrus.ca or (416) 971-5004, ext. 247. Live captioning will be available for this event.

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