Events


The Walrus Talks is our national event series about Canada and its place in the world. Each event features seven speakers talking for seven minutes, each from a different perspective, all focusing on a topic that will spark conversation on matters vital to Canadians.

Over the past eight years, The Walrus has convened over 750 thought leaders and industry experts at more than 110 The Walrus Talks, in every province and territory, on a range of topics including Reconciliation, Health, Sustainability, Politics, Science and Innovation, Society and Culture, and the Arts. Each event is approximately eighty minutes of presented ideas, followed by a lively reception with food, drink, and conversation.

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Upcoming events

The Walrus Talks Energy at Globe 2020

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canada's role in the global energy transition

The Walrus Talks Impact

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The new landscape of community action, giving with impact, and creating meaningful change Presenting...

The Walrus Talks Exploration

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Understanding our universe, from the centre of earth to the far reaches of space.

The Walrus Talks Intelligence

April 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Minds, machines and the complexities of information