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From income inequality and the climate crisis to health care and resilience, The Walrus hosts year-round events on the topics concerning Canadians today. The Walrus has held over 170 events featuring more than 1000 speakers from across Canada and beyond.

Join us in person for our national live event series The Walrus Talks, or online via livestream for The Walrus Talks at Home. Each event tackles a single topic and offers thoughtful and inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more, bringing diverse perspectives and expertise.

The Walrus Leadership Forums are sixty-minute daytime virtual events that convene business, media, academic, policy, and political leaders for highly curated keynote presentations, interviews, and panel discussions.

More than 65,000 attendees have joined The Walrus events in person and online so far. Register now to hear from Canada’s best as they spark conversation on the issues that matter most to Canadians.

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The Walrus Talks Canada's Creative Power

Exploring how cultural institutions strengthen Canada and the impact of our creative communities on the world stage

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

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