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July 2017 Chair’s Note to ASG Members

Dear Colleagues/Chers collègues This note is to give you a sense of where we are as go through summer between our 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. Many thanks to Victoria Schorr and Gwen Temmel who have stepped down from the Steering Group after several years of service –...

Tribute to Tony Halliday who chaired ASG from 2008 to 2010

Tony Halliday was one of the core founding members of the Africa Study Group, an open-ended informal association of professionals passionate about Africa who were affiliated with the national capital branch of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs (later the...

End of Year 2015 Message from the Chair

Dear ASG members, Although I have met with many of you at our ASG Presents monthly meetings, it has been a while since I have addressed myself via such a message. We are going through a significant change of governance in Canada since the election of the Liberal Party...

ASG Comments on the New Canadian CSR Strategy

ASG opinion on “Canada’s Enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to Strengthen Canada’s Extractive Sector Abroad” (December 1, 2014) The Africa Study Group (ASG), affiliated to the Canadian International Council-National Capital Branch, welcomes Canada’s...

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR

Yesterday’s events in Ottawa remind us that our role, but as individuals and as a collectivity within our group is of most importance, a role of proposal for better policies to ensure that our world is a better place, more secure and prosperous for all. During...