Conversations that matter


This initiative will seek to legitimize the “unasked” questions, the “elephants in the room”, the taboos, the contradictions and the tensions that are exacerbated by differences in opinions, views or ideologies held by people involved in health, equity and social innovation work. The aim is to use the art of dialogue to create “a space to be uncomfortable” and to engage in creative activities that transcend existing boundaries.

Dean’s Leadership Series: A good death for all: what would it take?

November 1, 2016

A unique forum that featured multidisciplinary storytellers who encouraged the audience to re-think how public health can promote health in life and in death.

Cities of Learning: The University in the Americas

May 11, 2015

“Could Toronto become the first large city in the world in which every person could access healthy, affordable and delicious food, within walking distance, 365 days a year?”

Going Glocal: Global Lessons for Local Benefit in Mental Health

May 6-8, 2015

A panel on an issue that often goes unrecognized and unstudied: violence against women/gender based violence in immigrant/refugee and non-status women in Canada.