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The Recovery Project is dedicated to charting the economic road to recovery from COVID-19. Featuring leading economists, strategists and thinkers, we explore solutions on how to confront the economic impacts of this pandemic, and lay the groundwork for long-term recovery.
Founded by Canada 2020, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Democracy and Global Progress, The Recovery Project is an international coalition designed to address the growing impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy, and start conversations about recovery. Learn more at www.recoveryproject.org

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The Recovery Project is dedicated to charting the economic road to recovery from COVID-19. Featuring leading economists, strategists and thinkers, we explore solutions on how to confront the economic impacts of this pandemic, and lay the groundwork for long-term recovery.
Founded by Canada 2020, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Democracy and Global Progress, The Recovery Project is an international coalition designed to address the growing impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy, and start conversations about recovery. Learn more at www.recoveryproject.org

    Beyond the Pandemic: Discussing Canada’s Response to the Developing World with Minister Karina Gould

    Beyond the Pandemic: Discussing Canada’s Response to the Developing World with Minister Karina Gould

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many chronic problems in developing countries around the world. What has Canada's role been globally to support pandemic response?
    The Recovery Project is pleased to be joined by the Hon. Karina Gould, Canada’s Minister of International Development, to discuss Canada’s immediate international response to COVID-19, as well as support beyond the pandemic.

    • 51 min
    Democratic Permeability in Times of Global Crises: Power, Politics and Rights

    Democratic Permeability in Times of Global Crises: Power, Politics and Rights

    Democracy is a constant work in progress, in need of special attention during moments of crisis. The pandemic has seen some states coordinate efforts with careful attention to individual rights, while others have taken advantage of the centralization of power for other ends. How permeable are democracies in times of crisis? How are democratic practices and institutions being tested? Which countries will emerge more resilient and which will struggle?
    The Recovery Project is pleased to be joined by the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Canada’s Ambassador to Germany and Canada’s Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe

    • 24 min
    The Race to Find a Vaccine

    The Race to Find a Vaccine

    Unlike previous pandemics of this century, COVID-19 has touched every corner of the world and is proving deadlier than SARS, H1N1, and MERS. Listen to a recording of The Recovery Project livestream on the principles and progress-to-date in COVID-19 vaccine development in different regions of the world, and what roles education, awareness and health systems play.

    We were joined by Dr. Alan Bernstein, president and CEO of CIFAR and founding head of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, and Dr. Shabir Madhi, professor of vaccinology at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg and co-founder and co-director of the African Leadership Initiative for Vaccinology Expertise, for a discussion moderated by the Hon. Anne McLellan, Senior Advisor at Bennett Jones and Board Advisor at Canada 2020, former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and former Minister of Health.

    • 1 hr
    The Perfect Chance to Reshape Gender Roles?

    The Perfect Chance to Reshape Gender Roles?

    Global crises often have deep and long-lasting impacts on gender equality and roles in society, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. What can we learn from women leaders around the world who have brought strong and decisive leadership in their response to the pandemic? Does this crisis have the potential to act as a longer-term gender equalizer?
    The Recovery Project is pleased to be joined by Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, in-conversation with Kate Graham, Canada 2020 Senior Fellow and host of The 2020 Network’s No Second Chances.

    • 34 min
    Rural Canada with the Hon. Maryam Monsef

    Rural Canada with the Hon. Maryam Monsef

    Listen to a conversation between Dr. Sarah Minnes, President of the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation, and the Hon. Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, about the impact of COVID-19 on rural communities, the status of rural economic development and child-care support being central to recovery efforts.

    • 36 min
    Preparing for the Second Wave: Insights from Former Health Ministers

    Preparing for the Second Wave: Insights from Former Health Ministers

    Canada is bracing for a second wave of COVID-19 infection. It is no longer a question of if, but when. As Canada begins to reopen, are our healthcare systems strong enough to sustain a second wave?
    Listen to a recording of The Recovery Project livestream featuring former Health Ministers Philippe Couillard, Deb Matthews, Terry Lake and Stephen Mandel who will share their insights on Canada’s pandemic response, and how we can best prepare for the public health challenges to come.

    • 53 min

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