2021 Liberal National Convention – Day 2 evening program
Liberal Party of Canada delegates gather virtually for the party’s first policy convention since 2018. Steven Guilbeault, the federal minister of Canadian heritage and a long-time environmental activist, is joined by Laure Waridel, eco-sociologist, activist, and author, for a conversation. Guilbeault and Waridel co-founded the environmental organization Équiterre in 1993 with four other friends and environmentalist activists. Federal cabinet ministers Anita Anand (public services and procurement), Patty Hajdu (health) and Dominic LeBlanc (intergovernmental affairs) take part in a panel with Dr. Doug Eyolfson (a former Manitoba Liberal MP). Mark Carney, the former governor of the Bank of Canada and the Bank of England, joins Marci Ien, MP and convention co-chair, for a conversation. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau addresses delegates. Ben Rhodes, ex-deputy national security advisor to former U.S. president Barack Obama, speaks with Marc Garneau, Canada’s foreign affairs minister.