ULI BC: Growth for All in a Fast-Changing World: In Conversation with Mark Carney, Mayor Ken Sim, and Christine Bergeron


2023-02-10T11:00:00 - 2023-02-10T13:00:00

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    =As British Columbians and all Canadians look ahead from the pandemic, 2023 finds a global economy being confronted by a series of shocks — the existential threat of climate change, Russia’s war in Ukraine, a cost of living crisis, and fundamental shifts in trade and globalization.

    There’s no hiding from these profound changes. Canadians are already seeing the impacts everywhere from our housing costs and grocery bills to the sense of anxiety that our kids feel about their future. So how do we own up to these big challenges? In BC and across Canada, what can our cities, governments, and economic leaders do to build a stronger economy and more prosperous future for us all?

    We are pleased to co-host with Canada 2020 a featured lunch conversation on securing growth for all in a fast-changing world - in conversation with Mark Carney (former Governor of the Bank of Canada and the Bank of England, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, and Canada 2020 Advisory Board Chair), Ken Sim (Mayor of Vancouver), and Christine Bergeron (President and CEO of Vancity).

    Growth for all in a fast-changing world:
    In conversation with Mark Carney, Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim, and Christine Bergeron

    Individual (ULI member): $109
    Table of 6 (all ULI members): $650
    Student / Young Professional: $99
    Individual: $125
    Table of 6: $725
    2 Tables of 6: $1,400

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    Christine Bergeron

    President & CEO, Vancity

    As President and Chief Executive Officer of Vancity, Canada's largest community credit union, Christine believes that banking plays a vital role in developing a healthy society - building the well-being of people and, at the same time, ensuring the long-term sustainability of the communities in which they live and work. Christine is also the Interim CEO of of Vancity’s federally chartered bank Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB). Prior to becoming CEO, Christine held several senior leadership roles within Vancity. Prior to Vancity, she spent her career working in early stage venture capital, public markets and broadly with entrepreneurs; financing innovative companies and building financial firms – all focused within the cleantech, sustainability and impact investing sectors. Christine's achievements in fostering community impact, social justice and environmental sustainability have earned her accolades from Business in Vancouver magazine as a previous Top 40 under 40 winner, and as a 2021 most influential business leader in British Columbia. She has also received several awards as an influential woman in finance and, and in 2017 Clean50 awards recognized her for her dedication to sustainability. Christine chairs the board of InBC Investment Corp., and currently represents North America on the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative’s Banking Board. She is a member of the Government of Canada’s Sustainable Finance Action Council, and serves on the board of Aviso Wealth and the Board of Governors for the BC Business Council.


    Mark Carney

    Advisory Board Chair, Canada 2020

    Canada 2020 Advisory Board Chair, United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Change and Finance, Vice Chair of Brookfield Asset Management and Head of Transition Investing, and former Governor of the Bank of Canada and the Bank of England.


    Ken Sim

    City of Vancouver

    Ken Sim was sworn in as the 41st Mayor of Vancouver on November 7th, 2022. Mayor Sim is a proud Vancouverite, having been born and raised in Vancouver. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and the co-founder of two successful Vancouver-based companies: Rosemary Rocksalt and Nurse Next Door. Professionally, Mayor Sim holds an FCPA (FCA) designation and has been a speaker at post secondary institutions and conferences globally. Sim is a two-time recipient of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Pacific Region) in the Emerging Entrepreneur category (2006) and in the Healthcare Services category (2016). Mayor Sim has built a life in Vancouver with his wife Teena, their four sons, and their dogs Hank and Kona. Mayor Sim is committed to delivering on the major issues facing Vancouver including affordability, public safety, and mental health and addictions. Mayor Sim intends to lead a City that prioritizes inclusivity, collaboration, and Indigenous Reconciliation.