#24 – Localizing Impact in a Changing World with The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell

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14 April, 2023
#24 – Localizing Impact in a Changing World with The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell

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Ruth speaks with The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, about Her Honour’s distinguished history of bringing Ontario to the world, the climate crisis, elmployment equity, and her aspirations of engaging Canadians in an ever changing society.

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Podcast is funded by: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

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