DE Founder, David Oswald, mod­er­at­ed a vir­tu­al sym­po­sium on the cir­cu­lar econ­o­my in North­ern Ontario. Esteemed pan­elists from var­i­ous indus­tries and domains share their per­spec­tive on how the cir­cu­lar econ­o­my can become a real­i­ty in North­ern Ontario. The sym­po­sium was spon­sored by the North­ern Pol­i­cy Insti­tute, Glen­core, and deliv­ered by Par­lamer­i­c­as, two lead­ing research and pol­i­cy think tanks work­ing at the fore­front of pol­i­cy devel­op­ment and sus­tain­abil­i­ty. The pan­el was co-mod­er­at­ed by Ms. Angela Rec­ol­let, Chair of the Indige­nous Pri­ma­ry Health Care Coun­cil.



Mr. David Oswald, Founder & Pres­i­dent — DE Design + Envi­ron­ment Inc, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor — Roy­al Roads Uni­ver­si­ty

Ms. Angela Rec­ol­let, CEO — Shk­agamik-Kwe Health Cen­tre


Marc Serre, MP for Nick­el Belt, Ontario

Mr. Charles Cirtwill, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of North­ern Pol­i­cy Insti­tute

Hon­ourable Jonathan Wilkin­son, Canada’s Min­is­ter of Envi­ron­ment

Sophia Math­ur and Jane Walk­er, Fri­days for Future Youth Move­ment of Sud­bury


Mr. Aaron Hen­ry, Senior Direc­tor for Nat­ur­al Resources and Sus­tain­able Pol­i­cy, Cana­di­an Cham­ber of Com­merce

Dr. Gary Bota, Physi­cian and Chair of the Cli­mate and Health Task Force at the North­ern Ontario School of Med­i­cine

Mr. Peter Xavier, Vice Pres­i­dent, Glen­core

Dr. John Gunn, Cana­da Research Chair in Sci­ence, Engi­neer­ing, and Archi­tec­ture at Lau­rent­ian Uni­ver­si­ty, Direc­tor of the Vale Liv­ing With Lakes Cen­tre

Ms. Ana Belen Sanchez, Green Jobs Spe­cial­ist — Unit­ed Nations Inter­na­tion­al Labour Orga­ni­za­tion (ILO)