2016-2017 Lecture Series
- Sharing with Strangers: Compassion through the Arts and Humanities in an Age of Globalization, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law, New York University
- Drivers and Dynamics of the Syrian Crisis, Samer Abboud, Associate Professor of International Studies at Arcadia University, Philadelphia
Championing Spirituality While Morally Disengaging, Dr. Cathy Driscoll, Professor, Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University
- INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES, Senator Murray Sinclair, Former Chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada
- Pseudo-Science & Academic Freedom, A Symposium at Saint Mary's University
- Racism: Indigenous Perspectives, Senator Murray Sinclair, Former Chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada
- The Marshall Lecture in Public Philosophy:
How to Betray Your Android - Relationship Ethics and Personal Investments, Dr. Adrienne M. Martin
- The Daily News: What's Right? What's Wrong? What's Happening?, Edward Greenspon, President and CEO, Public Policy Forum
2015-2016 Lecture Series
- IMMIGRANT PERSPECTIVES. Panel: Nanok Cha, Dr. David Haase, Louise Wang, Mohamed Yaffa. Moderator: Sharon Davis-Murdoch
- BLACK PERSPECTIVES. Panel: Ann Divine, Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch, Lindell Smith, Robert Wright. Moderator: Dr. Ingrid Waldron
- WHITE PERSPECTIVES. Panel: Dr. Frances Henry, Dr. Darryl Leroux. Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Church
- The Change We Seek: Why Some Countries Make Real Progress On Inequality, Stephanie Nolen, Journalist and Latin America Bureau Chief, Globe & Mail
- Consequences of Refugee Resettlement: Let's Get It Right, Rev. Russ Daye, Lead Minister, St. Andrew's United Church
- Why Do Living Things Matter?, Dr. Anna Frammartino Wilks Department of Philosophy, Acadia University
- Real Stories: Understanding How Canada Deals with Refugees, Emilie Coyle, Lawyer, Weldon McInnis
- What if They Really Did Take Us Seriously? The Risk and Potential in Doing Feminist Politcal Analysis, Dr. Cynthia Enloe, Feminist writer and professor in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
- The Marshall Lecture In Public Philosophy - Robots, Relinquishment and Responsibility: The Delegation of Human Decision-Making to Machines, Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology, University of Ottawa
- Toxic Legacies: Environmental Racism in Mi'kmaw & African Nova Scotian Communities, Dr. Ingrid Waldron, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University Project Leader, Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (ENRICH)
2014-2015 Lecture Series
- A Living Wage: Ethical Implications of Paying People More - Is a Living Wage a meaningful intervention for society? What's better for me, society and the economy: an increased minimum wage, or a Living Wage?
- Health vs Healthcare: What can Nova Scotia afford?, Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Public Health Officer, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
- Ethical Public Discourse, Dr. David Deane, Professor of Theology, Atlantic School of Theology
- The Marshall Lecture In Public Philosophy - The Ethics of Climate Change: Broadening the Scope of the Dialogue, Dr. Nancy Tuana, Department of Philosophy, Penn State University; Founding Director, Rock Ethics Institute
- VacciNATION? - Leaders in the fields of public health engage in a conversation about vaccination and the ethical tensions that exist in exercising our collective and individual rights
- Sexualized Violence on Our Campuses - A moderated panel discussion on what is required to create a cultural shift away from misogyny, sexism and sexualized violence
- Digital Ethics: Should We Care How Technology Is Shaping Our Values?, Fred Warren, Head of Design, Microsoft UK
- ETHICS IN THE EVENING - Why aren't we asking more questions about Canada's involvement in the Middle East?, Rev. Gary Thorne, University Chaplain, Retired Lieutenant-Colonel, Canadian Armed Forces
- The Internet: Do We Really Have No Privacy and Should We Just Get Over It?, Michael Geist - Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
- Who Cares? Cultivating Compassion for Social Progress, A week-long series of events brought to you by the Segelberg Dialogues on Faith and Public Policy, L'Arche, Dalhousie Multi-Faith Centre, Waves of Compassion and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs
- ETHICS IN THE EVENING - Questioning Medical Authority: What's the right balance?, Wanda Morris - CEO, Dying With Dignity
2013-2014 Lecture Series
- View the 2013-2014 CCEPA Annual Report
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - Consumer Racial Profiling in NS: How the Friendliness of Maritimers Contrasts with Reality, Dr Judy Haiven - Professor, Sobey School of Business, Chair of the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - Cyberbullying, the Law and Free Expression on the Internet, Halifax lawyer David Fraser.
- Francis: Faith, Culture, Media and Morality, Dr. David Deane, Professor of Theology at the Atlantic School of Theology
- A Society at the Crossroads: The Charter of Values and the Future of Quebec, Dr. Daniel Weinstock, Professor in the Faculty of Law, McGilll University.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - Education and the Promise of Prosperity: Should a Good Education Guarantee a Job? , Karl Turner, Registrar, Nova Scotia Community College, CCEPA Scholar-in-Residence and MSVU Doctoral Student.
- The Lives of Evidence National Lecture Series - Part 3: Governing in the Dark - Evidence, Accountability and the Future of Canadian Science, Scott Findlay.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - A Question of Compassion - A Personal Account of Assisted Suicide , Itai Erdal, Lighting Designer, Playwright, Performer.
- How to Disappear Completely , CCEPA was pleased to support two special performances of 2b Theatre Company's production.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - How to be Offended - The Hate Speech Debate, Kevin Kindred, Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - It Isn't Easy Being Green: Hydroelectric Energy and the Impact of Resource Development in Labrador and Nova Scotia Communities, Dr. Deborah Stienstra - Professor of Disability Studies at University of Manitoba and Nancy's Chair at Mount Saint Vincent University.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - Meaningful Work: How to Create, Maintain and Remove Barriers to Meaningful Work, Visiting Scholar - Dr. Marjo Lips-Wiersma, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Corporate Responsibility, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - How Ought We Give? The Ethics of Charitable Giving in a Time of Crowdsourcing, Dr. Rylan Higgins, Department of Anthropology, Saint Mary's University.
- Can We Sustain Democracy and the Planet Too?: Examining Scientific Expertise in Public Life, Dr. Philip Kitcher - Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University .
- EVERYDAY ETHICS - Systemic Oppression of Women, Internalized Sexism and Rape Culture:
What can we learn from the SMU/UBC rape chant controversy?, Dr. Patricia Bradshaw, Dean, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University; Dr. Esther E. Enns, Dean of Arts, Saint Mary's University.
- The Marshall Lecture In Public Philosophy: Gender, Science, and Social Values: The Search for Sex Differences in the Human Genome, Dr. Sarah Richardson, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.
2012-2013 Lecture Series
- View the 2012-2013 CCEPA Annual Report
- Ethics and Technology: Who Do we Trust?
Emerging Technologies and the Implications for Change in Healthcare, Education, Governance and Commerce, Perry Kinkaide, MSc, PhD, CMC,
Founder & Past-President, Alberta Council of Technologies.
- Impact Investing: Maximizing Social Impacts through Ethical Capital - What's Possible?, Dr. Edward Jackson, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carlton University.
- Ethical Use of the Common, a CBC 1 interview with David Steuwe of Dalhousie University's Schools of Public Affairs and Business.
- 2013 CCEPA Annual Lecture, Phil Fontaine, Former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
- The Ethics of Protest: Who Gets Heard and How?, Dr. Robert Huish, Assistant Professor, Department Of International Development Studies, Dalhousie University.
- Is There Room at the Inn? Religious Celebration in Secular Settings, A panel discussion exploring if the public display of religious belief - or its absence - is for the common good.
- Ethics in Development, A panel discussion on ethical decision making in development in Nova Scotia.
- The Story of Mr. Wright, A Globe Theatre and 2b Theatre Company co-production presented in Association with Eastern Front Theatre.
- The Marshall Lecture in Public Philosophy: The Dilemmas of Protecting Religious Freedom Today, Dr. Avigail Eisenberg, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria.
2011-2012 Lecture Series
- View the 2011-2012 CCEPA Annual Report
- Touching the Wounds: A Theological Reflection on Remorse, Reconciliation and the Catholic Church in the Pedophilia Crisis, Dr. David Deane, Professor of Theology, Atlantic School of Theology.
- Profit vs Social Responsibility in 2012: Lessons and Changes, A panel of business leaders and academia will discuss social corporate responsibility, ethical leadership and fair governance practices.
- THE ELEMENTS: Ethical Uses of our Resoureces: Food, Oil & Water
- Food Ethical Issues in Agriculture: Organic, Locavore and Genetic Modification. Keynote: Dr. R. Paul Thompson; Respondents: Dr. Rylan Higgins, Dr. Bohdan L. Luhovyy, Dr. Tarjei Tennesen.
- Carbon and the Oceans: When Oil and Water Mix. Keynote: Alanna Mitchell, author of Sea Sick.
- The Master Resource: Oil and the New Servitude. Keynote: Andrew Nikiforuk, author of Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent.
- Ending Life-Sustaining Treatment for Children: Decision-Making When Health Providers and Parents/Patients Disagree, Joan Gilmour.
- Ethics and Social Media: Blurring the Boundaries in the Virtual World, Amy Thurlow and Heidi Weigand.
- Dalhousie Health Law Institute. Euthanasia: New Prosecutorial Guidelines. Keynote: Penney Lewis, Professor of Law at the School of Law and Centre of Medical Law and Ethics at King's College, London.
- SMU Annual Lecture in Public Philosophy, Dr. Clarence Sholé Johnson, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Middle Tennessee State University
- How to Build a Human. Newfoundland event in collaboration with genome Atlantic at Geo Johnson Centre, Signal Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland. Discussants: Dr. Daryl Pullman, Dr. Kathleen Hodgkinson, Dr. David Thompson
2010-2011 Lecture Series
- View the 2010-2011 CCEPA Annual Report
- Canadian Business Ethics Research Network 2011 Annual Conference
- Ethics in Business:
- Corporate Governance - Challenging the Basic Assumptions, Edward J. Waitzer
- Science and Its Publics
- Science and the Media: Lost in Translation. Panelists: Dr. David Secko, Dr. Mary Anne White, Pauline Dakin; Moderator: Jay Ingram
- Frankenstein in the Public Sphere: Science and the Virtue of Sociability in the British Enlightenment. Keynote: Dr. Jan Golinski; Respondent: Monique Morgan
- Provenance and the Role of the Public Museum: How the Life Stories of Artifacts Challenge Traditional Accounts of Science and History. Keynote: Dr. David Pantalony; Respondents: Robert Bean, Dr. Ted Cavanagh
- Access Denied: Medicine, Trust, and Experimental Treatments. Keynote: Dr. Jonathan Kimmelman; Panelists: Dr. Kerry Bowman, Dr. Daniel Selchen, Dr. Anthony Lang
- Facing Uncertainty: Who is Destined for Alzheimer's Disease? Keynote: Dr. Margaret Lock; Edmonton Respondent: Alex Choby; Calgary Respondents: Dr. David Hogan, Dr. Marc Ereshevsky
- Sex and The Citizen
- Reinventing the Sexual Contract: Ethical Questions About Sex, Marriage, and Autonomy, Dr. Laurie Shrage
- Sex Goes to Market: What Would Decriminalized Prostitution Look Like?, Dr. Melissa Ditmore
- Sex and National Security: Of Purge Campaigns & Fruit Machines, Dr. Gary Kinsman
- Children's Sexuality: What Are We Afraid Of?, Judith Levine
- The Annual Lecture in Public Philosophy:
- Evils & Inexcusable Wrongs, Dr. Claudia Card
- CCEPA Annual Lecture
- Fair Play? Ethics in Sport, Mark Tewkesbury
- Euthanasia in the Netherlands: Medical Practice and Societal Control, Hans Van Delden
2009-2010 Lecture Series
- View the 2009-2010 CCEPA Annual Report
- CCEPA presentation to the Mining Association of Nova Scotia on ''The Role Individuals Can Play in Forming Public Policy", Frank Schwartz
- The Annual Lecture in Public Philosophy:
- The Annual Lecture in Public Philosophy: Morality and Starvation, Dr. Joe Mendola
- CCEPA Annual Lecture
- Another View of Afghanistan: Ethical Contrasts, Hon. Flora MacDonald
- Trust in the New Sciences: 5 Part Series
- Engineering Selfhood in the 21St Century, Dr. Nikolas Rose
- Science Friction: Personalized Genomics and the Future of Medicine , Dr. Michael Hayden
- Nanomorphosis: The Future of the Body in the Age of Nanotechnology, Dr. Colin Milburn
- Mind the Gap: The Neurosciences and Their Determination to Explain the Human, Dr. Cornelius Borck
- Genes, Genomics and Human Nature, Dr. Evelyn Fox Keller
- Ethics in Business
- Adult Conversations: The Real Truth about NS's Economy, David Wheeler
- Ethics in Migration
- Reflecting Our National Vision through Immigration Policy, Tom Denton
2008-2009 Lecture Series
- View the 2008-2009 CCEPA Annual Report
- Trust in Education: 4 Part Series
- Is our education system doing what it's supposed to?, Paul Cappon
- Success and Failure in the Global Campaign for Education for All, Sir John Daniel
- High School Debate, Debaters
- Quality of Education: What Should We Know etc..., Dr. Bernard Shapiro
- Just in Time Series
- Human Rights & Free Speech: Commissions on Media, Krista Daley et al
- Can We Be Good Without God?, Eric Beresford et al
- Ethics in the Financial Markets, Greg Grice et al.
- The Burden of Climate Change on Women, Joanna Kerr
- Health Research? Implications of Pharmaceutical Industry
- CCEPA Annual Lecture:
- Re-Engaging Canadians in Democracy, Preston Manning
- Ethics in Business: 3 Part Series
- Powering the Green Economy: Solutions for Sustainable Prosperity, Toby Heaps
- Beyond Scandal: The Real Ethics Crisis in Business, R. Edward Freeman
- The Business of Giving: Investing in Your Community & Your Values, Dr. Michael Hall
- Sustainability Conversations Speaker Series
- The History of Sustainable Development: What's Old is New Again, Blair Feltmate
2007-2008 Lecture Series
- View the 2007-2008 CCEPA Annual Report
- Ethics in Business: 4 Part Series
- The Business Role in Economic Well-Being, Mark Anielski
- From Risk to Resilience: A New Vision for Canadian Business, Peter Robinson
- The Ethical Culture: Taking Compliance to the Next Level, John Dalla Costa
- Sustainable Development: An Investment or a Cost?, Dr. Blair Feltmate
- Trust in Freedom: 4 Part Series
- Trust in Freedom of Speech, A. Alan Borovoy
- Trust in Academic Freedom, James Turk
- Trust in Freedom of Artistic Expression, Robert Sirman
- Trust in Freedom to Express Belief, Dr. David Deane
2006-2007 Lecture Series
- View the 2006-2007 CCEPA Annual Report
- Trust in Science: 5 Part Series
- Setting The Scene: From Magician to Miracle-Maker, Dr. Steven Shapin
- The View From Within: Does Science Trust Itself?, Dr. David T. Scadden
- Inside Out: From the Test Tube to the Dinner Table, Dr. Janice Graham
- Whose Business is it Anyway? Science and the Corporate World, Dr. Ford Doolittle
- Science and the Public Trust, Dr. Sheila Jasanof
- Trust in Justice: 4 Part Series
- Trust in Criminal Justice, Ian Atkins et al
- Trust in family Justice, Mr. Justice George Czuterin
- Trust in Civil Justice, Colin MacDonald et al
- Madam Justice Rosalie Abella
2005-2006 Lecture Series