Please join us for a fireside chat with two of Canada’s most distinguished leaders, Lord Conrad Black and Thomas S. Caldwell, C.M., as they discuss various current economic, social and geo-political topics. See Speaker bios below.
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Date: Tuesday, April 18th, 2023
Time: 11:30am to 2:00pm (EDT)
Location: Vantage Venues, 27th Floor, 150 King St. West, Toronto, ON, M5H 1J9
Lord Conrad Black
Financier, Author & Columnist
CONRAD BLACK is a financier and author and columnist in a large number of publications in Canada, the US, and the UK, including the National Post and National Review Online (New York). He is the author of biographies of Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard M. Nixon, a strategic history of the United States (Flight of the Eagle), and Rise to Greatness, the History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present. His most recent books are “The Canadian Manifesto” in 2019, “Donald J. Trump: A president like no other” in 2018, and before that, a collection of his columns and essays titled Backward Glances, just published by Random House-McCLelland & Stewart. He was the publisher of the London (UK) Telegraph newspapers and Spectator from 1987 to 2004, and controlled many other newspapers including the Chicago Sun-Times, the Jerusalem Post and the National Post, which he founded. He is honorary chairman of Conrad Black Capital Corporation and has been a member of the British House of Lords as Lord Black of Crossharbour since 2001, and is a Knight of the Holy See.
You can find Lord Black’s columns in the National Post, The National Review Online, American Greatness, The Epoch Times, The Hill, and is often syndicated. He continues to be a guest on a number of news outlets offering commentary, and has appeared on the BBC, CTV, FOX News, CBC and more. He is a regular guest on America First with Sebastian Gorka, and has just started a new podcast with Bill Bennett and Victor Davis Hanson, called “Scholars & Sense”, where they try to make sense of the news of the day.
Thomas S. Caldwell, C.M.
Chairman & Founder, Director
Caldwell Investment Management Ltd.
Thomas S. Caldwell graduated from McGill University in 1965, and has been actively involved in the investment industry since that time.
Mr. Caldwell is Chairman of Caldwell Investment Management Ltd., an organization founded in 1990. Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. is a diversified investment company with affiliate organizations providing investment management, brokerage and insurance services to a broad spectrum of investors throughout North America and around the world.
In 2022, Mr. Caldwell was awarded The Harbourfront Wealth Management Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Financial Planning Industry at the 2022 Wealth Professional Awards Canada.
In 2014, he was inducted into the IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame.
Mr. Caldwell is CEO and a Director of Urbana Corporation, a publicly traded investment company and past Chairman of the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”), “The Exchange for Entrepreneurs”. He is past Member of the Board of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute in Ottawa.
Mr. Caldwell is a Retired Honorary Colonel of The Lincoln and Welland Regiment.
Mr. Caldwell is a past Governor of the Toronto Stock Exchange and one of the leading experts in capital markets, particularly in trading environments. He is recognized as one of the world’s foremost investors in securities exchanges. Mr. Caldwell manages the investment pools he is responsible for on a value/strategic overview basis.
Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. and its affiliates were the second-largest owners of the New York Stock Exchange prior to the NYSE’s demutualization.
Mr. Caldwell has, through his career, been actively involved in addressing social and community needs.
He was awarded Her Majesty’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for his activities on behalf of Canadian Veterans. In 2003 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his work in assisting those in need as well as contributing to institutions working to better the lives of others. In 2012, he received Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his efforts on behalf of the disadvantaged.
Mr. Caldwell and his wife Dorothy have been married since 1966 and have two sons, Brendan and Theo, and six grandchildren.