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Lisa Raitt and Anne McLellan sit down with Paul Wells: Maclean's in Conversation

Senior writer Paul Wells interviews Raitt and McLellan live at the NAC as they return to Ottawa for a national summit on a prosperous new future for Canada

On Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. ET, Paul Wells will be speaking with Lisa Raitt and Anne McLellan, two formidable former politicians who have held senior posts in Liberal and Conservative governments. Now, only a month after a divisive federal election, they’re returning to Ottawa to co-host a national summit on a prosperous new future for Canada. Why are dozens of organizations meeting to discuss reducing inequality, fighting climate change and raising living standards? Do their plans stand a chance in today’s partisan, divided Ottawa? Fresh from their two-day Summit, Coalition for a Better Future co-chairs McLellan and Raitt will join Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells to deliver a progress report.

Hosted at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa & broadcast live by CPAC, Maclean’s in Conversation is a recurring series featuring Paul Wells and prominent newsmakers. Past guests have included Justin Trudeau, Jean Chrétien, Jason Kenney, Margaret Macmillan, Katie Telford, Mark Carney and Jagmeet Singh.

Watch live above.

Event details

Date: Thurs., Oct. 28, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Guests: Lisa Raitt and Anne McLellan
Venue: National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1