The Montreal roundtable theme was "Concordia Salus: Promises and Challenges", which captures the motto of Montreal as an ideal of community building.
May 22, 2015 | Centre for Sustainable Development
The Urban Agenda Montreal was co-hosted by the City of Montreal with media partner Média Mosaïque. The roundtable was moderated by Kerlande Mibel, President, Zwart Communication, with expert panellists: Nacira Adem of Conseil interculturel de Montréal; Myriam Bérubé of Centraide of Greater Montreal; Micheline Labelle PhD from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM); and Marie-Christine Ladouceur-Girard, from the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. The proceedings included a Q&A open to all attendees.
The event coincided with the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development and its 'do one thing for diversity' theme.
"As Canada grows increasingly diverse, there is a strong incentive for an open and candid conversations in areas we may seem uneasy about – yet these conversations are crucial to the goal of social harmony." – CRRF Executive Director, Anita Bromberg