Canada urgently needs a shared vision that describes how our energy production and use will evolve in the future. One of the reasons I ran for the Senate was to advance a national dialogue on our energy future.
A vibrant arts sector promotes a richer, more creative society. It also makes a substantial contribution to our economy and helps to attract and retain talent. As a vocal supporter of the arts, I want to work towards making Canada an arts nation.
What do visionary leaders like Peter Lougheed and Naheed Nenshi have in common? They share the unusual combination of skills, motives and career trajectories that mark a cross-sector leader. To address today’s complex problems, we need leaders who can draw out the unique value of each sector.
I campaigned for the Senate so that I could contribute my voice and experience to building a better Alberta and a better Canada. Urgent challenges lie ahead, and I believe coming together on these three priorities will help us come up with solutions.