On 2nd of December 2014, the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance hosted a panel discussion on Negotiations featuring The Honourable Bob Rae, QC and The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, CC, QC, LLD, LSM. This event was organized as part of the PPG2014H: Topics in Public Policy: Leading Change and Getting Things Done class and was moderated by the MPP graduate student Julia Salzmann.
Frank Iacobucci joined Torys as Counsel in September 2004 after retiring as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. As Counsel, Frank advises government and business on important legal and policy matters. His work includes guidance, advice and support to clients of Torys and members of the firm.
Bob Rae was elected eleven times to the House of Commons and the Ontario legislature between 1978 and 2013. He was Ontario’s 21st Premier from 1990 to 1995, and served as interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011 to 2013.
He is working now as a lawyer, negotiator, mediator, and arbitrator, with a particular focus on first nations, aboriginal, and governance issues. He also teaches at the University of Toronto School of Governance and Public Policy, and is a widely respected writer and commentator.
An author of four books and many studies and reports, Bob Rae is a Privy Councillor, an Officer of the Order of Canada, a member of the Order of Ontario, and has numerous awards and honorary degrees from institutions in Canada and around the world.