Photo Credit: Richard C. Choe©
Religion and Public Policy: An Ecumenical Conversation was a day offered by Lois Wilson to her friends and by her friends to Lois Wilson on the occasion of her 85th Birthday.
This amazing day of dialogue, encounter and debate on Religion and Public Policy in the Canadian and Global Ecumenical context is available in an audio form here.
Part OnePart Two Or you can click on the links below to watch video of the sessions and keynote speakers
Welcome and Introductions by Lois WilsonDr. Jan Love Senator Nancy Ruth
Kim StantonQuestion period and thank you following the morning plenaries
Bishop Barbel von Wartenberg PotterProfessor Peter Timmerman
Thank you to Stephen Milton (www.milton2.tv) for donating his time and talent to make these videos available.AGENDA
9:30 Gathering and Singing – Lynda Katsuno Moderator for the Day
10:00 Welcome and Introduction to the Day – Lynda and Lois Wilson
10:10-10:30 Moderator of Panel One: Mary Jo Leddy
Jan Love “Civil discourse in the Public Square”
10:30-10:45 Canadian Response from Senator Nancy Ruth – Civil Discourse in Parliament
10:45- 11:00 Q & A and discussion
11:15 Moderator of Panel Two: Will Ingham
Ofelia Ortega: “How to read the actual signs of the times”.
11:35- 12:05 Canadian Response from Kim Stanton, Lawyer
11:50 – 12:05 Q & A and discussion
12:05- 12:30 Open Discussion of the Morning’s Issues – Moderated by AJ Finlay
Thanks to panelists – Ruth Wilson
2:00-2:15 Gathering, Music and Announcements
2:15 – 2:35 Moderator of Panel Three: Alexa Gilmour
Barbel von Wartenberg Potter: "There can be no peace, unless we have peace with the earth"
2:35- 2:50 Canadian Response from Peter Timmerman, Centre for Religion and Ecology
2:50 – 3:05 Q & A and Discussion
3:20 Panel Discussion moderated by Marion Best, featuring Professor Ursula Franklin “I have heard many good things, HOWEVER….with Lois Wilson, Jan Love, Barbel von Wartenberg Potter, Ofelia Ortega and participation from those gathered
4:20 Thanks to the Panelists – Jean Wilson
4:25 Closing Remarks by Lois Wilson and family
5:00-6:00 Reception in Alumni Hall