Toronto Presentations

We have posted a number of video clips from the Toronto Public consultation:

T. Scott Murray, DataAngel Policy Research Incorporated

Ken Setterington, Toronto Public Library,
Toronto Public Library’s Commitment to Early Literacy

Lita Barrie, Canadian Association of Children’s Libraries
Public Libraries: Opening Doors to Literacy

Sharon List, Superintendent of Education for the York Region District School Board, Early Learning Initiatives in the Peel District School Board and the York Region District School Board

Penny Milton, Canadian Education Association
The Promise and Problem of Literacy for Canada: An Agenda for Action

Mary Jean Gallagher, CEO of the Student Achievement Division, Ontario Ministry of Education and Carol Campbell, Ph.D., Chief Research Officer,
Ontario Ministry of Education

Lisa Archibald, Ph.D., The University Of Western Ontario
Improving Working Memory to Increase Literacy Levels

Spider Jones
The Reality of Illiteracy

Doretta Wilson, Society for Quality Education
Systematic Phonics: An Alternative to Balanced Literacy

Joanne Gross, Remediation Plus System

Panel Wrap-up:

  • Janet Ecker, President of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance, former Minister of Finance and of Education, Province of Ontario
  • Edward M. Roberts, former Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Robert Thibault, former Member of Parliament (Minister of State [Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency] and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), Chief Administrative Officer, Richmond County, Nova Scotia
  • William B.P. Robson, President and Chief Executive Officer, C.D. Howe Institute
  • Bruce Ferguson, Director of the Community Health Services Resource Group at The Hospital for Sick Children

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