World Economic Forum (WEF)

Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum has boasted that half of the current Canadian government has ties to the WEF.

Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister, is on the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum.

Liberal Cabinet Members, MPs and House Senators who have known WEF ties:

Click on the photos to go to their page on the WEF website.

Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

(link goes to the Wayback Machine as Sean had himself removed from the WEF website in April 2022)

Chrystia Freeland was co-chair at WEF Great Reset meeting on December 8, 2020

The documents obtained through Access to Information filings are high-level briefing notes to the minister of Global Affairs Canada at the time — Chrystia Freeland — for the Great Reset meeting at the World Economic Forum that took place on December 8, 2020.

 

Premiers and Majors with WEF ties

Francois Legault
Quebec

Jason Kenny explains the Great Reset and mentions how he, and likely all government leaders, were sent a copy of Schwab’s book, COVID-19 The Great Reset

Canadians who are Members of the WEF Future Global Councils:

Global Future Councils 2022

Global Future Councils 2019-2020

Global Future Council on Advanced Manufacturing and Production
Nathalie Marcotte, Senior Vice-President, Industrial Automation Services, Schneider Electric

Global Future Council on Agile Governance
Tina Green, Assistant Secretary for Regulatory Affairs, Treasury Board of Canada

Global Future Council on Biotechnology
Elena Kuzmin, Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University, Canada

Global Future Council on Development Finance
Paul Lamontagne, Managing Director, FinDev Canada

Global Future Council on Human Rights and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Philip Dawson, Lead, Public Policy, Element AI

Global Future Council on Investing
Stefan Dunatov, Executive Vice-President, Investment Strategy and
Risk, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Global Future Council on the New Education and Work Agenda
Co-Chair: Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University

Global Future Council on the New Equality and Inclusion Agenda
Jahanzaib Ansari, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Knockri
Mary Lou Maher, Head, Global Inclusion and Diversity, KPMG

Global Future Council on New Network Technologies
Rima Qureshi, Executive Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer,
Verizon Communications

Global Future Council on Quantum Computing
Vern Brownell, Adviser to the Board, D-Wave Systems
Andrew Fursman, Chief Executive Officer, 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit)

Global Future Council on Virtual and Augmented Reality
Helen Papagiannis, Founder, XR Goes Pop

Global Future Council 2018-2019

Global Future Council on Agile Governance
Gillian Hadfield, Professor of Law and Professor of Strategic Management, University of Toronto

Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization
David Miller, Director International Diplomacy, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Global Future Council on Computing
Vern Brownell, President and Chief Executive Officer, D-Wave Systems Inc
Andrew Fursman, Chief Executive Officer, 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit),

Global Future Council on Consumption
Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Global Future Council on Development Finance
Paul Lamontagne, Managing Director, FinDev Canada

Global Future Council on Geopolitics
Roland Paris, Professor of International Affairs, University of Ottawa

Global Future Council on Infrastructure
Co-Chair, Anita Marangoly George, Executive Vice-President, Growth Markets, Caisse de dépôt
et placement du Québec

Global Future Council on International Trade and Investment
Jonathan Fried, Coordinator, International Economic Relations, Global Affairs Canada

Global Future Council 2016-2018

Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization
Rosemary Feenan, Executive Vice President, Research, Quad Real

Global Future Council on Computing
Andrew Fursman, Chief Executive Officer, 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit)
Khai Truong, Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto

Global Future Council on the Future of Cybersecurity
Nick Galletto, Leader, Global Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte

Global Future Council on Migration
Ratna Omidvar, Senator, Senate of Canada

Global Future Council on Financial and Monetary Systems
Fellow: Patrick Augustin, Assistant Professor of Finance, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Global Future Council on International Governance, Public-Private Cooperation and Sustainable Development
Elissa Golberg, Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Affairs Canada

Global Future Council on Neurotechnologies and Brain Science
Kunal Ghosh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Inscopix Inc

Global Future Council on International Trade and Investment
Jonathan Fried, Coordinator, International Economic Relations, Global Affairs Canada

Global Future Council on Space Technologies
Ram S. Jakhu, Associate Professor, Institute of Air and Space Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University

Global Future Council on Humanitarian System
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Global Affairs Canada

 

Global Future Council 2014

Global Future Council on Security and Governance
Susan Harper, Position: Director-General and Senior Arctic Official, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Universities with WEF ties:

Suzanne Fortier, the Principal of McGill University is Chair of the WEF Global University Leaders Forum (GULF).

WEF Young Scientists at McGill University:

  • Stefanie Blain-Moraes, Assistant Professor, McGill University
  • Marta Cerruti, Associate Professor, McGill University
  • Jill Baumgartner, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
  • Tomislav Friscic, Associate Professor, McGill University
  • Jennifer Ronholm, Assistant Professor, McGill University

The Young Scientist experience: a three-year journey
By joining the community, the incoming class of Young Scientists convene at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in the People’s Republic of China. In China, Young Scientists connect as a class, participate in the meeting programme and gain exposure to policy and science leaders and entrepreneurs. Within three years of joining the community the Young Scientists will be encouraged to engage in at least one other Forum event or activity.

WEF’s Forum of Young Global Canadian Leaders:

Alumni
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Alumni
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Alumni
(pre 2016)

2019

Alumni
(pre 2016)

Alumni
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Alumni
(pre 2016)

2020

Alumni
(pre 2016)

2021

2019

 

Alumni
(pre 2016)

2020

Alumni
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Alumni
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2018

2020

2019

2018

2021

Alumni
(pre 2016)

Alumni
(pre 2016)

The Global Shapers Community

The Global Shapers Community is an initiative created in 2011 by Klaus Scwab of the World Economic Forum. It now consists of nearly 400 local hubs around the world that bring together over 8,000 top young leaders between the ages of 20 and 30.

These Hubs are partnering with Universities and Organizations to implement WEF political agendas across Canada:

Financial Institutions with WEF Ties

Pharmaceutical Companies with WEF Ties

Canadian’s Who Attended the Annual Meeting of the New Champions

AMNC 2013 Participants

Pauline Marois, Premier of Quebec

Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway of Canada

John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) of Canada

Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary

James M. Flaherty, Minister of Finance of Canada

Roberta Santi, Ambassador of Canada, Embassy of Canada

Jim Leech, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

John Manley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council of Chief Executives

Pierre Beaudoin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc.

Pierre Alary, Chief Financial Officer and Senior, Vice-President, Bombardier Inc.

John Paul Macdonald, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Public Affairs, Bombardier Inc.

Mairead Lavery, Vice-President, Finance, Bombardier Aerospace

Adam Anderson, Associate Professor of Psychology Affect and Cognition, Laboratory (ACLAB), University of Toronto

Sonja Bata, Chairman, Bata Shoe Foundation

John M. Beck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon Group Inc.

Geoffrey Cape, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Evergreen

Robert G. Card, President and Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

Jacques Daoust, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investissement Québec

Mark J. Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada

William Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group

Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group

Thomas V. Milroy, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Capital Markets,BMO Financial Group

Charles Sirois, Chairman of the Board, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

Mark Wiseman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Clément Gignac, Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

Rupert Duchesne, Group Chief Executive, Aimia

Kelvin Dushnisky, Senior Executive Vice-President, Barrick Gold Corporation

Don Tapscott, Adjunct Professor of Management, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Roger Martin, Dean Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Stephen Toope, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of British Columbia

Thorsten Heins, Chief Executive Officer, BlackBerry

Douglas H. Horswill, Senior Vice-President, Teck Resources Limited
Marc Kielburger, Co-Founder, Free the Children

Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Desjardins Group

Donald Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited

Brandt C. Louie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, H. Y. Louie Co. Limited

Ronald N. Mannix, Chairman, Coril Holdings Lt

Michael H. McCain, President and Chief Executive Officer, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Stephan Ouaknine, Managing Partner, Inerjys Ventures Inc.

Stephen S. Poloz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Michael J. Sabia, President and Chief Executive Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Kim Samuel-Johnson, Director Samuel Group of Companies

Paul Sobey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Empire Company Limited

Bruno Strigini, President, Europe and Canada, Global Human Health, MSD

 

AMNC 2014 Participants

Mario Albert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investissement Québec

Yvan Allaire, Executive Chair of the Board of Directors, Institute for Governance of Public and Private Organizations (IGOPP)

John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Sonja Bata, Chairman, Bata Shoe Foundation

Pierre Beaudoin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc.

Steve Ridolfi, Senior Vice-President Strategy and M&A, Bombardier Inc.

John M. Beck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Aecon Group Inc.

Stéphane Bertrand, Executive Director, Desjardins Group

Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board President and Chief Executive Officer, Desjardins Group

Robert G. Card, President and Chief Executive Officer, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

William Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group

Salimah Yvette Ebrahim, Journalist and Co-Founder, Pingo

Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade of Canada

Pierre Gignac, Acting President, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Guy C. Hachey, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Aerospace

Donald Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teck Resources Limited

Christopher Logan, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Silk Road Mining and Development

Janet Longmore, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT)

Brandt C. Louie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, H. Y. Louie Co. Limited

Kevin Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group

John Manley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Council of Chief Executives

Ronald N. Mannix, Chairman, Coril Holdings Ltd

Pauline Marois, Premier of Quebec

Désirée McGraw, Executive Director, Jeanne Sauvé Foundation

Estelle Metayer-Greenhill, President, Competia

Ron Mock, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary

Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada

Alison Redford, Premier of Alberta

Kevin Reinhart, Chief Executive Officer, Nexen Energy ULC

Michael J. Sabia, President and Chief Executive Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Kim Samuel-Johnson, Director, Samuel Group of Companies
Charles Sirois, Chairman of the Board, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

Marcia M. Smith, Senior Vice-President Sustainability and External Affairs, Teck Resources Limited

John Stackhouse, Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail

Don Tapscott, Adjunct Professor of Management Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Steve Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, Suncor Energy Inc.

Mark Wiseman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

AMNC 2015 Participants

John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade of Canada

James Moore, Minister of Industry of Canada; Young Global Leader

Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance of Canada

Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie of Canada

Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada

AMNC 2016 Participants

Brian Kingston Vice-President, Fiscal and International Policy, Business Council of Canada

Michael Han Chief Economist Teck Resources Limited

Andrew Fursman Chief Executive Officer 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit)

Iain Klugman President and Chief Executive Officer Communitech

Kirsten Poon Consultant TEC Edmonton

Elena Bennett Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University

John Stackhouse Senior Vice-President, Office of the Chief Executive Officer, RBC Financial Group

Japman Bajaj Founder and Executive Director Soshal

Wade Barnes President and Chief Executive Officer Farmers Edge

Diane Berard Reporter Les Affaires

Vern Brownell President and Chief Executive Officer D-Wave Systems Inc.

Angela Chen Co-Founding Member Impact Capitalyst

Nathan Gilliland Chief Executive Officer General Fusion

Andrew Gonzalez Professor, Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity Science and Director, Quebec, McGill University

Roy Hessel Chief Executive Officer Clearly

John Mighton Founder JUMP Math

Ilse Treurnicht Chief Executive Officer MaRS Discovery District

Yan Shuo Partner Cinaport Capital Inc.

Zhenhua Zhu Managing Director; Head, Portfolio Construction, Opseu Pension Trust

AMNC 2017 Participants

Brian Kingston Vice-President, Fiscal and International Policy, Business Council of Canada

Michael Han, Chief Economist, Teck Resources Limited

Kirsten Poon Partner Fengmay Group

Yan Shuo Partner Cinaport Capital Inc.

Sana Khan Consultant, Social Impact and Sustainability, Ethis Ventures

Christian Belanger, Head, Scientific Research, Hydro Quebec Research Institute, Hydro Quebec

Hassan Bhatti, Business Lead Iris Automation

Don Tapscott, Adjunct Professor of Management Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

AMNC 2018 Participants

Brian Kingston Vice-President, Fiscal and International Policy, Business Council of Canada

Michael Han Chief Economist Teck Resources Limited

Andrew Fursman Chief Executive Officer 1QB Information Technologies (1QBit)

Iain Klugman President and Chief Executive Officer Communitech

Bruce Leslie Vice-President, Trade and Economic Development, Calgary Economic Development

Martha Crago Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation McGill University

Philip Oxhorn Associate Provost, International; Professor of Political Science, McGill University

Heather Magotiaux Vice-President, External Relations Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Neil Beaumont Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial and Risk Officer CPP Investment Board (CPPIB)

Eric Martel Chief Executive Officer Hydro Québec

Ali Ghafour Chief Executive Officer and Founder 2020 Armor Inc

Parth Khanna Chief Executive Officer ACTO

Peter Suma Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer Applied Brain Research

Shahrzad Rafati Founder and Chief Executive Officer BroadbandTV Corp (BBTV)

Marc Low Chief Executive Officer Capaciti

Alexandra Greenhill Founder and Chief Executive Officer Careteam Technologies

Kareem Ayyad Founder and Chief Executive Officer Cerebian

Ron Glozman Chief Executive Officer Chisel

Andreas Windemuth Chief Science Officer Cyclica Inc.

Abdullah Snobar Executive Director DMZ

Jean-François Gagné Chief Executive Officer Element AI

Denis Therien Vice-President, Research Partnerships Element AI

Graeme Edge Co-Founder Energy Disruptors

David Zhou Chief Business Officer Genecis Bioindustries

Tagg Jefferson Founder and Chief Executive Officer GridCure

Andrew Matlock CEO Industry Corporation

Amol Karnick President and Chief Executive Officer KA Imaging

Hongwei Liu Chief Executive Officer Mappedin

Dean Hopkins Chief Executive Officer OneEleven

Nimra Amjad Founder Pakistan Sustainability Network

Bob Espey Chief Executive Officer Parkland Fuel Corp

Umair Pervez Manager PwC

Paul Vallée President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Pythian

Leah Bae Digital Strategist Strategic Communications Inc.

Edward Shim Managing Director Studio 1 Labs Inc.

Roslyn McLarty Co-Founder The GIST

Janvie Amido Business Development and Program Innovation Lead, World Vision Canada

Canadian’s Who Attended DAVOS 2020

Davos is the informal name of the annual four-day conference held by the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The non-profit organization’s aim is to “engage the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas,” according to its website.

The leaked confidential list of everyone attending the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos shows the following Canadian’s who attended, along with WEF’s level categorization of each person.