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The Right Honourable Club

November 29, 2012

Postmedia parliamentary bureau chief Mark Kennedy interviewed the "Right Honourable Club" of former prime ministers asking them about six broad themes. This is Ms. Campbell's interview.

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Insights & Influence Interview

November 18, 2012

Freelance journalist Dave Gordon interviews Ms. Campbell asking her who are trailblazers that she has looked up to, some of the work she is doing now, and her ideas about reaching gender parity in the Canadian legislature.

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CPAC documentary Our Times

October 1, 2012

The eight-part CPAC documentary, Our Times, will begin on Sunday Oct 14th. (Check local listing for times.) The following episodes will feature comments from Frmr PM Campbell.

Oct 14: Episode 1: The Bubble
Oct 21: Episode 2: The Vanishing Majority
Nov 18: Episode 5: Love & Marriage
Dec 2: Episode 7: The Upheaval

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Order of British Columbia

September 7, 2012

Right Honourable Kim Campbell was honored by her home-province with an award called the Order of British Columbia.

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Order of British Columbia

September 7, 2012

Ms. Campbell was honored along with others in BC's capital city of Victoria.

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Order of British Columbia

September 6, 2012

Twelve outstanding British Columbians were invested into the Order of British Columbia by Premier Christy Clark on September 6, 2012.

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CBC Radio's The House

July 21, 2012

CBC Radio's The House featured some comments by Former Prime Minister Campbell on the relationship of the provinces to Ottawa. Ms. Campbell believes that there must be constructive and collaborative leadership at the top that works with the Premiers.

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Campbell in Mongolia

July 9, 2012

Frmr PM Campbell is in Mongolia to participate in the International Women's Forum, which is being convened under the auspices of the [Mongolian] Presidency of the Community of Democracies. Click on the title above to learn a bit more about the forum, but click HERE to learn more about the Community of Democracies.

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Women’s Leadership for Peace & Security - Horn of Africa

June 27, 2012

Former Prime Minister Campbell recently returned to Ethiopia to help conclude a program that she had also helped to begin in 2009: the Women's Leadership for Peace and Security in the Horn of Africa.

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Q w/ Jian Ghomeshi - Redesigning America

June 8, 2012

Ms. Campbell visited with CBC Radio's Jian Ghomeshi about Redesigning America, how the world views the US now and what the US can do moving forward to change or maintain its image. Also on the panel were Senator Pamela Wallin and diplomacy expert Simon Anholt.

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For Canada, US Debates are Old News

May 29, 2012

In this New York Times piece Luisita Lopez Torregrosa examines how Canada seems to have already dealt with (policy-wise) many of the issues that the United States seems to still be grappling over such as descrimination based on sex, gays in the military, abortion and same-sex marriage with help from Former Prime Minister Campbell and Council of Women World Leaders Secretary General Laura Liswood.

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CJAD - Where is Kim Campbell now?

May 29, 2012

CJAD's Andrew Carter speaking with Ms. Campbell to learn more about what she's doing these days.

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Where the United States Lags Far Behind Canada

May 28, 2012

Luisita Lopez Torregrosa writes in the International Herald Tribune [the global edition of the New York Times] about how Canada is far ahead of the United States in terms of gay rights. She spoke to Ms. Campbell in researching the article.

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When the Queen is Your Boss

May 25, 2012

Susan Delacourt offers "glimpses of working life under Her Majesty’s rule" from the point of view of an "array of former prime ministers and governors general", including Former Prime Minister Campbell.

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Order of British Columbia

May 19, 2012

CTV's report on the recent announcement about this year's Order of Canada recipients.

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Order of British Columbia

May 18, 2012

The Victoria Times Colonist reporting on the Order of Canada announcement.

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Order of British Columbia

May 18, 2012

The Vancouver Sun reporting that Former Prime Minister Campbell is to be awarded the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest honor. Thirteen other recipients will also be honored along with her in the investiture ceremony in September.

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BCCLA 50th Anniversary Gala

May 14, 2012

Former Prime Minister Campbell is looking forward to helping the BC Civil Liberties Association celebrate their 50th Anniversary on June 2, 2012. Ms. Campbell will speak at a course offered by BCCLA earlier in the day, The Law Protecting Liberty: What You Need to Know, as well as the gala later that evening.

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Appearance at Harvard Kennedy School

May 7, 2012

Kim Campbell is looking forward to visiting the Harvard Kennedy School and speaking at a "brown bag" [lunch-time] session and sharing some of what she is working on these days with organizations such as the World Movement for Democracy as well as the [Ukrainian] Foundation for Effective Governance. The session will be held at noon on May 9th.

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Campbell join's Climate Action Reserve's Honorary Board

May 4, 2012

Kim Campbell has been tapped to join a new honorary board created by the Climate Action Reserve. Ms. Campbell's fellow board members are Gray Davis, former governor of California; California State Senator Fran Pavley; Diane Wittenberg, former founding president of The Climate Registry and the California Climate Action Registry; and actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. Climate Action Reserve explains that the new board "will provide guidance on the organization’s future environmental pursuits and growth."

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Celebrating PPF's 25th Anniversary

May 4, 2012

Toronto, Canada. Former Prime Minister Campbell was honored alongside her fellow living former prime ministers [Joe Clark, John Turner, Brian Mulroney, and Paul Martin] by the Public Policy Forum. (Also honored, but not able to attend was Jean Chretien.)

The event marked the 25th Annivesary of the organization and brought together over a thousand leaders from all sectors of Canadian society.

Click HERE to watch video 1 of the PPF 25th Anniversary Dinner.

Click HERE to watch the video 2 of the PPF 25th Anniversary Dinner.

 Visit the Public Policy Forum online to learn more about them and their work.

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Former PM's to be Honored

May 3, 2012

Kim Campbell, along with John Turner, Joe Clark, Paul Martin and Brian Mulroney will be honored on May 3 in Toronto at the Public Policy Forum's 25th Anniversary Testimonial Dinner. (Also being honored, but unable to attend is Jean Chretien.) Ms. Campbell looks forward to being honored alongside her colleagues and celebrating this milestone for the Public Policy Forum.

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WSJ Women in the Economy

May 1, 2012

Once again this year, Ms. Campbell was pleased to participate as a member of the The Wall Street Journal’s Task Force for Women in the Economy. The task force itself is comprised of nearly 200 influential CEOs, luminaries and subject-matter experts, both men and women.

Their goal was to “create a business-based, data-driven action plan to address an important economic issue: making better use of female talent to promote economic growth and competitiveness in the U.S. and worldwide.”
 

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How Vancouver Got its Name

April 4, 2012

CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight ventured West to do some shows from Vancouver, and although Ms. Campbell wasn't there at that time, she did tape a segment for them ahead of time. In the video below, she explains how B.C.'s largest city avoided being officially named after a guy called 'Gassy Jack'.

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Intriguing Canadians Exhibit

April 2, 2012

The photo exhibition, Double Take: Portraits of Intriguing Canadians, compiled by Library and Archives Canada from the National Portrait Gallery has just begun it's two-year national tour. It's first stop is Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown. The exhibit opened on Saturday, Apr 7 and runs until Sep 3. The exhibit features the famous portrait of Former Prime Minister Campbell taken by Barbara Woodley.

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Campbell on CKNW

March 15, 2012

Ms. Campbell stopped into the CKNW studio today to visit with Bill Good. They enjoyed a good chat that included topics like challenges facing BC Premier Christy Clark and the US Republican race.

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Upcoming Bill Good Show Appearance

March 9, 2012

Frmr PM Campbell will be going into CKNW's studio for a return appearance on the Bill Good Radio Show, Thursday, March 15th at 9:30am PDT. If you can't catch the show live, then check out the podcast on their website afterward.

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Campbell Comments on Chicago's Loss of G8 Summit

March 8, 2012

While attending the OECD's Mayors and Ministers Roundtable, Frmr PM Campbell commented to ABC7 about Chicago's recent loss of the G8 Summit since it has been rescheduled to be held at Camp David. Ms. Campbell recalled when Canada hosted the G8 and G20 and the incredible security costs associated with it etc.

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Speaking in Chicago

March 7, 2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be hosting the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers March 8-9, 2012. Former Prime Minister Campbell will be featured in two sessions of the conference.  The first will be in one of the Policy Dialogues: Financing urban sustainability in key sectors: Buildings. Then, the second will be at the luncheon on March 8th, International Women's Day.

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The History of Canadian Humour

February 29, 2012

It looks like Rob Cohen's documentary, The History of Canadian Humour: If it's not too much trouble, is set to be released sometime this year. It features an all-star cast of Canadian humorists and even features some comments from Former Prime Minister Campbell.

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Sir John A Macdonald's Bicentennial

January 17, 2012

"Former Prime Ministers Kim Campbell, Jean Chretien, Joe Clark, Paul Martin, Brian Mulroney and John Turner have all agreed to serve as joint Honourary Commissioners of the body charged with organizing and encouraging events and celebrations in Kingston, and nationally, in the lead-up to and including 2015. The bicentennial of Sir John A’s birth will be marked on January 11, 2015, Sir John A. Macdonald Day, by an Act of Parliament."

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A Whisper to a Roar

January 10, 2012

Appleseed Entertainment's A Whisper to a Roar is now in post production and hopefully due out this year. The film focuses on the inspiring and dangerous work of democracy activists in five countries around the world – Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. The filmmakers garnered from Ms. Campbell her expert opinion as a former world leader who has been working in democracy promotion for many years.

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