Recent Appearances

Campbell Speaks at Ismaili Centre, Burnaby

November 15, 2014

Photo courtesy of the Ismaili Ctr

Burnaby, Canada. Former Prime Minister Campbell was a special guest speaker at the Ismaili Centre. Ms. Campbell's speech, "The role of Women Leaders in building a more Ethical Society” focused on women serving as leaders in civil society.

To learn more about the Ismaili Center, visit their website HERE.

UBC/SFU Event/Informed Opinions Event in Vancouver

November 14, 2014

Vancouver, Canada. Informed Opinions' founder, Shari Graydon, was in Conversation with the Right Honourable Kim Campbell at an event sponsored by UBC and SFU. The topic of discussion was, "Women's Voices: What Difference do they Make? and it took place at the SFU Harbour Centre.

Paving the Way

October 21, 2014

Edmonton, Canada. Frmr PM Campbell spoke about "Setting the Stage: Women in Leadership" at the inaugural GoA Women in Leadership Conference titled "Paving the Way". Women in Leadership is an inclusive [both men and women] employee-driven movement aimed at supporting, engaging and empowering each woman within the Government of Alberta and is aimed at opening up dialogue about women in leadership in order to strenthen the Government of Alberta.

PLLC Public Lecture: "Can leadership be taught?"

October 9, 2014

Edmonton, Canada. On October 9, 2014, the Peter Lougheed Leadership College presented it's first public lecture and it made sense that as the founding principal, Kim Campbell would deliver it. She chose as her topic, "Can leadership be taught?" and considering that she is helping to build the new college, it is no secret that her answer to that question is "Yes!" Delivered with her signature wit, she explains many aspects of leadership that can and will be taught at the Peter Lougheed Leadership College when it officially launches in 2016.

To watch the lecture, visit our Video & Audio section.

A Bold Vision Conference

September 24, 2014

Charlottetown, PEI, Canada.

"I am so pleased to serve as a visionary alongside these extraordinary women, and I am honoured to be a part of this historic project." says Kim Campbell.

A Bold Vision, a national visioning conference for Canadian women took place in September, 2014 and helped mark the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, when the Fathers of the Confederations came together to discuss a vsion that lead to the creation of Canada.

A Bold Vision: a national project designed to bring 23 visionary women, including Former Prime Minister Campbell, together to create their own vision for the next 150 years.

"In 1864, twenty-three men came to Charlottetown to craft a vision of Canada. Women were not participants in those meetings, but today, women are leaders shaping our country and the world. So now as Canadian women leaders, we will seize the opportunity to express our vision for the future."

Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell

You can learn more about A Bold Vision by...

Visiting the website.

Following them on Twitter.

Liking them on Facebook.

Watch the announcement video below.

Women in Leadership: Past, Present, and Future

September 23, 2014

Photo: Kings County News

Wolfville, Canada. Ms. Campbell was pleased to be interviewed by a panel at Acadia University on the subject of "Women in Leadership: Past, Present and Future." The event was presented by Acadia University Faculty Association Women's Committee, Women's and Gender Studies, and Acadia University.

WATCH a clip of Ms. Campbell's remarks here.

Doing Politics Differently

September 22, 2014

Ottawa, Canada. "Doing Politics Differently" was the topic that Ms. Campbell spoke about at Carlton University. The event was sponsored by the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton, The Department of Political Science, The Hon. Dick and Ruth Bell Chair for the Study of Canadian Parliamentary Democracy, Carleton University Students’ Association, Famous 5 CGA-Canada Outreach Program and The Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy.

Read about it at the Carlton Newsroom website.

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Famous 5 & Pearson Ctr honour Kim Campbell

September 22, 2014

Photo courtesy of Famous 5 Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada. Famous 5 Ottawa and the Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy partnered to host a luncheon honouring Right Honourable Kim Campbell, who then spoke about some of her achievements during her political career and Mayor Jim Watson (pictured) declared the day “Kim Campbell Day” in Ottawa.

Read more about the event at the Pearson Centre website.

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Lindblad / National Geographic Expedition NW Passage

August 10, 2014

Greenland/Canada. Serving as a Global Perspectives Guest Speaker, Kim Campbell joined the Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic cruise in Nuuk, Greenland, and went on to explore the Northwest Passage. Campbell delivered two speeches: one focused on the history of Canada's exploration of the Arctic, and the other about the NW Passage.

Ms. Campbell and her fellow passengers enjoyed learning about the NW Passage and seeing sights such as these.

Photos courtesy of Lindblad/National Geographic

Conference for Democratic Change in Iran

June 27, 2014

Photo courtesy of NCRI

Paris, France. Frmr PM Campbell was a featured speaker at the recent Conference for Democratic Change in Iran. Speakers from all over the world came to participate in the conference, which is held every year in June.

In her speech Ms. Campbell hearkened back to her experience in Soviet Studies to say that none of the experts knew when the Soviet Union would fall and the same could be true for Iran. She also referred to a recent article written by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird, which pointed out that President Rouhani has NOT kept the promises he made when he assumed office a year ago. Ms. Campbell noted that many had been hopeful when Rouhani had taken office... that perhaps he might usher in new democratic reforms. Unfortunately, he has not lived up to those hopes. "So much for being the Iranian Gorbachev" said Ms. Campbell.

Ms. Campbell concluded her speech by saying, "Pay attention. Be brave. Be ready. We'll be there with you."


Learn more about the conference here.

SFU Convocation Dialogue

June 12, 2014

Vancouver, Canada. Frmr PM Campbell participated in a Convocation Dialogue with the Simon Fraser University community along with David Baines, a former investigative reporter for the Vancouver Sun. Topics discussed included, "immoral and/or illegal conduct in the business world and the role of media, governments and universities in regulating the economy and containing the excesses of capitalism."

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Simon Fraser University Convocation

June 11, 2014

Photo courtesy of SFU

Vancouver, Canada. Simon Fraser University awarded Ms. Campbell with an honorary degree, and she spoke at their convocation. During her address she encouraged graduates to exercise their democratic rights such as voting in order in order to preserve and protect the right to question and investigate. --rights which were necessary for their studies and are not available in some other countries. She spoke of her work with the World Movement for Democracy, members of which who are risking their lives for such rights.

Peter Lougheed Leadership College

April 15, 2014

Photo: Richard Siemens - UofA

Edmonton, Canada. University of Alberta President Indira Samarasekera announced that Former Prime Minister Kim Campbell had been appointed the founding principal of the new Peter Lougheed Leadership College. Ms. Campbell took a few minutes to speak about the college and express how thrilled she was to be embarking on the endeavor.

Campbell at CAHSMUN

April 5, 2014

Photo courtesy of CAHSMUN

Vancouver, Canada. The 10th Canadian High Schools Model United Nation Conference featured a keynote by Frmr PM Campbell. The organization, abbreviated as CAHSMUN, is the largest high school conference of its kind in Western Canada. Organized annually in Vancouver, Canada, CAHSMUN attracts experienced and new Model UN participants from high schools all over Canada.

Ms. Campbell spoke about her experiences as a Former Prime Minister of Canada and the role that youth have played in our society, and the impacts that they can make in the future.

NCRI Women's Day Conference

March 1, 2014

Photo courtesy of NCRI

Paris, France. Frmr PM Campbell was a featured speaker at a conference on the occasion of International Women's Day. Speakers from all over the world came together with a "special focus on the plight of women in Iran under religious fundamentalist rule." The event was organized by several human rights and humanitarian organizations with particular concern for the rights of women.

In her speech Ms. Campbell warned against the fact that "religious fundamentalism is always based on the repression of women" and that "Society cannot be half free... societies need women as political leaders."


Learn more about the NCRI Women's Committee Women's Day Conference 2014 here.

Club de Madrid/Brookings Shared Societies Panel

February 7, 2014

Washington, DC. Ms. Campbell participated in a panel convened by the Brookings Institution and the Club de Madrid. The high-level panel discussed how social inclusion should fit into the post-2015 development agenda. Other panelists were fellow-Club of Madrid members: Wim Kok, Frmr PM of the Netherlands; and Cassam Uteem, Frmr Pres of Mauritius. They were joined by Santiago Levy, VP for Sectors and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank and John Podesta, a frmr member of the High-level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Brookings Senior Fellow Homi Kharas moderated the discussion.