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Our Dais Talks events are designed to connect people to the ideas and power we need to build a more inclusive, innovative, prosperous Canada. We believe bold ideas plus deliberate actions create impact. Our events are a platform to showcase bold ideas and to inspire action.

Attend our events to hear bright policy ideas from inspiring leaders. You’ll also have opportunities to network with current and future leaders, and the brightest policy minds.


From free and fair elections to the innovation economy, climate crisis and women in power, join us for the TMU Democracy Forum – a year-round talks series that engages political leaders, from across the country, in dialogue about the most …

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Our Shared Commitment: A Safe and Inclusive Environment

By participating in a Dais event, you are agreeing to abide by Toronto Metropolitan University’s Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and the Student Code of Non-Academic Conduct if applicable, but also joining us in the shared responsibility to maintain the following standards of respect and inclusion.

Past Events

TMU Democracy Forum: Suing Social Media
TMU Democracy Forum: Defending Democracy in the Age of AI
TMU Democracy Forum: Marc Miller
Black In Policy: Celebrating Excellence and Addressing Challenges
TMU Democracy Forum: Jagmeet Singh
TMU Democracy Forum: Stephen Lecce
Dais Talks on Anti-Racism: Environmental Racism and Indigenous Communities
Dais Talks on Anti-Racism: Anti Black Hate Online in 2023 (Audio only)
TMU Democracy Forum: Olivia Chow
Dais Talks on Anti-Racism: Governing Islamophobic Hate Speech Online
Dais Talks on Anti-Racism: Antisemitism Online and Offline in Canada
TMU Democracy Forum: Ontario Liberal Leaders’ Debate
Dais Talks on Anti-Racism: Schooling of Ontario’s Black Youth