Outaouais Live! is a 12-part, English-language, arts magazine format series to be filmed at various locations throughout the Outaouais. It will showcase musicians, artists of various practice, galleries, and cultural and performance spaces, all with a somewhat uptown vibe. Produced with the 100 Mile Arts Network.
“Supporting the English-speaking community in West Quebec”
March 16th: Coffee Chats with The Provincial Employment Roundtable (PERT)
The Provincial Employment Roundtable - PERT will join us on Thursday, March 16th at 10:00 am for our Coffee Chats. Join the conversation!
More about our guests:
Nick is an experienced leader and strategist with expertise in communications, engagement, and public policy. Prior to directing the Provincial Employment Round Table, Nick helped launch and build McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy. Before that, he worked in open government and open data as Director of Policy and Communications at Powered by Data. Nick has also been involved in federal politics — leading the team of a Member of Parliament and advising teams at a regional level. Nick’s involvement in the public, social, and nonprofit sectors dates to 2008. He has worked with foundations, boards, community organizations, the health care system, higher ed, and multiple levels of government. He holds an MSW in International and Community Development, a BA in Psychology, and a Graduate Certificate in PR. Nick is also a past fellow of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy.
Sta Kuzviwanza, Director of Policy & Research, PERT
Sta is a policy researcher and analyst with a background in economics and technology policy. Sta previously worked as the policy lead for Québec at Airbnb Canada and as a consultant providing policy analysis to organizations in the private and public sectors. She holds a Master of Public Policy from the Max Bell School of Public Policy and a Bachelor’s in Economics and African Studies from McGill University.
Cimminnee Holt, Policy Researcher, PERT
Cimminnee is a policy researcher and has a doctorate in Religions and Cultures from Concordia University. She is the recipient of multiple grants and awards for her innovative research on marginal new religious movements, and her research is published in peer-reviewed journals and books. Prior to joining PERT, she was a lecturer at Concordia, teaching classes on religion with special attention to evolving policies on religious accommodation in Canada and abroad.