Former Premier of Newfoundland and Federal Cabinet Minister
Brian Tobin shot to national and international fame in 1995, when, as Fisheries Minister, he forced the captain of a Spanish trawler to retreat beyond Newfoundland's fishing boundaries. After a four-year term as Premier of Newfoundland, he returned to the federal arena in 1999. As Minister of Industry, he was instrumental in developing an innovation agenda for Canada and was one of the first Canadians to promote the idea that research and innovation are the keys to long-term success for Canadian business.
- Religion How to be a Moderate Muslim: Speaker Wajahat Ali in Salon
- Innovation First Look: A Curious Mind, the New Book by Charles Fishman and Brian Grazer
- Digital and Social Media First Look: Magic and Loss: The Pleasures of the Internet by Virginia Heffernan
- Work The Business Romantic: Introducing New Speaker Tim Leberecht