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Research Report: Changing Attitudes About the Role of Canadian Businesses

Brian Gallant
Brian Gallant | Expert Panelist
July 16, 2021 LinkedIn icon

Discover by Navigator undertook an online survey for the CCPC from April 30th to May 4th, 2021. A benchmark wave of this study was undertaken in July 2020. Where possible, the data from this survey has been compared to benchmark 2020 results.

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About the author:

Brian Gallant | Expert Panelist
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Brian Gallant is a highly respected and dynamic Canadian leader who served as the 33rd Premier of New Brunswick from 2014 to 2018. At the age of 32, Brian became the youngest First Minister to be elected in Canada in a century.

As a Senior Advisor at Navigator, Brian understands the challenges that organizations are facing in this age of innovation and disruption. Brian helps leaders navigate complex issues at the intersection of government, politics, business, law, social justice, media, and sustainability.

Brian is an Expert Panelist of the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation, a ground-breaking initiative to help Canadian businesses and organizations as they work to redefine and strengthen both the scope of their purpose and the contributions they make more broadly to society.

Moreover, Brian is a Special Advisor on Innovation, Cybersecurity, and Law to the President of Ryerson University and an Entrepreneur in Residence for the DMZ incubator.

In addition to his time as Premier, Brian has served New Brunswick as the Attorney General, the Minister responsible for Innovation, and the Minister responsible for Women’s Equality. He has also served as the Chair of the Council of the Federation.

Prior to entering politics, Brian worked as a corporate commercial lawyer. He has university degrees in business and law as well as a Master of Laws from McGill University.

In 2015, Brian was the only Canadian named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Brian is currently on the Board of Directors of the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst in Brampton, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in Vancouver, the Canadian Olympic Foundation in Toronto, the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary, the Canadian Urban Institute in Toronto, and the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre in Shediac.

Brian speaks fluently in French and English.