Video & Audio


All Harris Centre webcast videos are available on our YouTube Channel and are organized into playlists by event type.  Be sure hit the subscribe button on our YouTube Channel to get updates as new content is uploaded!

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A landscape photo of a road in NL, with the title of the Burin Region session. Click here to view the recording.

Click here to watch the recording of the Climate Impacts on Food and Farming session held in June 2022

Video Recording of Burin TRPP session with Marie and Simone on Tourism




5 Year Strategic Plan Public Consultation


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ForecastNL Series: 
Charting a Course for Newfoundland and Labrador's Climate, Economy, & Society

February to May 2021







Scenario Sessions: A Harris Centre Special Series in Response to COVID-19
May - July 2020



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Older Workers Summit  (November 13th, 2019)

Buying-In: How Values-Based Procurement Can Help Build Healthy Local Economies (Yaffle Connects, October 28th, 2019)

Study & Stay: Making NL Home for International Students  (Yaffle Connects, September 26th, 2019)

Muskrat Falls Inquiry Public Consultation - Happy Valley-Goose Bay (August 8, 2019)

Muskrat Falls Inquiry Public Consultation - St. John's (July 30, 2019)

Kick-Starting Innovation in Rural Communities: Stories from Ireland (Synergy Session, June 26, 2019)

Women on the Water: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in the Maritime Sector (Yaffle Connects, June 25, 2019)

Too Many Pills: Deprescribing for Health (Yaffle Connects, May 16, 2019)

Fishing for Sustainability: How Community-based Fishing Enterprises Continue to Shape the Rural Economy of Coastal Labrador (Synergy Session, April 3, 2019)

Come From Away and Stay: Stories of Newcomers Making Rural NL Home (Synergy Session, March 29, 2019)

The Future of Rural Development (Memorial Presents, March 25, 2019)

Regionalization: The Why, Who, and How? (Synergy Session, March 8, 2019)

Harris Centre Strategic Action Plan Consultation (February 5, 2019)


Small-Island Tourism - Economic Value & Trends in Newfoundland Context (Memorial Presents, RETI 2018, November 26, 2018)

Should I Stay or Should I Go - Understanding Rural Youth Outmigration (Synergy Session, November 22, 2018)

How Work-Related Travel Is Changing Our World (Memorial Presents, November 19, 2018)

Social Enterprise for Community Economic Development (Memorial Presents, November 16, 2018)

Lessons from Australia (Public Forum, November 13, 2018)

Vital Signs 2018 (Launch Event, October 10, 2018)

Northern Periphery & Arctic Fund (Synergy Session, October 5, 2018)

Opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador in China (Synergy Session, September 12, 2018)

Community Revitalization Through Reinvention (Synergy Session, May 17, 2018)

The Future of the NL Economy - Generating Exports and Wealth  (Memorial Presents, February 19, 2018)

Some Thoughts on Creating Economic Development in Innu Communities  (Synergy Session, January 26, 2018)


On The Move: The Family and Community Impacts of Mobility for Work (Memorial Presents, December 5, 2017)

How do we Teach and Learn Innovation? (Synergy Session October 6, 2017)

How Memorial Actually Transfers Knowledge to the NL Economy (Synergy September 21, 2017)

What Can We Learn from Israel's Approach to Innovation? (Synergy Session, September 15, 2017)

Are Prisons the New Asylums? Inmates with Mental Health Issues and the Role of Segregation (Synergy Session, April 26, 2017)

Barriers to Gender Equity: A New Look at Women's Employment Policies and Programs (Synergy Session, March 27, 2017) 

Most Roads Lead to Rome, But Some Roads Lead to Lab City: Spatially Differentiated Paths to Economic Development (Synergy Session, March 16, 2017) 


Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Introducing a Time Dimension
(Synergy Session, November 17, 2016, Video)

Semester In! Public Consultation with Mark Winston(Consultation Session, November 15, 2016, Video)

Thriving Rural Regions: Stories from Southwestern Newfoundland(Memorial Presents, October 25, 2016, Video)

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Diversification During Times of Crisis: Challenges & Opportunities(Synergy Session, June 14, 2016, Video)

History Repeating: How do we make sure Newfoundland and Labrador doesn't end up in crisis again?(Memorial Presents, June 13, 2016, Video)

The Relevance of Prioritizing the Early Childhood Agenda in NL
(Workshop, June 1, 2016, Video)

Creating Cultural Destinations- Art Heritage and Place(Memorial Presents, June 7, 2016, Video)

  The Canada European Union Comprehensive Trade Agreement(Information and Discussion Session, May 12, 2016, Video)

Community Treatment Orders in Newfoundland and Labrador: Who Is Protected?
(Synergy Session, May 6, 2016, Video)

Implementing the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines: What’s in it for Newfoundland and Labrador?
(Synergy Session, April 22, 2016, Video)

The NL Fiscal Crisis
(Synergy Session, March 29, 2016, Video)

The Impact of Aboriginal Residential Schools on Newfoundland and Labrador
(Memorial Presents, March 21, 2016, Video)

Making the Northeast Avalon a More Desirable Place to Live
(Memorial Presents, March 8, 2016, Video)

Demystifying the Business of Universities
(Synergy Session, March 2, 2016, Video)

The Problem with Pesticdes
(Synergy Session, February 12, 2016, Video)

Nudging Not Forcing, Understanding Behavioural Economics and "Nudging" to Influence Collective Action
(Workshop, February 3, 2016)

The Changing Nature of Expertise and the Whole New Policymaker
(Synergy Session, January 20, 2016, Video)


The Ottawa-Newfoundland Relationship: Lessons from History
(Synergy Session, November 26, 2015, Video)

Exploring business models for water quality monitoring labs for private wells in NL
(Synergy Session, November 25, 2015, Video)

National Park Developments
(Memorial Presents, November 16, 2015, Video)

What Kind of Metropolis do we Want?
(Memorial Presents, November 10, 2015, Video)

An Innovation Report Card for the Provinces
(Synergy Session, October 21, 2015, Video)

Marine Research with Impact: Partnering with the Marine Environmental Observations
(Synergy Session, August 25, 2015, Video)

Engaging Youth for Mental Health and Wellness
(Memorial Presents, October 7, 2015, Video)

What Kind of Province do we Want?
(Memorial Presents, June 9, 2015, Video)

The Productivity Puzzle
(Synergy Session, June 15, 2015, Video)

Integrating a Disability Lens in Public Policy
(Synergy Session, June 11, 2015, Video)

Rethinking Transportation: A Social Equity Perspective
(Memorial Presents, May 19, 2015, Video)

Islands of Sun and Ice
(Synergy Session, May 1, 2015, Video)

Weaving Networks for a Collaborative and Sustainable Future in Western Newfoundland
(Memorial Presents, April 20, 2015, Video)

What are the Environmental Risks of Fracking on Landscapes and Watersheds?(Memorial Presents, February 10, 2015, Video)

In the Loop: Planning for Future Development in the Irish Loop(Memorial Presents, February 4, 2015, Video)

In the Eye of the Storm: Pipelines and the National Energy Board(Memorial Presents, February 2, 2015, Video)


Building Home: Ending Youth Homelessness in NL

(Memorial Presents, December 3, 2014, Video)

Battening Down the Hatches: Lessons from Hurricane Igor(Synergy Session, Septemeber 19, 2014, Video)

Increasing the Profitability and Reliability of Our Electrical System(Synergy Session, September 12, 2014, Video)

A Safe and Decent Place to Live: Responding to the Needs of Homeless Youth(Synergy Session, June 16, 2014, Video)

Relationships First: Rethinking the Formation of School Culture(Synergy Session, May 12, 2014, Video)

Focus on the Future: Education in Nunatsiavut(Memorial Presents, April 30, 2014, Video)

Sci-Fact: How Robots and Computers are improving service delivery(Synergy Session, April 29, 2014, Video)

Moving Forward: Building Resilient Fisheries and Coastal Communities in NL
(Memorial Presents, April 16, 2014, Video)

No Adult Left Behind: Adult Education in Changing Times(Synergy Session, April 4, 2014, Video)

Arctic Sovereignty and Security: What Role for National Defence?
(Synergy Session, April 2, 2014, Presentation)

Australia Immigrants and International Students-What can we learn?
(Synergy Session, March 14, 2014, Video)

Social Enterprise in the Age of Globalization
(Synergy Session, March 10, 2014, Video)

The Benefits of School Gardens: A Case Study of St. Francis School Greenhouse
(Synergy Session, March 7, 2014, Video)

BUILDing Prosperity One Green Job at a Time
(Synergy Session, February 25, 2014, Video)

The Facts About Fracking: An Engineering Perspective
(Memorial Presents, January 30, 2014, Video)


Atlantic Canada Cooperation: Vision or Hallucination?
(Synergy Session, November 29, 2013, Video)

Employer investment in apprenticeships and work-based learning: Evidence from UK
(Synergy Session, November 15, 2013, Video)

Healthy Spaces: Are the Places We Work, Live, and Play Making Us Sick?
(Memorial Presents, October 28, 2013, Video)

Synergy Alberta - A Community Engagement Success Story
(Synergy Session, September 4, 2013, Video)

Pushing Back From the Edge: Education in Difficult Times
(Memorial Presents, August 21, 2013, Video)

Myth Busting the Sex Industry in Canada
(Synergy Session, August 9, 2013, Video)

Moving Downtown: How universities can re-use landmark properties
(Synergy Session, June 18, 2013, Video)

CU Experiences: The Harris Centre Goes to CU Expo 2013
(Harris Centre Video, June 15, 2013, Video)

Creating a Culture for Informed Public Debate: Overcoming Barriers to Public Policy Development in Newfoundland and Labrador
(Conference Presentation, June 12, 2013, Video)

Moving Beyond "Join the Conversation" : Utilizing Social Media for Knowledge Mobilization and Meaningful Public Engagement
(Conference Presentation, June 15, 2013, Video)

Growing Gains/Growing Pains: The Opportunities & Challenges Facing the SW Avalon
(Memorial Presents, June 6, 2013, Video)

Health care in Canada: What makes us sick?
(Town Hall Meeting, June 3, 2013, Video)

Are universities creating entrepreneurs or just ticking boxes?
(Synergy Session, May 16, 2013, Video)

Community Resiliency: Navigating Boom & Bust Cycles
(Memorial Presents, March 25, 2013, Video)

Creating Cultural Landscapes: Including Culture in Design
(Synergy Session, March 20, 2013, Video)

It Takes More Than Kind Smiles and Nice Gestures: On the Integration of Muslim Immigrants
(Synergy Session, February 21, 2013, Video)

Engaging Citizens: The Power of Collaboration in Democracy
(Memorial Presents, February 13, 2013, Video)


On the Move: Long-Distance Commuting and its Consequences
(Memorial Presents, December 4, 2012, Video)

Leader/Citizen/Leader: Community Building as Nation Building - Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
(2012 Galbraith Lecture, October 25, 2012, Video, 120 minutes (45 min lecture, 75 min Q&A))

The Regionalization of Public Services and Economic Development in Rural NL
(Memorial Presents, September 26, 2012, Video)

What is the Future of the Inshore Fishery?
(Memorial Presents, September 5, 2012, Video)

Why the Divorce? The Merits and Shortcomings of a Fleet Separation Policy
(Memorial Presents, April 24, 2012, Video)

Grand Banks Natural Gas: A Source of Electricity for the Island of Newfoundland
(Memorial Presents, March 28, 2012, Video)

Muskrat Falls: The Best Option?
(Memorial Presents, January 17, 2012, Video)

Mun Economist gives Muskrat Falls a thumbs up. CBC news report about Wade Locke's Memorial Presents event about Muskrat Falls.

Census Population Changes  Harris Centre Executive Director, Dr. Rob Greenwood, discusses the census on CBC's Morning Show.


How the Media Deal with Mental Illness
(Memorial Presents, November 8, 2011, Video)

A Prosperity Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador
(Memorial Presents, June 8, 2011, Video

The Director of The Harris Centre speaks about the organization's research on the relationship between where you live and how you live Harris Centre Executive Director discussing the relationship between where people live and where they work on the CBC's On the Go.

Health Care in 2020: Can Newfoundland and Labrador Lead the Way?
(Memorial Presents, February 15, 2011, Video)

Culture, Place and Identity in regional Development with Dr. Andrew Jennings            Dr. Andrew Jennings, a presenter at the North Atlantic Forum, speaks with the CBC's Weekend Arts Magazine about how culture impacts regional development.


Harnessing the Internet for Regional Development: Creating a Stronger Economy and Society
(Memorial Presents, October 13, 2010, Video)

What's for dinner? Building a healthy, reliable food supply for Newfoundland and Labrador
(Memorial Presents, June 9, 2010, Video)

The Atlantic Accord: A New-Found Vision?
(Memorial Presents, February 11, 2010, Video)


Teacher Education in Canada: The Issues and the Challenges
(Memorial Presents, October 19, 2009, Video)

The Harris Centre on Cross Country Canada Broadcast
November 8, 2009, Audio, Rob Greenwood interviewed at 1hr 30min)

The Moral Roots of Economic Crisis - Dr. Anthony Daniels
(2008-09 Galbraith Lecture, October 21, 2009, Video, 120 minutes (45 min lecture, 75 min Q&A))

The Harris Centre on the CBC Fisheries Broadcast
September 19, 2009, Audio, Interview at 23:30)

Climate Change: Global Action for a Global Crisis - The Hon. Stéphane Dion, P.C, M.P.
(Synergy Session, August 27, 2009, Video, 72 minutes)

Not a Nation? (Or Does Newfoundland Nationalism Make Historical Sense?)
(Memorial Presents, Audio, May 13, 2009)

The Launch of Yaffle
(February 11, 2009, Video)

Our Energy Resources: for export only, or also for development?
(Memorial Presents, January 19, 2009, Video)


The Churchill Falls Contract: What's to Come?
(Memorial Presents, December 3, 2008, Video)

Education Reform in Post-Confederation Newfoundland and Labrador: Politics and Lessons
(Memorial Presents, May 7, 2008, Video)

Small Country, Big Results: The Case of Iceland - Mr. Geir Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland
(2007-08 Galbraith Lecture, April 14, 2008, Video)

From Ivory Tower to Regional Power: the role of universities and colleges in development
(Memorial Presents, January 14, 2008, Video)


Communities and Climate Change: Sustainable responses to a warming world
(2006-07 Dialogue on Advancing Global Sustainability, November 14, 2007, Video)

Rural Opportunities Videos
The New Rural Economy (NRE) Project has created a video series that explores how many different citizens and organizations across Canada are taking advantage of the opportunities they have to build sustainable and viable communities.

The Shadow of the Past: How History Shapes the Present - Dr. Margaret MacMillan
(2006-07 Galbraith Lecture, January 29, 2007)

2006 & Earlier

Meeting the Challenge of Regional Economic Development: Lessons from Ireland

(Memorial Presents, May 30, 2006)

Rural: Is It Worth Saving?
(Memorial Presents, April 24, 2006)

Doing Democracy Differently: Is It Time for Electoral Reform in Canada? - Dr. R. Kenneth Carty
(Galbraith Lecture, March 8, 2006, Video)

Health vs. Higher Education: Must Higher Education Lose Out? - Jeffrey Simpson, O.C.(Galbraith Lecture, October 20, 2004, Video)

Governance, Accountability and Public Input: Building a Modern Health Care System - Hon. Roy J. Romanow, Q.C.
(Galbraith Lecture, October 23, 2002, Video)

The Human Security Agenda: Prescriptions for Canada in an Age of Globalization - Hon. Dr. Lloyd Axworthy
(Galbraith Lecture, November 19, 2001, Video)