Philosophers' Café

Does fairness matter in government?

Is it possible? What do you think is fair or unfair? What specific criteria could be applied to determine the fairness of the allocation of public resources?

Co-sponsored by the Trout Lake Community Centre .


Tue, 06 Feb 2018 7:00 PM

Board Room, Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver | 604-257-6955 | Map


  • Peter Holt

    Peter Holt is a Chartered Engineer and former British Royal Navy engineering officer. After moving to Canada in 1987, he has worked in the corporate arena on a number of major programs, including three years on Executive Interchange with the Department of Foreign Affairs. Moving with his family to B.C. in 1997, he has been actively involved in regional affairs. He served as CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade (2004–2007) and has remained active in many regional committees and advisory groups. He also continues to enjoy a close relationship with Metro Vancouver, an organization that has engaged him as a facilitator/moderator for numerous public dialogues. As a consultant, Peter uses his professional experience and extensive regional knowledge to help organizations navigate local realities and a business world shaped by ever-increasing social and environmental expectations.

Admission: Free. Registration not required.

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

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