A new era in U.S. politics and cross-border relations

Join University of Ottawa Chancellor Calin Rovinescu as he hosts His Excellency Bruce Heyman, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, for a post-election discussion about Canada-U.S. relations.

Join Mr. Rovinescu and His Excellency Bruce A. Heyman, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, in a discussion about the U.S. election results and Canada-U.S. relations.

Event details

November 17, 2016, at 5 p.m.
Tabaret Hall, Room 120 (Huguette Labelle Hall)
University of Ottawa,
550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa ON

The debate can be viewed on on the University of Ottawa's Facebook page.


Bruce Heyman was confirmed as President Obama’s personal representative to Canada on March 12, 2014.  He is a 33 year veteran of Goldman Sachs, where he served as the managing director of the Private Wealth Management Group from 1999 until December of 2013.

Mr. Heyman has served as a board member for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation.  He also served as an advisor to the Fix the Debt CEO Council of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.  He has been a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, and the Facing History and Ourselves Chicago Advisory Board.

A magna cum laude graduate with both a BA and an MBA from Vanderbilt University, Mr. Heyman continues to maintain close ties to his alma mater.  He is past president of the Alumni Board and a former member of the Board of Visitors at the university’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

He is married to the former Vicki Simons of Ashland, Kentucky.  They have three grown children, David, Liza, and Caroline, and three grand-children, Emma, Clara, and Brooks.

Bruce Heyman

His Excellency Bruce A. Heyman, U.S. Ambassador to Canada

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