Alison Loat

Alison Loat

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Samara Canada. President, Canadian Club of Toronto

Alison is the co-founder and executive director of Samara, an organization that improves political and civic participation in Canada. Alison is also a fellow and instructor at the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance and the President of the Canadian Club of Toronto.

For her public service work, Alison received the Public Policy Forum’s Youth Leaders Award and the Queen’s Gold and Diamond Jubilee Medals. She also worked at McKinsey & Company, the Government of Canada and the MaRS Discovery District and was a founder of Canada25.

She has degrees from Queen’s University and the Harvard Kennedy School.


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Dispatches from Democracy’s Front Lines: Renewing politics in Canada Full Day November 7, 2013


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