Progressive Leadership Gala 2018

Please see the link below for photos and notes on the discussion from the Pearson Centre’s Progressive Leadership Gala 2018.

Progressive Leadership Gala


Progressive Leadership Gala

An evening that honours progressive leadership in Canada and will be a chance to hear from some of Canada’s most forward-thinking leaders.

Monday, May 14, 2018
5:30 Reception;  6:30 to 8:30 Dinner and Discussion with Honorees
Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, 525 Bay Street, Toronto

Marking the 5th Anniversary of the Pearson Centre and Honouring the Progressive Leadership of key Canadian leaders.

Victor G. Dodig, President and CEO, CIBC

Julia Deans, CEO, Futurpreneur

Bob Blakely, Canadian Operating Officer, Canada’s Building Trades Unions

Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO, Indspire

Bonnie Crombie, Mayor of Mississauga

 Gala Co- Chair: Sandra Pupatello, Chair, Pearson Centre, and

Celina Caesar-Chevannes, MP; Parliamentary Secretary, International Development

Moderator: Jane Taber, National Public Relations


Background on the Progressive Leadership Award
The Pearson Centre Progressive Leadership Award is presented to outstanding leaders who advance progressive goals in the economic and social affairs of Canada, in response to the opportunities and challenges facing society. In so doing the Pearson Centre highlights innovative and forward-looking development. Award recipients will be invited to participate in a discussion among awardees at an annual event.

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