Past Dinners

When: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 17:00 - 21:00

Where: New Brunswick

The Public Policy Forum held our annual Atlantic Dinner & Awards, February 26, 2015, at the Fredericton Convention Centre, in New Brunswick. This important event brought together over 250 regional and national leaders to honour influential Atlantic Canadians.

"We're delighted to honour Atlantic leaders in New Brunswick for the first time," says David Mitchell, President and CEO of Canada's Public Policy Forum. "Their extraordinary contributions to public policy in the region have had an enormous impact that resonates right across Canada."

Welcoming remarks by:

The Hon. Brian Gallant
Premier
Government of New Brunswick

The honourees for the Atlantic Dinner & Awards 2015 included:

Aldea Landry
President
Landal Inc.
Byron James
Former Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet
Province of New Brunswick

Cheryl Robertson
Past Chair of NBCC Board of Governors

Robbie Shaw
Past President and CEO
IWK Health Centre Foundation
Executive Vice-Chair
Ganong Bros. Ltd

The Forum is proud to celebrate the contributions these honourees have made in improving government, business and civil society in our country.

For more information:

Julia Oliveira
Project Administrator
julia.oliveira@ppforum.ca
(613) 238-7858, ext. 243


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When: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 17:30 - 21:00

Where: Halifax, NS - Pier 21

Click here to view past Atlantic Dinners.

 

Our 2nd Annual Atlantic Dinner & Awards took place February 13, 2014, at Pier 21 in Halifax.

Presentation of the Awards from Public Policy Forum on Vimeo.

We were very pleased that the Premier of Nova Scotia, the Hon. Stephen McNeil, was able to join us at this special event to offer words of welcome.

 

This important dinner brought together 300 regional and national leaders to honour three influential Atlantic Canadians:

 

Hon. Myra Freeman, former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
Purdy Crawford, Counsel, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Tom Traves, Past President, Dalhousie University

Last year’s inaugural Atlantic Dinner & Awards was a terrific success, establishing a proud new tradition,” said David Mitchell, President and CEO of Canada's Public Policy Forum. “We were very pleased to return to Halifax to celebrate a group of extraordinary Canadian leaders who vividly demonstrate the innovation and resilience of Atlantic Canada.”
 
The Atlantic Dinner & Awards are a testament to Atlantic Canadians' inspirational work in improving government, business and civil society in our country. The Forum is proud to celebrate the extraordinary contributions these honourees have made to public policy, business and education in the Atlantic region and across Canada.
 

For more information:

Julia Oliveira
Project Administrator
julia.oliveira@ppforum.ca
(613) 238-7858, ext. 243

 

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When: Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 17:30 - 21:00

Where: Halifax, NS - Pier 21

On January 17, 2013, Canada’s Public Policy Forum recognized the achievements of three influential Atlantic Canadians at the Inaugural Atlantic Dinner & Awards:

Presentation of the Awards
from Public Policy Forum on Vimeo.

 

Wade MacLauchlan Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain John Risley
Past President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Prince Edward Island Former Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick President of Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated and Co-founder of Clearwater Seafoods

The event took place at Pier 21 in Halifax. The Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia, and the Honourable Robert Ghiz, Premier of Prince Edward Island, provided opening remarks.

Hon. Darrell Dexter
Premier, Nova Scotia

Hon. Robert Ghiz
Premier, Prince Edward Island

“The Atlantic Dinner & Awards are a testament to Atlantic Canadians’ inspirational work in improving government, business and civil society in our country,” said Larry Murray, Chair of the Forum’s Board of Directors. “This new tradition will pay tribute to the leaders of an increasingly influential region, recognizing the difference they are making in the lives of all Canadians.” 

“We are delighted to celebrate the extraordinary contributions these three individuals have made to their communities and our country,” said David Mitchell, the Forum’s President and CEO. “Their leadership, hard work and vision have had an immeasurable impact on public policy, business and education in the Atlantic region—an impact that resonates right across Canada.”

The Forum recognizes leaders who have helped advance public policy and good governance in Canada at our Testimonial Dinner & Awards, Western Dinner, and Gordon Osbaldeston Lecture. The new Atlantic Dinner & Awards builds on this tradition. 

For more information:

Kelly Cyr
Director of Operations
kelly.cyr@ppforum.ca
(613) 238-7858, ext. 248

 

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