December 17, 2014 – Honoree Red Wilson’s speech from Vanier Medal Ceremony


Mr. Lynton ‘Red’ Wilson, retired Chairman, President and CEO, BCE Inc., and Chancellor Emeritus of McMaster University, is the 2014 recipient of the Vanier Medal.

The Vanier Medal which was created in 1962 in honour of Canada’s then Governor General the Right Honourable Georges-P. Vanier is the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)’s highest form of recognition. It is awarded to an individual who has shown distinctive and indefatigable leadership and made significant contributions in public administration and to the public service in Canada.