LIST OF PROMINENT CANADIANS
IN GREATER DETAIL
Alexander, Hon. Lincoln. PC. CC. KSt.J. OOnt. CD. QC. LLD. Former Ontario Lieutenant Governor, MP, MPP, Labour Minister, WW2 RCAF. Many Boards & awards e.g. Worker’s Compensation Board Chairman, Canadian Unity Council Governor, Guelph University Chancellor.
Al-Hassani, Haithem. Canadian Iraqi Coordination Committee, Chairman Iraq Foundation (Washington).
Asper, Gail. LLB. President, CanWest Global Foundation; Managing Director, The Asper Foundation; Campaign Chair, Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Many awards for Voluntarism and the Arts.
Adler, Leo. LLB. Criminal lawyer, National Affairs Director Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, member Cross Cultural Roundtable on Security. CCRS and G8 NGOs in Moscow 2006 passed his resolution to make suicide bombing a crime against humanity.
Bercuson, David. PhD. OC. Royal Society of Canada Fellow. Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute Program Director.
Broadbent, Hon. Ed. PC. CC. PhD. LLD. Former federal NDP leader, International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development director, RCAF.
Bromstein, Hon. Reuben. LLB. QGJM. President Canadians Against Suicide Bombing. Retired judge.
Bulka, Rabbi Reuven. Co-President Canadian Jewish Congress. PhD. LLD. Rabbi Machzikei Hadas Congregation, leading Orthodox synagogue. Key community organizer including Founder, Clergy for a United Canada. Many awards e.g. Canada 125 Medal. Media contributor.
Caldwell, Theodore J.P. Vice President, Caldwell Investment Management.
Campbell, Rt. Hon. Kim. PC. QC. LLD. Former Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Also held Defence and Veterans' Affairs portfolios and was Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
Castel, Jean-Gabriel OC. OOnt. QC. FRSC. SJD (Harv). LLD. JD. BSc. Influential scholar and author of many books and articles on international law. Former editor Canadian Bar Review. Recipient of many honours including Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur and officer de l’Ordre national du Mérite and the Mundell Medal for excellence in legal writing.
Chandaria, Chand. Comcraft worldwide business, Indian community. Jain.
Chretien, Rt. Hon, Jean. PC. CC. QC. LLD. Former Prime Minister, Finance, Attorney General, Justice, National Revenue, Industry Trade and Commerce, Indian Affairs and Northern Development Ministries.
Clark, Rt. Hon. Joe PC. CC. OA. MA. Former Prime Minister, Minister of External Affairs and Constitutional Affairs.
Clemenger, Bruce J. MA. President Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.
Coffey, Charles S. OC. Retired from RBC VP Financial Group Government Affairs & Business Development. Chairman Canadian Council of Christians and Jews.
Collacott, Martin. Senior Fellow Fraser Institute. Former Canadian ambassador Syria, Lebanon, Cambodia, & Sri Lanka, Director General Security Services Department of Foreign Affairs, coordinating counter-terrorism policy.
Comper, Tony. BA, LLD, D.Hum.L, D.Litt., PhD. Former President and CEO, BMO Financial Group.
DelZotto, Elvio. LLB. QC. Principle Tridel Corporation one of Canada’s largest real estate developers.
Fatah, Tarek. Founder Muslim Canadian Congress. 2007 Press Freedom Award from National Press Club & Canadian Newspaper Association. One of "Macleans 50 Canadians”. Author & TV host.
Fortier, Hon. L. Yves. CC. OQ. QC. LLD. Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations, UN appointments include President 1989 UN Security Council, VP 45th General Assembly. Considered the “World’s top arbitrator”. International Court of Justice judge ad hoc. McGill University former Governor. Honours include Médaille d’Or du Barreau du Quebec, Canadian Bar Association President’s Award, Ryerson University DC.
Frydman-Kohl, Rabbi Baruch. Beth Tzedec Congregation, leading Conservative synagogue. Active in many prominent religious institutions including as Coolidge Fellow re inter-faith, Episcopal Divinity School, Harvard University.
Halpine, Anna. Torontonian in New York was President World Youth Alliance with over 1 million members, ECOSOC accredited UN NGO.
Hargrove, Buzz. LLD. Former National President, Canadian Auto Workers. VP Canadian Labour Congress. Brock University Doctorate of Laws. Honorary Doctorates University of Windsor and Wilfrid Laurier University.
Harris, David. LLB. Former Chief of Strategic Planning Canadian Security and Intelligence Services. Research Director INSIGNIS International Terrorist Intelligence.
Hartt, Stanley H. OC. QC. Chairman, Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc., former Deputy Minister of Finance & Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, an economic historian and leading conservative intellectual.
Henry, The Most Rev. Frederick B. MA. DD. Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.
Hutchison, The Most Rev. Andrew S. LTh. DD. GCLJ. MMLJ. Archbishop and former Primate The Anglican Church of Canada. Roles including serving four Christian congregations under one roof; working with governments to change legislation affecting disabled; French-English dialogue in Quebec; Christian-Jewish and Christian-Muslim dialogue; for better understanding and treatment of gay and lesbian persons.
Kendall, The Rev. Stephen. B.Eng., M.Div Principal Clerk, The Presbyterian Church in Canada. Secretary of the Assembly Council.
Kent, Peter. QGJM. TV & Media specialist.
Henry, The Most Rev. Frederick B. MA. DD., Bishop Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.
Kheiriddin, Tasha. BCL. LLB Award-winning journalist, columnist Les Affairs. One of "Macleans 50 Canadians".Television producer. Lecturer, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Was Senior VP Montreal Economic Institute and Director Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
Klein, Hon. Ralph. Former Alberta Premier. One of "Macleans 50 Canadians". Many awards incluing Olympic Order, Governor General's, Lion's Club Medal of Distinction for Service to Humanity.
Knowles, Henry J. QC. HBA. LLB. LLM. MBA. Business & Financial consultant. Former Ontario Securities Commission Chairman.
Lalonde, Hon. Marc. OC. PC. QC. Canadian lawyer recognized among the top global arbitrators. Former Minister of Finance, Justice, Health and Welfare, Energy Mines and Resources, Federal-Provincial Relations, Status of Women and former Judge ad hoc at the International Court of Justice.
MacDonald, Hon. Flora. PC. CC. LL.D. OOnt. Pearson Medal of Peace. Padma Shri, Indian Government. Many Federal Cabinet posts. World Federalist Movement past president. Involved with many prestigious organizations including the Canadian Council for Refugees, CARE Canada, Shastri Indo-Canada Advisory Council, UNIFEM, Association of Canadian Clubs.
MacKenzie, Major General (Ret'd) Lewis. CM. OOnt. MSC and bar, CD. Canada's most experienced peace keeper who commanded troops in some of the world's most dangerous places: Sarajevo, Gaza strip, Cyprus, Vietname, Cairo, Central America.
Manning, Hon. Preston. President Manning Centre, former Reform Party leader. One of "Macleans 50 Canadians".
Manson, General (Ret'd) Paul D. OC. CMM. CD. President, Conference of Defence Associations Institute, former Chief of the Defence Staff.
Mansur, Salim. Ph.D. Professor, University of Western Ontario. International columnist with the Sun Media. Muslim scholar. Recipient of the American Jewish Congress Stephen S. Wise award whose past recipients include President Truman, Prime Ministers Ben-Gurion and Golda Meir and Senator Robert Kennedy.
Marmur, Rabbi Dow. Rabbi Emeritus Holy Blossom Temple, leading Reform synagogue. Honorary Fellow St Michael’s College. Senior Fellow, Massey College, UofT.
Martin, Rt. Hon. Paul. PC. Hon. BA. LLB. Former Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Distinguished private business career with Power Corporation of Canada and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Steamship Lines.
McCarthy, Doris. CM. OO. FOCAA&D. LLD. RCA. OSA. CSPWC. Aged 95, now Canada's most distinguished artist. Connected to the Group of Seven.
McMurtry, Hon. R. Roy.Q. C. Former Ontario Chief Justice, High Commissioner to Great Britain, as AG oversaw major law reforms e.g. family law, bilingualism, multiculturalism and helped create Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Now counsel to Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP.
McVety, Charles. DPC (Hon.). DLitt. Canada Christian College.
Monahan, Patrick J. LLM. (Harvard), Dean Osgoode Hall Law School. Acknowledged expert, public law counsel in all court levels.
Morgan, Ed. LLM. (Harvard). Law professor University of Toronto appearing in highest levels of Canadian and International Courts. Immediate past President Canadian Jewish Congress.
Morris, The Rev. Dr. Harrold. BA. BD. MTh. DD. Past Moderator, General Assembly, The Presbyterian Church in Canada.
Patel, Imam Abdul Hai. Former Coordinator of Canadian Council of Imams. Former Commissioner Ontario Human Rights Commission. Governor General's 125 Community Service Commemorative medal. Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, Volunteer Service Award. UofT Chaplain. Board member of: Governors Scouts Canada; Canadian Centre for Diversity and Training; Ontario Multifaith Council.
Peterson, Hon. David. LLB. Former Ontario Premier and UofT Chancellor.
Phipps, The Very Rev. Bill. BA. LLB. BD. DD. Scarboro United ChurchCalgary. Former United Church of Canada Moderator. Alberta Centennial Medal. International President, World Conference on Religion and Peace
Raphael, Bert. QC. Canadian Lawyers & Jurists for World Jewry Chairman. Many honours including Law Society of Upper Canada Medal and Bicentennial Award.
Rae, Hon. Bob. PC. OC. OOnt. QC. LLB. LLD. MP. Former Ontario Premier. Forum of Federations President. Canadian Council for International Business arbitrator. Massey College Senior Fellow. Wilfrid Laurier University Chancellor.
Schwartz, Gerald W. OC. BCom. MBA (Harvard). LLB. DDL. President CEO Onex Corporation. Subsidiaries include Celistica, ClientLogic. Original co-founder CanWest Global Communications. Director of many major businesses and charitable organizations including BNS, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, and The Simon Wiesenthal Center. International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award, U of Manitoba.
Sherrington, Amanda L. National Executive Director Canadian Council of Christians and Jews and Canadian Centre for Diversity. Acknowledged Canadian Woman Entrepreneur, Federal Award for Business Excellence.
Thompson, John. CD. President Mackenzie Institute. Recognized expert re terrorism.
Tory, John. BA. LLB. Former Leader Ontario PC Party and President, CEO Rogers Media, Rogers Cable. Volunteering included Chairman Metro Toronto United Way, Canadian Football League and St. Michael's Hospital. “One of ten most influential in 20th century Canadian sports”.
Turner, Rt. Hon. John N. PC.CC. QC. Former Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Justice and Attorney General. The only person to represent three different provinces in the House of Commons - Quebec, Ontario and BC.
Weinstein, Gerry. President B’nai Brith Canada. CEO Nirvana Management Consultants, Notre-Dame Industrial Buildings. Knights of Pythias Supreme Medal, “Prix d’Excellence” Diabetes Foundation, and Israel’s David Ben Gurion awards.