Inaugural Awards Gala


[wp_cycle();] Sept. 22- 2011, Toronto, Canada

The Canadian Council for the Americas (CCA), was honored to host its sold out Inaugural Awards Gala on September 22, 2011 at The Ritz-Carlton in Toronto.

The CCA presented its Statesman of the Year Award to Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, President of the Republic of Colombia, its Lifetime Business Achievement Award to Peter Munk, Founder and Chairman of Barrick Gold Corporation and its Lifetime Public Service Award to Edgar Dosman, Distinguished Author and Senior Research Fellow at York University.

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Welcoming remarks by Jonathan Hausman and First Nations Elder Welcome and Blessing for President Santos
Presentation of Lifetime Public Service Award to Edgar J. Dosman by Maureen O’Neil
Presentation of Lifetime Business Achievement Awart to Peter Munk by Richard E. Waugh
Presentation of Statesman of the Year Award to President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon by Kenneth N. Frankel and Keynote Speech by President Santos
Question and Answer Session with President Santos moderated by John Stackhouse

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