Tribute Event Supporters

The Toronto Tribute Dinner is the primary annual fundraising event for The Learning Partnership. This event celebrates and honours business leaders and educators who are championing public education in Canada. The honourees are inducted into the Champions of Public Education Hall of Fame for their commitment to building the leaders of tomorrow and strengthening public education in Canada.

Sponsorship of the Toronto Champions of Public Education Tribute Dinner directly supports The Learning Partnership’s programs across Canada, such as Welcome to Kindergarten™, Take Our Kids to Work™, Canada’s Outstanding Principals™ and Entrepreneurial Adventure.

Thank you to The Learning Partnership’s many Tribute supporters, including: 

Marc-André Blanchard, Chair and CEO, McCarthy Tétrault
Helen Burstyn, Co-Founder, Pecault Centre for Social Enterprise 
Sylvia Chrominska, Group Head, Global Human Resources and Communications, Scotiabank
Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail
Darren Entwistle, CEO, TELUS
Michael Fullan, Author, Special Advisor to the Premier of Ontario 
Peter Gilgan, President & CEO, Mattamy Homes
J.K. Irving, O.C., O.N.B. 
Nitin Kawale, President, Cisco Canada
Claude Lamoureux, Past President & CEO, Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan 
Jim Leech, President & CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
The Hon. Kevin G. Lynch, P.C., O.C., Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group
Allan MacGibbon, Managing Partner, Deloitte
The Hon. Margaret McCain, O.C. O.N.B., Former Lt. Governor of New Brunswick
Gerald McGaughey, President & CEO,  CIBC
The Hon. Frank McKenna, P.C., O.C., O.N.B., Q.C.
Roger Martin, Dean, Rotman School of Management 
Eric Newell, O.C., A.O.E., Former President and CEO of Syncrude
Gordon Nixon, C.M., O.Ont., President & CEO, RBC
Courtney Pratt, C.M. President & CEO, Toronto Region Research Alliance
Robert Prichard, Chair, Torys LLP
Eric Roher, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP
Don Stewart, Former President & CEO, Sun Life Financial
Barbara Stymiest, Chair, Blackberry
Don Tapscott, CEO, Don Tapscott Group

Thank you for your support and donations.