Speakers

Nova Scotia Leadership Prayer Breakfast

1981

Jerome Choquette, Q.C.
Member of Parliament, Q.C.

1982

Claude Taylor
CEO of Air Canada, NB

1983

Dr. James Perkin
President and Vice-Chancellor of Acadia University 1981 - 1993

1984

Gilbert Parent
Liberal MP, St. Catherines, ON

1985

Benno Friesen
Progressive Conservative MP, Surrey-White Rock - North Delta

1986

Dr. Fred MacKinnon
Director of NS Seniors Secretariat; Deputy Minister Social Services, NS

1987

Joseph Kass
CEO, Great Northern Paper, QC

1988

Bob Bentall
CEO, Bentall Group; Philanthropist, BC

1989

Albert Cooper
Progressive Conservative MP, Peace River, AB

1990

Premier John Buchanan
Progressive Conservative MP, NS; Premier of Nova Scotia (1978-90)

1991

Dr. Naomi Hersom
President of Mount Saint Vincent University, NS

1992

Rev. Dr. Andrew MacRae
Dean of Acadia Divinity College, NS

1993

Harry D. Thompson, Q.C.
Partner, Goldberg Thompson Law, NS

1994

Donald A. Cameron
President & Chairman, Lawtons Drugs, NS

1995

Kevin Jenkins
CEO, Canadian Airlines, AB

1996

Hon. Gilbert Parent
Liberal MP, St. Catherines, ON

1997

Bruce Havill
Member NSLPB Steering Committee, Entrepreneur (Roto-Static), NS

1998

Paul Henderson
Athletes in Action Canada; former NHL player (1963-81), ON

1999

Archibald D. McLean
President & CEO, Maple Leaf Foods (retired), ON

2000

David Toycen
President & CEO, World Vision Canada, ON

2001

Dianne Swinemar
CEO, Metro Food Bank Society (FEED NOVA SCOTIA), NS

2002

Commissioner June Dwyer
Salvation Army International Missionary

2003

W.R. (Bill) Mills
Mayor of Truro, NS

2004

Dennis Ignatius
Malaysian High Commissioner to Canada; Author of "Fire Begets Fire"

2005

Thomas Caldwell
Chairman & CEO of Caldwell Securities, ON

2006

Dr. Jock Murray
Former Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie; Professor Emeritus - Humanities at Dalhousie Medical School; Officer of the Order of Canada (1991); NS

2007

Dr. Tim O'Neill
Adviser to Ministry of Finance as Ontario's first Visiting Economist; Former Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist, BMO Financial Group; Former President, Atlantic Provinces Economic Council; ON.

2008

Rev. Eleanor Clitheroe
Former CEO, Hydro One, ON; President & CEO of Prison Fellowship Canada, ON

 

 

2009

Tim Huff
Youth Unlimited Light Patrol Street Outreach, ON

2010

Terry LeBlanc
My People International, MB

2011

Murray Taylor
President & CEO, Investors Group

2012

Bruce Smith
Director, HMI Atlantic Division

2013

There was no breakfast this year

2014

Bobby Smith
Owner, Halifax Mooseheads Hockey Club

2015

Mike Savage
Mayor, Halifax Regional Municipality

2016

Brian McConaghy
Founding Director of Ratanak International
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