Distinguished Policy Fellow Awards Dinner

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5:30 p.m.
Calgary, AB


The School is pleased to honour Nancy Southern and Thomas d’Aquino C.M. with the Distinguished Policy Fellow Award for 2018. Please join us to recognize these two distinguished leaders for their lifetime commitment to the betterment of public policy in Canada. All proceeds support the Master of Public Policy Scholarship Fund.

Given to eminent individuals who are committed to Canada’s betterment through their leadership and support of sound public policy, the Distinguished Policy Fellow Award is the highest honour given by The School of Public Policy.

Nancy Southern
Chair & Chief Executive Officer, ATCO Ltd. and Canadian Utilities LimitedMs. Southern is not only a distinguished business and community leader, but also a champion of policy solutions aimed at an Alberta advantage and Canadian competitiveness and success.


Thomas d’Aquino, C.M.
Chairman, Thomas d’Aquino Capital and Chairman and Chief Executive, Intercounsel Ltd.Mr. d’Aquino has been a staunch advocate for Canadian competitiveness both through improved business practices and policy that encourages innovation in an increasingly competitive world.


The dinner will feature a keynote address by respected pollster Frank Graves of Ekos Research. Mr. Graves’ research into the values and morals of Canadians will demonstrate that our current politics are not emerging out of a vacuum. Instead, they are a response to long-term changes in attitudes, as reflected in Graves’ multi-year surveys.



October 24, 2018
Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

Reception 5:30 p.m.

Dinner 6:30 p.m.

Hosted by Danielle Smith, NewsTalk 770


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