Our Supporters

FREE EXPRESSION MATTERS

The following individuals and organizations have shown their commitment to freedom of expression by supporting PEN Canada. We applaud them for championing a world in which writers are free to writer, readers are free to read, and freedom of expression prevails.

Honorary Patrons
Margaret Atwood
Louise Dennys
John Ralston Saul

Platinum patrons ($10 000+)
MacMillan Family Foundation
Yaffe Feld Foundation
Yann Martel and Alice Kuipers

Gold patrons ($5000 – $9999)
George and Martha Butterfield
Janne Duncan
William and Catherine Graham
Florence Minz
Rochelle Rubinstein

Silver patrons ($2500 – $4999)
Linwood and Neetha Barclay
Grant and Alice Burton
Howitt/Dunbar Foundation

Patrons ($1000 – $2499)
Michael Adams
Michael and Sara Angel
Anonymous
Rick Feldman and Rick Archbold
Michael Barnstijn
Bennett Family Foundation
Scotia Bhattacharya
Walter M. and Lisa Balfour Bowen
Hank Bulmash
Anton Helman and Sasha Chapman
The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson
John Clinton
Andrew Cohen
Michael and Honor de Pencier
Frans Donker
Charlie Foran
George Anderson and Charlotte Gray Foundation
Anne Giardini
Peter Grant
Hank Intven & Lyndsay Green
Franklyn Griffiths
John Honderich
Anthony Hyde
Anthony Jeffery
Bartley Kives
Naomi Klein
Diana Kuprel
Rita Leistner
Louise MacCallum
Dianna Symonds and Ken McCarter
Clair Balfour & Marci McDonald
Stuart McLean
Rohinton and Freny Mistry
Norman & Margaret Jewison Foundation
Roberta Rich
Florence Richler
Clayton C. Ruby
Karen Ruddy
Michael Kedar and Eva Seidner
Isadore Sharp
Haroon Siddiqui
Gail Singer
Philip Slayton
Richard Stursberg
Eleanor Wachtel
Bruce Walsh
Grace A. Westcott
Cynthia Wine
Ronald Wright

BMO Financial Group
 
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Hal Jackman Foundation
McLean Clinic for Plastic Surgery
Norton Rose
Jim Ryce Logo

Porter White on Blue

 Walrus magazine

Sponsors and Supporters
Diamond ($50 000+)
Horne Family Foundation

 Platinum ($25 000 – $49 999)
Ontario Arts Council
Royal Bank of Canada

Gold ($15 000 – $24 999)
McLean Clinic for Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery

Bronze ($1000 – $14 999)
Hal Jackman Foundation (Ideas in Dialogue Series Sponsor)
Penguin Random House Canada

Programming Partners
Art Gallery of Ontario
Hot Docs
International Human Rights Program, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
International Issues Discussion Series, Ryerson University
Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
Shelf Life Books
Spur Festival
Toronto Art Foundation
Toronto Public Library

In Kind
Katrina Afonso
Ann Sperling
Authors at Harbourfront Centre
Cava, Chris McDonald
The Design Firm, Luke Despatie
Flash Reproductions
Globe and Mail
Graham Roumieu
The Hill Times and Embassy Newspapers
Jim Ryce Design and Direction Inc.
Literary Review of Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Soapbox Design Communications Inc.
Stratus Wines, Charles Baker
Chris Thomaidis
The Walrus

Members

A
Elizabeth Abbott
Mark Abley
Elizabeth Adams
Rebekkah Adams
William Aitken
Tom Allen
Paul Almond
Rona Altrows
Anneli Andre-Barrett
George Anthony
Beth Appeldoorn
Sally Armstrong
Wayne Arthurson
Michael  Asch
Catherine Astolfo

B
Jacob Bachinger
Francis Bakewell
Jonathan Ball
Sobhana Bardhan
William Barker
Darlene Barry Quaife
Jim Bartley
Arjun Basu
Alison Bate
Nancy Bauer
Steven Benstead
Jeniva Berger
Bernadette
Michelle Berry
David Bezmozgis
Janet Blachford
Becky Blake
Jared Bland
Ronna Bloom
Stephanie Bolster
Andrew Borkowski
Marian Botsford Fraser
Bryan Borzykowski
Lisa Bourgault
Paulette Bourgeois
Lynne Bowen
Kate Braid
Niyazi Braim
Kevin Brash
Mary Breen
Maureen Brosnahan
Ian Brown
Russell Brown
Phyllis Bruce
Anne Brydon
Renata Bubelis
Mary Burns
Jeff Bursey
Catherine Bush

C
Joyce Caines
Brian Campbell
Sandra Campbell
Anthony Carnovale
Reid Cawston
Crystal Chan
David Chariandy
Jacqueline Chartier
Wayson Choy
Kerry Clare
Douglas  Cochran
Devon Code
Angela Conlon
Karen Connelly
David Copelin
Douglas E. Cowan
Judith Cowan
Jim Creskey
Susan Coyne

D
Tanya Davis
Brian Day
Marq de Villiers
Elisabeth de Mariaffi
Emilijia Davidovic
Alan Dean
Suzanne DePoe
Carol Devine
JoAnn Dionne
Farzana Doctor
Susan Doherty Hannaford
Douglas Donegani
Rhonda Douglas
Mary Alice Downie
Sharon Drache
Naomi Duguid
Jacqueline Dumas
Loi Thanh Duong
Vincent Durant

E
Kim Echlin
Helen Edwards
John Eerkes-Medrano
Sarah Elton
Marina Endicott
Kajsa Erickson
Susan Evans Shaw

F
Tim Falconer
Terry Fallis
Trevor Ferguson
Leonard  Findlay
Robert Finley
Christine Fischer Guy
Cynthia Flood
Judith Flynn
Judy Fong Bates
Catherine Ford
Cathy Ford
Peter Foster
Arthur Frank
Keath Fraser
Suzanne French
Mark Frutkin
Jordan Fry
Anna Fuerstenberg 

G
Gale Zoe Garnett
Sierra Gemma
Bethany  Gibson
Douglas  Gibson
Michael  Gilbert
Bruce Gillespie
Colin Gillespie
Susan Gillis
Carol Goar
Alain Goldschlager
Aaron Goodman
Alison Gordon
Catherine Gordon
Laurence Gough
Martha Gould
Ron Graham
Elizabeth Gray
Sonja Ruth Greckol
Trevor Green
Barry Grills
Michael Groden

H
Gwendolyn Haevens
Gerald Hallowell
Jane Eaton Hamilton
Sarah Haney
Lynn Harrigan
Marjorie Harris
Merle Harris
Elizabeth Hay
Christopher Hedges
Dorris Heffron
Steven Heighton
Michael Helm
Sherri Helwig
Trevor Herriot
Gary Heyde
Miranda Hill
Mark Hill Harpur
Brian Hospesdales
Barb Howard
Linda Huestis
Isabel Huggan
Margaret Anne Hume
Michael  Hurley
Valerie Hussey
Sung Jun Hwang

I
Michael  Ignatieff
Anosh Irani
Frances Itani

J
Marni Jackson
Mahak Jain
Franke James
Ann Jamieson
Siobhan  Jamison
Mary Janigan
Elizabeth Johnston
Jessica Johnston

K
Elaine Kalman Naves
Elizabeth Kaplan
Harry Karlinsky
Richard Keith
Suanne Kelman
David Kent
Betty Kershner
Mariam Kherghehpoush
Alexis Kienlen
Brian Kiers
Rebecca  Kingston
Mark Kingwell
Darryl Korell
Myrna Kostash
David Koulack
Bill Kowalski
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer
Martha Kumsa

L
Michelynn Lafleche
Anita Lahey
Bianca Lakoseljac
Shaena Lambert
Patrick Lane
Jennifer Lanthier
Eric Lax
John Lazarus
Mary Jo  Leddy
Kyung B. Lee
Alexander Leggatt
Laura Legge
Sylvia Legris
Mark Leiren-Young
Heike Lettrari
Ezra Levant
Amanda Lewis
Leanne Lieberman
Julia Lin
Jane Lind
Martin Loeffler
Sheryl Loeffler
Jennifer Lovegrove
Derek Lundy

M
Shane MacInnis
Wendy MacIntyre
Anne Mackenzie-Rivers
Valerie MacMenemey
Obert Madondo
Cheryl Mahaffy
Carin Makuz
Reccia Mandelcorn
Ronald Manzer
Fathuma Marikar
Emile Martel
James Mason
David Matas
Rona Maynard
Steven Mayoff
JoAnn McCaig
S.A.M. McCue
Robert McGill
Hope McIntyre
Ami McKay
Stuart Ian McKay
Harvey McKinnon
Polly McLeod-Evans
Susan McMaster
Tessa McWatt
Mark Medley
John H Meier Jr.
Maria Meindl
Ellen Michelson
Mark Migotti
John Miller
Sean Mills
Nora Minogue
Lawrence Mirkin
Kathryn   Mockler
Salah Mohssein
Anne Mokros
Tara Mora
Linda Morra
Catherine Morris
Kenrick Mose
Elise Moser
Marc Mullo
George Murray
Christopher Myrick

N
Ilamaran Nagarasa
Marie Natanson
Alexa Nazarro
Jennifer Nesvold
Nghia Huu Nguyen
Susin Nielsen
Malgorzata Nowaczyk
Iris Nowell
Ron Nurwisah

O
Peter O’Brien
Catherine Olsen
Natalie Onuska
Jana Orac
Cathy Ostlere
John Oughton

P
Amy Packwood
Jon Page
Patrick Parkes
Shannon Parks
Mary Paterson
Kathleen Pattinson
Molly Peacock
Rebecca Pearce
David Perlmutter
Susan Perren
Andrea Perry
Edward Phillips
Sandra Phinney
Alison Pick
Steve Pitt
Nicolino Pizzi
Rita Pomade
Anna Porter
Pamela Porter
Danielle  Price
Robert Pritchard
Rachel Pulfer

R
Gina Rakoff
Vivian Rakoff
Elizabeth Raymer
Magdalene Redekop
Gilbert Reid
Philip Resnick
Adamu Reta
Nino Ricci
Jillian Ridington
Diana Rivington
Eden Robinson
Laura Rock
Renee Rodin
Gina Roitman
Carena Roller
Ingrid Rose
Jacob Rose
Rebecca  Rosenblum
Veronica Ross
William Rowe

S
Anita Sabay Moghadam
Maria Sabaye Moghaddam
Julie Salverson
Barbara Samuels
Barbara Sapergia
Pete Sarsfield
Candace Savage
Nathaniel Schmidt
Denise Schon
Alvin Schrader
Joseph Schreiber
Ellen Seligman
James A. Sellers
Shyam Selvadurai
Magda Seydegart
Paula Shackleton
Caroline  Shepard
Emily Shepard
Nilofar Shidmehr
Jocelyn Shipley
Antanas  Sileika
Jonathan Simmons
Merilyn   Simonds
Louise Singer
Cora Siré
Avi Sirlin
James and Elaine Slater
Ian Smillie
Alison Smith
Caighlin Smith
Stephen  Smith
Samantha Snidal
Adam Sol
Sara Stainton
Janice Stein
Bieke Stengos
Bonnie Stern
Ricardo Sternberg
Lauren Stewart
Julian Mark Stiles
Daniel Stoffman
Felicity Stone
Lesley Strutt
Merna Summers
Fraser Sutherland
Pierre Sved

T
Tanya Tan
Adrienne Tanner
Meg Taylor
Royston  Tester
Manjushree Thapa
Tasleem Thawar
Blossom  Thom
Joan Thomas
Erika Thorkelson
Kevin Tierney
Hung Ton
Earle Toppings
Becky Toyne
Michael Trussler
Clare P Turcotte

U
Lawrence Uhlin
Pablo Urbanyi
Geoffrey Ursell

V
Aritha van Herk
Kathy Vanderlinden
Gloria Varley
Nancy Vernon Kelly
Nicola Vulpe
Maria Vykysaly

W
Dr. Andrew Wainwright
Jennifer Walcott
Ann Walmsley
David Waltner-Toews
Karen Walton
Monica Wang
Russell Wangersky
Joyce Wayne
Adele Weder
Andrew Zachary Wells
Chris Westbury
Sue Wheeler
Abby Whidden
Geoffrey Whitehall
Brian Whitestone
Laurelyn Whitt
Alana Wilcox
David A. Wilson
Cathleen With
Theresa Wolfwood
Carolyn Wood
Donna Wootton
Hailegabriel Yimer Warie
Betty Jane Wylie

Y
Lisa Yeung

Z
Naomi Zener
Werner Zimmerman
Chro Zand
Jan Zwicky

Donors
A
Samir Acharya
Irene Adams
Jason Anderson
Anonymous
Gladys Ascah

B
Henry Baites
Douglas  Baker
Dmitry Beniaminov
David Bezmozgis
Becky Blake
Sam Boskey
Jane Bow
Eve Brattland
Wayne Brideaux
Tim Brodhead
Adam Brown
Stephen Brown
William Bryant

C
Elizabeth Campbell
Canadian Online Giving Foundation
Janet Chappell
Beverley  Chernos
Hugh John Church
Sheila Clarke
Andrew Cohen
Bob and Flory Cohen
James Colquhoun
Megan Connolly
Lynn Copeland
Edward Crozier
Stuart Culbertson
Joan Cullemore

D
Robert D’Arcy
Adele Dion
G B Dryvynsyde
Naomi Duguid

E
East York Scarborough Reading Association
Kent Elson
David J. Evans

F
Pierre Le Fevre
Elizabeth Fisher
Lauren Flattery
Larry French
Vera Frenkel

G
Elissa Gallander
Louise Garfield
Jess Gibson
Janet Goertzen
Brianna Goldberg
Martha Gould
John and Judith Grant
Elizabeth Gray

H
Michael Hamilton
Peter Heggie
Seymour Hersh
David Hlynsky
Romaine Honey
Amanda Hopkins
Lisa Horrocks
Robert Hough
David Hutchings

I
Chase Gordon Ivany

J
Jessica Johnston
Joan Johnston

K
Shahir Kassam-Adams
Ali Kazimi
P Lynn Kearney
Simon Ketcheson
Camie Kim
Mark Kohout
Cheuk Kwan

L
Jessica Lewis
Emma Lewzey
David George Kosh and Armina Ligaya
Damian Lopes
Chris Luginbuhl

M
James MacDonald
Bruce MacDougall
Lawrence MacTaggart
Wendy Major
Maria Maksymiw
Heather  Martin
Robert Martin
John Matthew IV
Bob McArthur
Brendan  McConkey
Karen McDonald
Tom McElroy
Donald McGorman
Denis McGrath
Sally McIntyre
Norman and Patricia McLeod
Ian McNeil
Janne and Arlen Michaels
Janet Millar
H. Mitchell
Ramiro Mora
Nicole Morgan
Adam Morton

N
National Ethnic Press & Media Council of Canada
John Neal
Graham  Nesbitt
Sandra Neumann
William   Newby
Adam Newman

P
Page Two
Rita Palacios
Gerald Perkins
Donald Pole
Daniel Pollack
Elizabeth Priddle
Barbara   Pulling

R
Trevor Raymond
Thomas R. Roach
Mary Anne Rubin

S
Judie Sahadeo
Saskatchewan Festival Of Words
James Sawatzky
Alan Shiff
Caitlin Smith
Christopher Smith
Thomas  Smith
Raymond St Amaud
Daniel Stoffman

T
Barbara Tangney
Richard Taylor
Telus
Robert Thomas
Lynn Tobin-Sklad
Kim Trainor
Rhea Tregebov
True

U
United Way Ottawa

V
Brenda Vellino
John Vernon
Nancy Vernon Kelly

W
David Wagner
John Walsh
Nathaniel Weiner
Elizabeth White
David Whiteside
Laurelyn Whitt
Lorraine  Williams
David A. Wilson
Daphne Winland
Karen Wishart
Bradley Wong

Z
Vicki Ziegler

Board of Directors 2014-2015
Philip Slayton
President

Diana Kuprel
Vice-President

 Janne Duncan
Secretary and Chair, Governance Committee

 Frances Connelly
Treasurer

 Mary Jo Leddy
Chair, Writers in Exile Committee

 Jim Creskey
Writers in Prison Committee

 Miki Andrejevic
Chair, Outreach (Western Canada)

 Jennifer Lanthier
Chair, Communications

 Grace Westcott
Chair, Sponsorship

 Sasha Chapman
Chair, Events

 William Kowalski
Chair, Canadian Issues Committee

 Neil Bissoondath
Member at Large

 Anne Giardini
Member at Large

 Elise Moser
Member at Large

 Russell Wangersky
Member at Large

 Bartley Kives
Member at Large

 Advisory Board
Charlie Foran (Chair)
David Cronenberg
Ramin Jahanbegloo
Mark Kingwell
Naomi Klein
James Lahey
Yann Martel
Rohinton Mistry
Clayton Ruby

Staff
Tasleem Thawar
Executive Director

 Brendan de Caires
Programs and Communications

 Pari Rajagopalan
Office Manager

 Juanita Bawagan
Communications Fellow

 Cherise Seucharan
Canadian Issues

 Volunteers
Katrina Afonso
Lou Ceconi
Karen Connelly
Emilija Davidovic
Randi Druzin
Shirley Enns
Jaimie Gregory
Barbara Lukasz
Anne Mackenzie-Rivers
Adrian McKerracher 

Special thanks to
Brianna Goldberg
Dmitry Beniaminov of PixelStudioz
Jessica Lewis
Jim Ryce Design and Direction Inc.

And all those who have contributed their thoughts and time.

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