Our Supporters

FREE EXPRESSION MATTERS

The following individuals and organizations have shown their commitment to freedom of expression by supporting PEN Canada from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. We applaud them for championing a world in which writers are free to writer, readers are free to read, and freedom of expression prevails.

PATRONS

Honorary Patron
Margaret Atwood
Louis Dennys
John Ralston Saul

Platinum Patrons ($10,000+)
Coleman Leggitt Trust
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Gold Patrons ($5,000 – 9,999)
Martha & George Butterfield
Frances Connelly
Janne Duncan
Emerald Foundation
The Hon. William & Catherine Graham
Ydessa Hendeles
Howitt/Dunbar Foundation
Yann Martel
Florence Minz
Rochelle Rubinstein

Silver Patrons ($2,500 – 4,999)
Emilija Lafond
Scott Griffin Foundation
Linwood and Neetha Barclay
Alisha Kaplan
Frank Stronach

Patrons ($1,000 – 2,499)
Michael Adams
Miki Andrejevic
Michael & Sara Angel
Rick Feldman & Rick Archbold
Paul & Kaye Beeston
Bennett Family Foundation
Lalima & Atin Bhattacharya
Scotia Bhattacharya
Walter M. & Lisa Balfour Bowen
Randy & Anna Boyagoda
James Lahey & Pym Buitenhuis
Hank Bulmash
Grant & Alice Burton
Anton Helm and Sasha Chapman
The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson
John Clinton
Andrew Cohen
Albert Cummings
Honor & Michael de Pencier
Frans & Gini Donker
Douglas & Mary Dyment
Sarah Elton
Jim & Margaret Fleck
Charlie Foran

BMO Financial Group
 
Hal Jackman Foundation
McLean Clinic for Plastic Surgery
Norton Rose
 Random House Canada

 Sarah Band

Torontoist

John Fraser
Georgia
George Galt
H. Roger Garland
George Anderson & Charlotte Gray Foundation
Katherine Govier
Hank Intven & Lyndsay Green
Franklyn Griffiths
HarperCollins Canada
Haynes-Connell Foundation
John Honderich
Jeremy Fraiberg & Martha Hundert
Anthony Hyde
Anthony Jeffery
Weiping Jiang
Naomi Klein
Diana Kuprel
Jennifer Lanthier
Rita Leistner
Michael Levine
Louise MacCallum
Bruce MacDougall
Margaret MacMillan
Dianna Symonds & Ken McCarter
Clair Balfour & Marci McDonald
Stuart McLean
Rohinton & Freny Mistry
Norman & Margaret Jewison Foundation
Norton Rose Canada LLP
Sir Christopher Ondaatje
Anna Porter
Jack Rabinovitch
Roberta Rich
Florence Richler
Clayton Ruby
Amanda Sebris
Micharl Kedar and Eva Seidner
Isadore Sharp
Haroon Siddiqui
Gail Singer
Philip Slayton
Beth Symes
Eleanor Wachtel
Bruce Walsh
Bruce Westwood
Janice Williamson
Ronald Wright

Granting agencies
Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council

SPONSORS
Businesses and organizations who have donated to 2012-13 PEN event season

Platinum ($25,000+)
BMO Financial Group
Horne Family Foundation
RBC Foundation

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

Silver ($10000 – $14,999)
Hal Jackman Foundation (Ideas in Dialogus Series Sponsor)
Naylor Group Inc.

Bronze ($1,000 – 9,999) Canadian Writers Group
Florence Minz
Norton Rose LLP
Random House of Canada
Sarah Band

Sponsors in Kind
Authors at Harbourfront Centre
Canada News Wire
Cava, Chris McDonald
The Design Firm, Luke Despatie
The Globe and Mail
Graham Roumieu
The Huffington Post Canada
Henry of Pelham
The Literary Review of Canada
Massey College
The Mustard Shop
Prevedello Matthews/Lifford Wine Agency
Random House of Canada Ltd.
Soapbox Design Communications, Inc.
Stratus Wines, Charles Baker
Torontoist
Toronto Public Library
The Walrus

DONORS
Individuals, organizations, and foundations who have donated $25-999 in fiscal year 2012-13.

Elizabeth Abbott
Rebekkah Adams
Tom Adlhoch
Tom Allen
Paul Almond
Jason Anderson
Lisa Anderson-Reeves
Anneli Andre-Barrett
Marianne Andres
Aubie & Esther-Rose Angel (in memory of David Rakoff and, in honour of Sara and Michael Angel)
Anonymous (in memory of Matilda Kirman, and in honour of Jen & Tom)
George Anthony
Beth Appeldoorn
Linda Arbour
Kandice Ardiel
Gladys Ascah
Todd Babiak
Darlene Barry Quaife
Jim Bartley
Nancy Bauer
Kathryn Baycroft
Bruce Beckwith (in memory of Mark Pedersen)
Ronald Beiner
Paul Bennett
Carol Bishop-Gwyn
Neil Bissoondath
Becky Blake
Jared Bland
Marian Botsford Fraser
Paulette Bourgeois
Lynne Bowen
Ian Brown
Cheryl Brule
William Bryant
Sam Bucovetsky
Catherine Bush
Brian Caines
Ellen Campbell
CanadaHelps.org
Lucie Carignan
Carleton University, English Literature Society
Carole Chambers
David Chariandy
Beverley Chernos (in memory of Joan Anne Gould)
Wayson Choy
Johanne Clare
Blaise Clarkson
Rebecca Clements
Karen Connelly
Gregory Coulter
Susan Coyne
Lorna Crozier
Aubrey Davis
Jennifer de Alwis
Rob Degoeij
JoAnn Dionne
Kwame Donkor
Dana Dragunoiu
Norma Dvorsky
John Eerkes-Medrano
Peter and Jacqueline Elton
Shirley Enns
Robert Finley
Cynthia Flood
Judith Flynn
Judy Fong Bates
Catherine Ford
Peter Foster
Arthur Frank
Larry French
Suzanne French
Elissa Gallander
Roghyeh Ghanbaralizadeh
Gabriella Goliger
Alison Gordon
Catherine Gordon
Martha Gould
Katherine Govier
Stephen Grant
Cindy Grant
Eva Green
Celia Haig-Brown
Lynn Harrigan
Merle Harris
Elizabeth Hay
David Hayes
Michael Healey
Dorris Heffron
Michael Helm
Lee Henderson
Lisa Horrocks
Isabel Huggan
Jeremy Fraiberg and Martha Hundert
Valerie Hussey
Linda Hutsell-Manning
Frances Itani
Jennifer Iutzi (in honour of Leslie Macredie)
Sheila James
Brooke Jamison
Anthony Jazokas
Catherine Jeffery
Jessica Johnston
Martin Jones
Harold Kalant (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
Ghada Kandil
Elizabeth Kaplan
Janet Keeping
Sheryl Kennedy (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
David Kent
Betty Kershner
Alexis Kienlen
Camie Kim
Mark Kingwell
Myrna Kostash
David Koulack
Martha Kumsa
Marlene Lachcik
Mary Ladky
Anita Lahey
Patrick Lane
James Lawson (in memory of Johnarno Lawson)
Alexander Leggatt
Sylvia Legris
Mark Leiren-Young
Matt Lennox
Amanda Lewis
Library Association of the National Capital Region
Jane Lind
Damian Lopes
Anna Luengo
Derek Lundy
Dan Lyon (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
Janet MacInnis
Wendy MacIntyre
Allison Mackay (in honour of Beth, Topher, and Ivy)
R. V. MacLeod
Jay Macpherson
Maria Maksymiw
Carin Makuz
Ruth Mandel
Ronald Manzer
Emile Martel
Bob McArthur
Robert McGill
Fiona McHugh
Marianne McInnes (in memory of Andrea Mudry)
Dorothy McIntosh
S. McIntyre
Ami McKay
Angus McLaren
Kevin McMahon
Susan McMaster
Ian McNeil
Trina McQueen
Mark Medley
Adele Mercier
Julie Murray
Florence Narine
Ryan and Catherine Neily (in memory of Mark Pedersen)
Susin Nielsen
Stephanie Nolen
Adam Norton
Iris Nowell
Ron Nurwisah
Peter O’Brien
Catherine Olsen
Cathy Ostlere
John Ota
Lekan Oyelola
Marion Parsons
Leta Pedersen
Ingrid Peritz
Leslie Pinder
Jim Polk
Victoria Prystawski (in memory of Jean Seasons)
Kelly Rankin
Magdalene Redekop
Gilbert Reid
Bruce Rhodes
Nino Ricci
Clara Robert (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
Christopher Rosati
Rebecca Rosenblum
Gabriel Safdie
Judie Sahadeo
Saskatchewan Festival Of Words
Candace Savage
Alvin Schrader
Anne Seck
Julia Sereny (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
David Simmons
James and Elaine Slater
Denis Smith
Janet Somerville
Anne Marie Sorrenti
Karen Steele (in honour Nicole Cohen)
Steeves Porter Hetu
Andrew Steinmetz
Felicity Stone
David Stovel (in memory of Dr. George Sereny)
Merna Summers
Mark Swartz
Telus
Mary Dawn Thomson
Gina Tiebert
Kevin Tierney
Becky Toyne
Stephen Trumper
Vernon Turner
Lawrence Uhlin
Rui Umezawa
United Way Ottawa
Aritha van Herk
Brenda Vellino
Yasmin and Alikhan Visram (in honour of Peter and Jocelyn Allen)
Padma Viswanathan
Andrew Wainwright
Jennifer Walcott
Grace Westcott
Bruce Westwood
Sue Wheeler
David Wilson
Carolyn Wood
Dorothy Woodhouse (in honour of Alice Woodhouse)
Betty Jane Wylie
Lisa Yeung

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