Council of Advisors

The Council of Advisors assists the Board of Directors and the President & Chief Executive Officer by providing advice and counsel as requested. It is composed of engaged alumni of the Board of Directors, of the Research Council, or past participants in research programs.

Peter A. Allen
President, Mercator Investments Ltd., Toronto

James C. Baillie
Senior Counsel, Torys LLP, Toronto

Patricia A. Baird, O.C.
University Killam Distinguished Professor Emerita, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Mona Bandeen, C.M.
President & Trustee, S. M. Blair Family Foundation, Toronto

William R.C. Blundell, O.C.
Corporate Director, Toronto

Evan V. Chrapko
CEO, The Crystal Cougar Group of Companies, Edmonton

John T. Ferguson, C.M.
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Princeton Developments Ltd., Edmonton

George A. Fierheller, C.M.
President, Four Halls Inc., Toronto

James D. Fleck, C.C.
President, Fleck Management Services Ltd., Toronto

Pierre Fortin
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal

Reva Gerstein, C.C.
Chancellor Emerita, Western University, Toronto

Allan E. Gotlieb, C.C.
Senior Business Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto

Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
Trustee, Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation, Toronto

Richard F. Haskayne, O.C.
Chairman, Haskayne and Partners, Calgary

Gerald R. Heffernan, O.C.
President, G.R. Heffernan & Associates, Toronto

Richard W. Ivey, C.M.
Chairman, Ivest Corporation Inc., Toronto

David W. Kerr
Managing Partner, Edper Financial Group, Toronto

Michael M. Koerner, C.M.
President, Canada Overseas Investments Ltd., Toronto

Jacques Lamarre, O.C.
Strategic Advisor, Jacques Lamarre Management Inc., Monteal

Claude Lamoureux, O.C.
Past President & CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto

Margaret Norrie McCain, C.C.
Former Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, Toronto

Martha C. Piper, O.C.
Past President & Vice-Chancellor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

J. Robert S. Prichard, O.C.
Chairman, Torys LLP, Toronto

Stephen Toope
Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

C. William Stanley
Former CEO, Fundy Communications Inc., Rothesay, New Brunswick

Bette M. Stephenson, O.C.
Former MPP & Cabinet Minister, Government of Ontario, Toronto

Allan R. Taylor, O.C.
Former Chairman & CEO, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto

Victor L. Young, O.C.
Former Chairman & CEO, Fishery Products International, St. John’s