, Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Colliers International Group Inc., Founder and Chairman FirstService Corporation
“Be passionate about what you do and strive to make things happen!”
, 28th Governor General of Canada
“If you want to build good communities and out of that a good country, it begins with saying I care about the person next to me and the person next to that person—the one I don’t know so well.”
, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
“If you have a good attitude, keep your ego in check, and work hard at something you enjoy, you will be successful.”
2005 Horatio Alger Award winner, Past President and CEO, Manulife Financial Corporation
“Those who have desire and ability are given opportunities.”
2014 Horatio Alger Award winner, Chairman, Canadian Natural Resources Limited
“The secret to success is to be passionate about what you do every day.”
2015 Horatio Alger Award winner, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, CGI
”If those around you are successful, then you will be successful.”
2003 Horatio Alger Award Winner, Member, Hockey Hall of Fame
“The true heroes of the world are those who find a way to overcome adversity to achieve success in a way that helps themselves, their families, and society.”
2009 Horatio Alger Award winner, Founder and Executive Chair, Just Energy Group Inc.
“Everyone receives opportunities. It’s up to you what you do with them.”
2008 Horatio Alger Award, Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, McCain Foods Limited; Chairman, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
“Be brave and go for it.”
2012 Horatio Alger Award Winner, Former Prime Minister of Canada, Senior Partner Norton Rose OR
“We live in an era of instant gratification, but real success is not achieved overnight.”