2005 Horatio Alger Award winner, Former 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 Inc.
”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 Fulbright
“We live in an era of instant gratification, but real success is not achieved overnight.”
2004 Horatio Alger Award winner, Founder and Owner, The Jim Pattison Group
“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.”
, Chairman of the Board, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
“The most important thing is to never give up. You will learn that the more you try, the easier it gets.”
, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Onex Corporation
“Do something you love doing. Making money should not be the goal.”