The Walrus Foundation Thanks You, Our 2014 Supporters.



The Walrus Foundation is a registered charitable non-profit with an educational mandate to support writers, artists, ideas, and debate on matters vital to Canadians. View our 2014 Donor Report to find out how philanthropic gifts enable us to fulfill this mandate. Call (416) 971-5004 or visit thewalrus.ca/donate to make a donation today.

* Indicates our valued monthly donors; † indicates gift-in-kind donors


Optimistic Canadians

The Walrus Foundation salutes community leaders who have made substantial multi-year commitments to the Walrus Campaign for Optimistic Canadians, launched in honour of The Walrus magazine’s tenth anniversary. We acknowledge with gratitude the following donors, who share our belief in provocative long-form journalism, innovative ideas, and continuing the national conversation.

Lead Visionary Donor

  • RBC Foundation

Visionary Donors

  • Anonymous
  • Diane Blake & Stephen Smith
  • Chisholm/Thomson Family Fund
  • La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso
  • Andrew & Valerie Pringle
  • Gretchen & Donald Ross

Champion Donors

  • Lakshman Family
  • Lassonde Family Foundation
  • Lousie MacCallum & Michael Barnstijn
  • Michael Young Family Foundation
  • Lois & Doug Mitchell

Ambassador Donors

  • Kevin & Roger Garland
  • William C. Graham
  • Erica & Jeff Lebbert

Editorial Fellowships

In 2014, we launched our new Editorial Fellowships. We are grateful to the following for their generous support of training and the educational mandate of the Walrus Foundation:

  • Chawkers Foundation
  • Lucille & Urban Joseph
  • Seymour Schulich
  • Sandra & Jim Pitblado

Publisher’s Circle

Benefactors $100,000 & up

  • CAPP
  • Chawkers Foundation
  • Enbridge
  • Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund
  • RBC Foundation
  • Slaight Family Foundation
  • Suncor
  • TD Bank Group

Advocates $50,000 & up

  • Aeroplan
  • Aimia
  • Labatt
  • La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso
  • Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • RBC

Patrons $25,000 & up

  • Anonymous
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Donald K. Johnson
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Andrew & Valerie Pringle
  • Gretchen & Donald Ross
  • Writers’ Trust of Canada

Associates $10,000 & up

  • Shelley Adler & Paul Cohen
  • Adventure Canada
  • Air Canada†
  • Amgen Canada
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Diane & Matthew Barrett
  • Diane Blake & Stephen Smith
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Edward Burtynsky†
  • Chisholm/Thomson Family Fund
  • CIBC
  • Fasken Martineau
  • George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation
  • Gerald Sheff & Shanitha Kachan Charitable Foundation
  • Maxine Granovsky Gluskin & Ira Gluskin
  • Hal Jackman Foundation
  • Linda Haynes & Martin Connell
  • Lucille & Urban Joseph
  • Lassonde Family Foundation
  • Leanne & George Lewis
  • Louise MacCallum & Michael Barnstijn
  • McLean Foundation
  • Michael B. Decter Foundation at the Toronto Community Foundation
  • Michael Young Family Foundation
  • Lois & Doug Mitchell
  • National Public Relations
  • Ontario Pharmacists Association
  • Penguin Random House Canada
  • Sandra & Jim Pitblado
  • Rogers
  • Shaw
  • Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation
  • Woodbridge
  • ZSA

Mentors $5,000 & up

  • Charlie Angelakos
  • Anonymous
  • Avie Bennett
  • Laura Brady
  • Helen Burstyn*
  • Canadian River Expeditions†
  • Delaney Capital Management
  • Edelman
  • Fogo Island Inn†
  • Kevin & Roger Garland
  • GCI Group
  • William C. Graham
  • Suzanne Ivey Cook
  • Jackman Foundation
  • Doug Knight
  • Vahan & Susie Kololian
  • Lakshman Family
  • Erica & Jeff Lebbert
  • Lifford Wine & Spirits†
  • Lowe-Martin Company Inc.
  • Manulife Financial
  • Jeff Molloy†
  • Nexen
  • Rosemary Phelan and the Langar Foundation
  • Karen & Jim Prentice
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Scotiabank
  • Searchlight Recruitment Inc.
  • Gary & Donna Slaight
  • Via Rail†
  • Wealhouse Capital Management

Companions $1,000 & up

  • Abbott Medical Optics
  • Accenture Inc.
  • Aecon Group Inc.
  • Alcon Canada
  • Alliance Pipeline
  • AltaLink
  • Shelley Ambrose*
  • Anonymous
  • Apple Canada
  • Arthritis Society
  • Marilyn & Charlie Baillie
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Robert Bateman†
  • Kaye & Paul Beeston
  • Blachford Lake Lodge†
  • Blakes LLP
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Walter M. & Lisa Balfour Bowen
  • Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
  • Bruce Hotel†
  • Butterfield Family Foundation
  • Barry Campbell & Debra Grobstein Campbell
  • Canada Health Infoway
  • Canadian Energy Pipeline Association
  • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
  • Canadian Institute for Health Information
  • Canadian Legal Information Institute
  • Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources
  • Cenovus Energy
  • Chaitons LLP
  • Closing the Gap Healthcare
  • Cognition LLP
  • Mitchell Cohen
  • Heather Conway*
  • Mary Cranston*
  • DKGI Inc.
  • Donner Canadian Foundation
  • Cornelia Duck
  • Encana Corporation
  • Gay & John Evans
  • Exigent Group Limited
  • Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan
  • Stefan Fews & Elizabeth Gomery*
  • Jack Fleischmann
  • William J. Fox
  • Freeh Group Europe
  • Gardiner Roberts LLP
  • GE Canada
  • Good Foundation
  • Greenchip Financial
  • Grosso McCarthy
  • Gillian Howard
  • Hudson’s Bay Company†
  • Impakt Corp.
  • Mary Janigan & Thomas Kierans
  • Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
  • Mark Kingwell
  • Chethan Lakshman
  • Nancy Lang
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • LDIC Inc.
  • Barbara & Dougal Macdonald
  • Nona Macdonald Heaslip
  • Mackenzie Financial Corporation
  • Laura & Hugh MacKinnon
  • Liza Mauer & Andrew Sheiner
  • Maxim Power Corp
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Paul McKay
  • Mark & Judy McLean
  • Robert McMillan
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • Morrison Foundation
  • David & Patricia Morton
  • Navigator
  • Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
  • Northern Blizzard Resources Inc.
  • Norton Rose LLP
  • Sheila O’Brien
  • Anne O’Hagan & Michael Davies
  • Wanda & Richard O’Hagan
  • Ontario Medical Assocation
  • On the Fourth†
  • Charles Pachter†
  • Marnie & Larry Paikin
  • Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
  • Pedorthic Association of Canada
  • Petroleum Services Association of Canada
  • Anna & Julian Porter
  • Post-Traumatic Rehabilitation Services
  • Erin Prendergast*
  • Promontory Financial Group
  • Mary Rozsa de Coquet
  • Saint Elizabeth Health Care
  • Tom Sandler†
  • Satori Resources Inc.
  • Scaramouche Restaurant
  • Glen Schmidt
  • Shouldice Hospital
  • Tracy Simpson
  • Paul & Gillian Smith
  • Joan South
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Lee Taylor
  • Telus Health Solutions
  • Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
  • TMX Group
  • TransAlta Corporation
  • Unconventional Gas Resources
  • Ward Family Foundation
  • Westmoreland Coal Company
  • Wickaninnish Inn†
  • Woods Consulting
  • Kyle Wyatt

Friends of the Walrus

Up to $1,000

  • Joy Abbott
  • Lewis Abbott
  • Berta Aboud
  • Jean Adare
  • Doris Adler
  • Air North†
  • Arlene Aish
  • Howard Aldous
  • Reya Ali-Dabydeen
  • Blaine Allan*
  • Jean Angi
  • Anonymous (160)
  • Keir Armstrong
  • Stephen Arsenych
  • S. Artaud
  • Art Gallery of Ontario†
  • Arts & Crafts†
  • Marilyn Aspevig
  • Theresa Aspol
  • Grant Auchincloss
  • Therese Ayotte
  • Jennifer Babe
  • Cornelia Baines
  • Allan Baker
  • Sharon Baker
  • Banff Centre†
  • Nick Baraniuk
  • Mel Bartman
  • Joanna Bates
  • Leah Batty
  • J. Elizabeth Baxter
  • Kevin Beattie*
  • Paul Becker
  • Alan & Elizabeth Bell
  • Gordon Bell
  • Obee Benjamin
  • Bruce Bennett
  • Eric Berger
  • J. Best
  • Viola I. Birss
  • D. Blackmore
  • Alan Blair
  • A. Blakeney
  • Lee Blanchard
  • Julia Boberg
  • Annette Borkent
  • Donna Borland
  • Nicholas Boshart
  • Francois Boucher
  • Sarah Boulby
  • M. Bourgoin
  • Laurie Bracewell
  • Lillian Bramwell
  • Deane Brebner
  • Robert J. Brebner
  • C. Breckenridge
  • Lars Brink
  • David Brown
  • Kingsley Brown
  • M. Brown
  • Denise Brownlie
  • Davin Budreau
  • Susan Buggey
  • Margaret Bullock
  • Ruth Bulmer
  • Anne Burn
  • K. Burney
  • R. Burnside
  • Shirley Bush
  • Margaret Cameron*
  • Archie Campbell
  • David Neil Campbell
  • Canada West Foundation
  • Canadian Opera Company†
  • Pamela Capraru
  • Lea Caragata
  • Murray Cardiff
  • Mark Carney
  • Cynthia Carr
  • Olive Carrick
  • John Cartwright
  • Terence Cassidy
  • Viola Cerezke-Schooler
  • Barrie Chamberlain
  • Michael Chambers
  • P. Chefurka
  • Mary Chipman
  • Marie-Hélène Chomienne
  • Joseph Cinanni
  • Nick Cino*
  • R. Allyn Clarke
  • Eileen Clyde
  • Coach House Books†
  • Sharon Coates*
  • Don Cockburn
  • Antonia Codispoti
  • Derek Coggan
  • Ross Collver
  • Dale Colton
  • Christopher Comrie
  • D. Cook
  • Walter F. Cook
  • Charles Cooper
  • David Cordery
  • John Cossom
  • J. Cover
  • Shelagh Cowie
  • Bernard Coyle
  • Joan M. Cracknell
  • Shirley Craig
  • Ian Crain
  • Robert Crandall
  • C. Crockford
  • Paul Cutts
  • Jackie Dais-Visca
  • Stephanie Damgaard*
  • Craig Daniels
  • Robert Davidson
  • Ronald Davidson
  • Ted Dawson
  • Nancy de Boer
  • Mary Jane de Koos
  • Ben de Mendonca
  • Anne-Marie Demers
  • Paul Denham
  • Honor & Michael de Pencier
  • Bob de Ryk
  • Noreen de Shane
  • R. J. Devrome
  • Adele Dibben
  • K. L. Dimma
  • Stephen N. DiTommaso
  • Helen Dobie
  • Mary Doherty
  • Angeline L. Donais
  • David Donald
  • Allan Donaldson
  • Eleanor Dudar
  • Thora Duerks
  • Donald Dunbar
  • J. Duncan
  • Harvey & Anne Dyck
  • Nadine Dzisiak
  • Elizabeth Earle
  • Douglas Eastwood
  • Myron Echenberg*
  • Carolina Echeverria
  • Elisabeth Ecker
  • Nancy Eddis
  • Anne Egger
  • Dorothea Eicker
  • Susan Ellard
  • Robert Elliott
  • Shirley Emery
  • Sheila Eskenazi
  • Muriel Fairbarns
  • Fairmont Banff Springs†
  • Francis Farrell
  • J. P. Favarger
  • Shaun Fawcett
  • Jean Fennell
  • Robert Ferguson
  • Frank Ferrucci
  • Jon Field
  • Peter E. Fischer*
  • Denyse Fishwick*
  • Mike Fitzpatrick
  • W. Michael Fix
  • Ivor Fleming
  • John Fotheringham
  • Barbara Foulis
  • Stacey May Fowles*
  • Lorne Fox
  • Hugh Franklin
  • Shirley Friend
  • Virginia Froman
  • Ruby Galanida
  • Diane Gamble
  • Peter Gardiner-Harding
  • Edward Gater
  • Errol Gay
  • Carole Gerson
  • Irene Gettas
  • Rena Ghose
  • Maria Giesbrecht
  • Audrey Gill
  • Stella Girardi*
  • Larry A. Glassford
  • Garth Goddard
  • Glenn Goddard
  • C. W. Goldring
  • Mathew Good
  • Barbara Gosling
  • Robert Graham*
  • Mary Grattangielen
  • John Grazley
  • Wilfrid Greaves
  • Adrian Green
  • Bernard Green
  • A. M. Gregory
  • Paul Greisman
  • Ian Griffin
  • Doug Grossart
  • Francesca Grosso*
  • Helga Guderley
  • Kathryn Guthrie
  • D. Haglund
  • George Haines
  • C. Haldenby
  • Mike Halhed
  • J. P. Hamilton
  • Noelle Hamilton
  • Eleanor Hancock
  • Peter Hand
  • Jim Harlow
  • Robert Harlow
  • Jill Harrington
  • Nancy Harris
  • J. S. Hartman
  • Victor Hay
  • Kathryn-Jane Hazel
  • Yvonne Hebert
  • Louise Hegenbarth
  • Larry Heinemann
  • Christine Henderson
  • E. Henderson
  • Peter Hepher
  • Robert Hester
  • Gary Hicks
  • Lois Higgins
  • Kai U. Hildebrandt
  • T. Hillier
  • Jo Hinchliffe
  • H. Hipkins
  • Al Hnatiuk
  • Gwendoline Hoar
  • Susan Hogarth
  • Elspeth Hogg
  • A. Holmes
  • Clifford Holmes
  • Jurgen Hornburg
  • Bill Horner
  • Vivian Hostetler
  • Elspeth & Roger Hough
  • Jacob Hulstein
  • Barb Hunt
  • Marion Hunter
  • L. M. Hutchings
  • Bonnie Hutchinson
  • Julien Hutchinson
  • Marianne Hutterli
  • Geraldine Irby
  • Richard & Donna Ivey
  • Peter Jacobs
  • Michal Jaegermann
  • Duncan Jamieson
  • Michelle Jamieson
  • Earl Jarvis
  • William Jeakins
  • Sarah Jennings
  • Brigitta Jobling
  • F. E. Johnson
  • Anne Johnston
  • G. Grant Johnston
  • Robert Johnstone
  • Barry Jonas
  • Lawrence Jones
  • Olive Jones
  • Sylvia Jones
  • Brenda Kane
  • Jeffrey & Karen Kastner
  • Peter Kearvell
  • Elaine Keillor
  • Greg Keilty
  • Thomas Keirstead
  • Elaine Kendal
  • N. Kenyon
  • C. Keystone & J. Meekison
  • Kevin Keystone *
  • Kong Khoo
  • Janet & Raymond Kiff
  • John Kilby
  • David Kinahan
  • Peter Kirby
  • Karen Kitchen
  • F. W. Kolbert
  • J. Kornblatt
  • Tom Kovacs
  • Matthew Ladd
  • Denny Lang
  • Ruth Lafarga
  • J. Last
  • John Lawrence
  • Jerry Lazare*
  • G. Earl Leard
  • Joan Lee
  • John Lee
  • Mary Lee
  • James Leeper
  • Jaquelin Leger
  • Heather Leighton
  • S. M. J. Lennox-King
  • David Leonard*
  • Peter J. Lewis
  • Kristi Lind
  • Judith E. Linton
  • Marian T. Lips
  • Robert M. Liptrap
  • Lodge at Lake Laberge†
  • E. Lorberg
  • Janet Lord
  • Cecil Louis
  • Ruth Loukidelis
  • John Lounds
  • Peter Lowes
  • Wenda Lowrie
  • Dan Lussier
  • Barbara Lutes
  • Deidre Lynch
  • Joan Lytle
  • Amelia Macdonald
  • Flora Macdonald
  • Helen Macdonald
  • Ian Macdonald
  • Mary Macdonell
  • Laura MacFeeters
  • Robert J. Macgregor
  • Ellen Mackay
  • John S. Mackelvie
  • John MacKenzie
  • John MacKinnon
  • Gail Macnaughton
  • Susan Macpherson
  • John Malcom
  • A. J. Maneely
  • Mike Manley-Casimir
  • John Manning
  • Dorothea Manson
  • R. J. Marozoff
  • Renate Marquardt*
  • Donald Marshall
  • Rick Marshall
  • R. Martel
  • Dave Mason
  • David Blair Mason
  • J. Masson
  • Blondina Matheson
  • James Maynard
  • Margaret McBurney
  • John McCallum
  • Gladys McCarth
  • Dann McClure
  • Peter McColl*
  • Meaghan McConnell
  • Heather B. McCrae
  • Frank McDonagh
  • Isabell McDorman
  • Allan R. McDowell
  • Rob McDowell
  • Margaret McGovern
  • Karen McKenzie
  • Judith McKibbon*
  • Matthew McKinnon
  • Dorothy McLaughlin
  • Chloe & Peter McLellan
  • Polly McLeod-Evans
  • Deborah McNevin
  • D. McPherson
  • M. A. McRae
  • Brian Meighan
  • J. Meikle & A. Turner
  • T. Mentek
  • Peter Merchant
  • Mary-Lee Merz
  • A. Meyer
  • Susan Meyer
  • Janina Milisiewicz
  • Elizabeth Miller
  • G. Miller
  • Gary A. Miller
  • Shirley Miller
  • Peter Milliken
  • Edith & John Mills
  • Mistura Restaurant†
  • F. Mitchell
  • Nancy Moffat
  • Philip Moir
  • Craig Montford*
  • Renée Montpellier
  • Andrew Moore
  • Kate Moran
  • Pierre Moreau*
  • William Morley
  • Phyllis Moss
  • William Mugford
  • Peter Murphy
  • Elaine Murray
  • Susan Muston
  • M. L. Myers
  • David Myhre
  • Peter Naus
  • Ann Neill
  • W. M. Neilson
  • Alice Nellestijn
  • Gordon Nelson
  • V. Neufeldt
  • Caroline Neville
  • Bill & Lindy Newman
  • Barbara Nielsen
  • Homer Noble
  • Michael Norgrove*
  • Patricia North
  • Carole O’Beirne
  • J. Ogletree
  • Oliver and Bonacini†
  • Garfield Olson
  • Seamus O’Regan*
  • Gillian O’Reilly
  • Louisa & James O’Reilly
  • Robyn Osgood
  • Nancy Ossenberg
  • Ausma Ozolins
  • Patricia Palulis
  • Terri Pamenter
  • Blanche Parkhill
  • Martha Mary Parrott
  • Carol Paschal
  • Lorna Pauls
  • Finlay Payne
  • Roger Payne*
  • Judith Peacocke
  • Anne Pelletier
  • Maria Peluso
  • E. Pengelly
  • Susan Peterson
  • Ian Petrie
  • John Pettigrew
  • David Phillips
  • C. Pickett
  • R. Piper
  • Lola Plejic
  • Bella Pomer
  • Marlene Poole
  • William G. & Lucille E. Poole
  • James Powell
  • Terry Pratt
  • John Price*
  • E. Pritchard
  • Margaret Procter
  • Bob Publicover
  • Publishers Group Canada†
  • Ilze Purmalis
  • Jorge G. Puyssegur
  • Christina Quelch
  • Robin Raimondo
  • Kathleen M. Ramsay
  • Janna Ramsay Best
  • Ian Randall
  • Rosemarie Randall
  • Dorothy Randell
  • Larry Rawlinson
  • Jill Reeve
  • A. Reid
  • F. Donald Reid
  • Eyal Reingold
  • Denis Reist
  • Stephen Reizes
  • Alfred Reynolds
  • Mary Ann Rice
  • I. Richardson
  • Kenneth Richmond Ferguson
  • Frank Riedl
  • Diana Rivington
  • Leslie Roberts
  • Janet Robertson
  • P. J. Robertson
  • Richard Robertson
  • Susan Robertson
  • Edwin Robinson
  • Fraser Robinson
  • Susan Roe*
  • Greg Roger
  • Shelagh Rogers*
  • Arne Roosman
  • Donald Rosser
  • Kenneth Roy
  • Donna Runnalls
  • Tom Russell
  • Winona Russell
  • Lena Sahlman
  • Hazel Sangster
  • Pete Sarsfield
  • William Schepanovich
  • Martha & John Schiel
  • Robert Schuenemann
  • Jean-Louis Schwartz
  • B. Scott
  • Gordon Scott
  • J. Scott
  • Gavin Sealey
  • L. M. Seed
  • Margaret Sellers
  • Robin Setter
  • W. Settle
  • David Severson
  • W. T. Duncan Shaddick*
  • M. Shatilla
  • Bob Shea
  • Bill Shead
  • Caroline Sheehan
  • Coralie Sheehan
  • Lola Sheppard
  • Sarah Shipley
  • Donna Shire
  • Don Short
  • Jacqui Shumiatcher
  • Ingeborg Siber
  • Alicja Sieciechowicz
  • Anna Simmonds
  • David Sinclair
  • Geoffrey Singer
  • Keith Sjogren
  • Leah Skretkowicz
  • Titia Smit
  • Bryar Smith
  • David Smith
  • Lynn Smith
  • Arn Snyder
  • James A. Soame
  • Dusty Solomon
  • John Sousa
  • Joan C. Speed
  • Wilma Spence
  • Elaine Spencer
  • Ellen Spencer
  • Steven Spencer
  • S. Standen
  • Susan Stebbins Ward
  • Gary Stone
  • Stephanie Stone
  • Clifford St. Onge*
  • Iris Stout
  • Stratford Festival†
  • Earle Straus
  • John Strawbridge
  • J. Stuart-Vanderburg
  • Sharon Swanson
  • A. Taylor
  • H. Margaret Taylor
  • Nicholas Taylor
  • Deborah Thomas
  • Helen Thomas
  • John Thompson
  • Marilyn Thornton
  • Ed Thrasher
  • Phillip Tingley
  • Maryan Tisdale
  • Carol Todd-Skuce
  • Don Toews
  • Toronto International Film Festival†
  • Margaret Torrance
  • Liz Tory
  • Nicholas Townley
  • Patrick Trant
  • Lee Treilhard
  • Tim Trousdell
  • Judy Tuck
  • Sonia Tunstead
  • Keith Turnbull
  • Megan Turnbull
  • Ann Unger
  • Eugene Valeriote
  • Nick Vanderkamp
  • Eleanor van der Sman
  • R. van Heeswijk
  • Jean van Loon
  • Elizabeth van Seters
  • G. Vanstone
  • Charles van Wagner
  • Catherine Vaydik
  • Catherine Veale
  • Hiltje Visser
  • Jean Volkman
  • Bette Wachowich
  • Dean Walker
  • David Walton
  • Greg Ward
  • K. Ward
  • Peter Ward
  • James Waters
  • J. Watkinson
  • Patricia Waymark
  • Peter Webb
  • Melvin Webber*
  • Edith Wedman
  • E. Weiss
  • Grace A. Wescott
  • Nina Whalen
  • John Paul Wheeler
  • K. Wheeler
  • Gretchen Whetham
  • Anna Whitley
  • James Whitridge
  • Carol Wilkins
  • Brigid Wilkinson
  • Mindy Willett
  • Glynis Williams
  • Paul Williamson
  • Anthony Wilson
  • Barbara Wilson
  • James Wilson
  • Hugh Winsor
  • Rolf Witt
  • Steven Wong
  • Carolyn Wood
  • George Wood
  • Marjorie Wood
  • Margaret Woodley
  • Teri Worthington
  • David Young
  • Andrew Zdanowicz
  • Janelle Zettel
  • Kathrin Zichichi
  • Matt Zimbel & Lyne Tremblay
  • Shelly Zorzit
  • Ellen Zweibel

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