The Eighth Annual Douglas C. Frith Fundraising Dinner took place at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa on October 24, 2012. Commissioner of the Canadian Football League and recently named one of the most influential people in Canadian sport, Mark Cohon spoke about the upcoming 100th Grey Cup and its place in Canadian history to an audience of 300 senior representatives of Canada's business community, serving Senators and Members of the House of Commons, former Parliamentarians, senior public servants and youth representatives.
Welcoming Remarks Mr. Léo Duguay
President, Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians
Introduction of Guest Speaker
The Honourable Andrew Scheer, M.P.
Speaker of the House of Commons
Mr. Mark Cohon
"Celebrating 100 Grey Cups"
Thank You to Guest Speaker
Mr. Russell Williams, President, Rx&D, Presenting Sponsor
Mr. Léo Duguay
Conclusion of Dinner
Left, the Grey Cup. Centre, Mark Cohon, CFL Commissioner. Right, CAFP President Léo Duguay.
Left, the dinner took place at the Château Laurier. Right, Russell Williams, President of Presenting Sponsor Rx & D; Mark Cohon; Francis LeBlanc, President of the CAFP Educational Foundation; and Léo Duguay.
Patrons and Sponsors
The Educational Foundation of the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians would like to thank our 2012 Presenting Sponsor for their generous contribution.
We would also like to thank our 2012 Dinner Patrons for their generous contributions.
And our thanks to our 2012 Dinner Sponsors:
Association of Consulting Engineers Companies of Canada
BMO Financial Group
Brewers Association of Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada
Canadian Football League
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Council for Biotechnology Information
Export Development Corporation
Genworth Financial Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada
Investment Industry Association of Canada
Power Corporation of Canada
Pratt & Whitney Canada
RBC Financial Group
Rx & D
The Mining Association of Canada
VIA Rail Canada Inc.