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October 3rd, 2017

Fraser Institute's Annual Founders' Award Dinner





On Thursday, October 12th, the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary is hosting the Fraser Institute’s annual Founders’ Award tribute dinner. This award is the institute’s highest honour, and is presented to Canadian leaders in recognition of their exceptional entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements.


This year Viewpoint is proud to announce that our founder, Mac Van Wielingen, is this year’s recipient!


Mr. Van Wielingen is a strong advocate for advancing business leadership and corporate governance, whose unconventional corporate idealism has been developed through extensive experience in building businesses, and by his knowledge through being a self-described “student of business”. This lifelong passion for learning and sharing keeps him actively involved in speaking engagements, writing pursuits, and community events, with the goal of advancing the dialogue around ethical leadership, and catalyzing positive change among directors and business leaders.


The Fraser Institute is Canada’s top-ranked think tank that studies how government policies, such as those surrounding taxation, health care, education and the environment, impact Canadians.