Find out how this U of T Cinema Studies grad became a film critic for CBC Radio and an advocate for the representation of Indigenous people.
Telecommunications is a big industry, run by major players. Anthony Lacavera started Globalive and made room for one more.
Blake C. Goldring
“The University of Toronto has played an important role in the lives of the Goldring family for four generations,” says Blake Goldring.
If lawyer Brian Greenspan had a motto it might well be: Passion is the genesis of genius.
Dominic Lam is an award-winning artist and renowned crusader for the visually impaired, as Chairman of the World Eye Organization.
When humanitarian Heather Johnston says she loves U of T you know it is heartfelt – her family has been attending for five generations.
Principles Helena Monteiro applied at U of T - thinking, learning and leading - have made her a major player in international philanthropy.
James Orbinski - physician, scientist and author - is a veteran of many of the world’s complex humanitarian emergencies.
When Judy Goldring was named one of the Most Powerful Women for 2012, the citation highlighted her volunteer activities at U of T.
Leslie Dan came to Canada in 1947 with $10 in his pocket. He went on to establish one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.
Linda Schuyler personifies the “if no one else is doing it, I’ll roll up my sleeves and do it myself” approach to getting things done.
Wilson became U of T’s 33rd Chancellor on July 1, 2012, succeeding David Peterson. He had also served as Chancellor of Trinity College from 2003 until 2006. Michael Wilson is a respected public servant and businessman, but he may be most admired for shining a light on mental illness.
On the world stage, Dr. Norman Bethune is one of Canada’s most famous, best known for his medical work in China in the 1930s.
When Paul Martin addressed the class of 2011 at Convocation, he joked about the time he lost his case at moot court in law school.
If more people were to listen when Dr. Samantha Nutt speaks, the world would be a safer place. Fewer children would suffer.
In 2007, Shawn Ahmed went to Bangladesh with a laptop, a camera and a passionate yet indeterminate plan to help alleviate global poverty.