The Canadian Civil Liberties Association Annual Gala honours individuals who courageously contribute to the advancement of human rights, human dignity, fundamental freedoms and democracy in Canada and worldwide. Listed below are some of the extraordinary honourees of recent years.


 

2014

Robert LePage

Hossman Bahgat

Cindy Blackstock

Tina Keeper

Lois Wilson

Michael Wilson

Adrienne Arsenault

Colin Freeze

Andre Picard

Louise Arbour

Cherie Blair

Nathalie Des Rosier

Dennis O’Connor

Michael H. Posner

Anthony Romero

 

2013

Cameron Bailey

David Cronenberg

Nelly Furtado

Sarah Harmer

Nahlah Ayed

Adrienne Clarkson

Andrew Coyne

Michele Landsberg

Danielle McLaughlin

Haroon Siddiqui

Michèle Taïna Audette

Ian Binnie

Paul Cavalluzzo

Colin K. Irving

Barbara Jackman

Chris Taylor

Alan Broadbent

Monique F. Leroux

2012

George Elliott Clarke

Lawrence Hill

Mozhdah Jamalzadah

Norman Jewison

Kim Thúy

M G Vassanji

Irving Abella

Wade Davis

Michelle Shephard

Jim Stanford

Anna Maria Tremonti

Lloyd Axworthy

Phil Fontaine

Ruth Goldbloom

Elise Groulx

James Orbinski

Kim Pate

2011

Deepha Mehta

Niv Fichman

Sarah Polley

Rohinton Mistry

Nina Arsenault

Joseph Boyden

Janice Stein

Steve Paikin

Marie Clarke Walker

Alan Borovoy

Joannie Rochette

Earl Cherniak

Roberta Jamieson

Marlys Edwardh

Lorne Waldman

Alex Neve

Salah Bachir

Tim Reid

Purdy Crawford

Read our honourees in
Act for Freedom 2014 
(PDF 6.8M)

Read our honourees in
Act for Freedom 2013
(PDF 3M)

Read our honourees in
Act for Freedom 2012
(PDF 5.1M)

Read our honourees in
Act for Freedom 2011
(PDF 7.1M)