The evening will start with an exclusive, on-stage conversation between David Frum and Former Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, who will discuss the implications of the 2016 US election on Canada.
You’ll then move onto cocktails, where guests will rub shoulders with some of Canada’s best writers and thinkers, a decadent dinner, and the unveiling of the LRC 25—our list of the 25 most influential Canadian books published since 1991, the year the LRC was founded.
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The Honourable Gary Doer, former Canadian Ambassador to the United States.
David Frum is senior editor at The Atlantic, Chairman of the Policy Exchange and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush.
Heather Hiscox is in her 11th season as morning host at CBC News Network.
Before she moved into the morning studio, Hiscox was out in the field. She was based in Toronto for three years as a reporter for CBC News: The National and also travelled abroad, covering international stories for the program. She has worked extensively out of CBC’s bureaus in Washington and London, England and has been part of CBC’s coverage team at six consecutive Olympic Games, in Athens, Turin, Beijing, Vancouver, London and Sochi, as well as the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.
She is a Canadian Screen Award nominee as Best National News Anchor, and is a three time Gemini nominee as Best Host and Best News Anchor. In October, 2011, she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario.