Lieutenant Governor's Visionaries Prize Event

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 18:30
Fort William Historical Park


Join our live audience, meet tomorrow’s visionaries, hear their thoughts on improving Ontario, and CAST YOUR VOTE for the most innovative pitch on RECONCILIATION!

Don't miss our final Lieutenant Governor's Visionaries Prize event in THUNDER BAY on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 2017 @ FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK—MCGILLIVRAY'S LANDING. DOORS OPEN @ 6:30PM / SHOW @ 7PM / RECEPTION 8:15PM


The Walrus Foundation, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, and the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario present THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR’S VISIONARIES PRIZE. Innovative thinkers across Ontario will present their solutions to the challenges facing Ontarians and Canadians over the next fifty years, from environmental pressures to the future of governance in the twenty-first century.

The Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize challenged Ontarians aged eighteen and over to present their ideas in a short essay and/or video. Following the close of submissions in March 2017, thirty-six finalists were identified in six categories. All thirty-six finalists will publicly defend their policy solutions before a live audience during moderated sessions held across Ontario in fall 2017. The six winners will formally receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize in October 2017.

RECONCILIATION: Thunder Bay, September 13, 2017

GOVERNANCE: Kingston, September 19, 2017

INCLUSIVE PROSPERITY: Windsor, September 21, 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP: Waterloo, September 26, 2017

SOCIAL COHESION: Brampton, September 28, 2017


Complete information about the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize is available at The Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize is managed by the Walrus Foundation in partnership with the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. It is supported by the Ontario Government through its Ontario150 program as part of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations.

If you wish to register for this event please visit the event webpage