About Us

Our Purpose

The Never Forgotten National Memorial Foundation is proud to be building Canada’s very first memorial in a national park so that we may all Honour Canadian War Dead – Wherever They May Lie

The time is now to give back to Our Fallen for all of the sacrifices they made that continue to keep Canada a very prosperous, secure and peaceful nation. This memorial also affords us the wonderful opportunity and unique privilege of being a part of the single largest 150th anniversary commemoration project, which is currently being planned for July 1st, 2017.


Leadership & Staff

Honourary Vice Chair

Lieutenant General Sir Alistair Irwin, K.C.B., C.B.E.

President Royal British Legion Scotland

Chairman of the Black Watch Museum Trust

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Ambassadors / Ambassadeur

Major-General (Ret’d) Lewis W. MacKenzie, C.M. O.Ont., M.S.C. and Bar, C.D.

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Colonel (Ret’d) Alain Pellerin, O.M.M., C.D.

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Honourary Patrons

Professor David J. Bercuson, O.C., F.R.S.C.

Director, Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, University of Calgary

Director, International Policy Program, University of Calgary School of Public Policy

Ms. Valerie Brennan

Vice President, Amherst Group

Mr. Robert Burchell

International Auditor/Teller

United Mine Workers of America

Mr. Brian Burke

President of Hockey Operations, Calgary Flames

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Mr. Douglas Cardinal, O.C., Ph.D. (h.c.), B.Arch,

O.A.A., A.A.A., S.A.A., A.I.B.C., A.I.A., NCARB, R.C.A.A.,

F.R.A.I.C., F.R.I.A.S., F.R.S.C.


President, Douglas Cardinal Architect Inc.

The Honourable Jean Charest, P.C.

Former Premier of Québec,

Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

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Mr. Mel Cooper, C.M., O.B.C.

Chair, Telus Victoria Community Board

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Mr. Abraham d'Ancona

President & CEO, Regency Plastics Ltd.

Mr. Thomas d'Aquino

Chairman, Thomas d’Aquino Capital and

Chairman and Chief Executive, Intercounsel Ltd.

The Honourable Mark Eyking, P.C., M.P.

Sydney-Victoria (Nova Scotia)

Doctor J.L. Granatstein, O.C., F.R.S.C.

Advisory Council Member

Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute

Ms. Michele Guy

First Female President, Toronto Rotary Club

Lawyer & Partner, Coutts Crane Barristers & Solicitors

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Ms. Grete Hale

Director, Beechwood Cemetery and Funeral Services

President Emeritus, Beechwood Foundation

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Major (Ret'd) Bradley N. Hall, C.D.

Former Secretary-General

Canadian Agency, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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The Honourable Laurie Hawn, P.C., C.D.

Patron

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Brigadier-General (Ret'd) John C. Hayter, C.D.

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Mr. David Jean

Artist, AngelSpeak Publications Inc.

Dr. Donald M. Julien, C.M., O.N.S., DCL, DHumL

Executive Director, The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq

Mr. Ron Kilius

President, Superior Medical (Canada) Limited

The Honourable Rodney MacDonald, E.C.N.S.

CEO

RMD Development Incorporated

The Honourable Michael L. MacDonald

Senator - Nova Scotia (Cape Breton)

Government of Canada

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C.

Patron

The Honourable Russell MacLellan, Q.C., B.A., LLB

24th Premier of Nova Scotia

General (Ret'd) Paul D. Manson, O.C., C.M.M., C.D., B.Sc., D.Mil.Sc.

Patron, Nato Veterans Organization of Canada

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The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain, C.C., O.N.B.

Founder, Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation

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The Honourable Frank McKenna, P.C., O.C., O.N.B, Q.C.

Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group

Mr. Neil McKinnon

Past Dominion President, Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans

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The Honourable Roy R. McMurtry, O.C., O.Ont., Q.C., LSM

Senior Counsel

Hull & Hull LLP

Mrs. Mila Mulroney

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Mr. Rex Murphy

Freelance Journalist

Vice-Admiral (Ret'd) Larry Murray, C.M.M., C.D

Grand President, The Royal Canadian Legion

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Mr. Stéphane Ouellette

President & CEO, Merchant Navy Commemorative Theme Project

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Dr. Leo Rosenberg, D.C., F.I.C.C.

Rosenberg Chiropractic Clinic

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Mr. Donald G. Sartore

President & CEO, JetNet Corporation (USA)

Mr. James Schandle

President & COO, BJK Flexible Packaging (USA)

The Honourable Hugh D. Segal, C.M.

Master of Massey College

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Mr. Peter Stoffer

Patron

Ms. Mary Tulle

CEO, Destination Cape Breton

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The Right Honourable John N. Turner, P.C., C.O., Q.C.

17th Prime Minister of Canada

Mr. Ian Tyson

Four Strong Winds Ltd.

Mr. Peter Umoh

Elder of the Akwacross Community Association of Canada

Major (Ret'd) Gerald S. Wharton, M.V.O., C.D.

Honourary Dominion President

Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans

Volunteer Directors and Executive Advisors

Christopher Brown

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Dan Donovan

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

The Honourable Laurie Hawn

Director – Communications

Media, Public Relations, and Stakeholder Engagement

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Ferry de Kerckhove

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Major-General (Ret'd) Lewis MacKenzie, CM, OOnt, MSC and Bar, CD

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

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David Mosher

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Colonel (Ret'd) Alain Pellerin, OMM,CD

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

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Will Stewart

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Steven Strauss

Executive Advisor – National Capital Campaign

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Board of Directors

Tony Patrick Trigiani

President & CEO/Volunteer

Bob Davey

Director/Volunteer

Nat Weinberg

Director/Volunteer

Bernie Wolfe

Director/Volunteer

Ron Kilius

Treasurer/Volunteer

Foundation Partners and Contributors

KEY PROJECT CONTRIBUTORS and PARTNERS Key contributors, partners and stakeholders include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Until We Meet Again... A Caring Network™
  • Never Forgotten National Memorial Foundation
  • Rayment & Collins
  • Stantec Inc.
  • Weinberg & Gaspirc
  • KPMG LLP
  • Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Blumberg Segal LLP
  • PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • Hawk Communications Inc.
  • Modern Media Inc.
  • Aeon Virtual Inc.
  • Ward Development Communications

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