Our Council of Advisors

The National Trust for Canada benefits from the advice of a panel of distinguished Canadians who serve on its Council of Advisors.

Douglas Cardinal Internationally renowned Canadian architect
The Honourable Pat Carney, P.C. Former Senator, Cabinet Minister, and Member of Parliament, and champion of the Act to Protect Heritage Lighthouses (Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act)
John K.F. Irving Irving Group of Companies, President of Commercial Properties Limited, and a leader in sensitive rehabilitation of historic buildings
Frederic L.R. Jackman Chairman of the Jackman Foundation, President of the Psychology Foundation of Canada, President of Invicta Investment Incorporated, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Windsor, and Past Chair of the Atlantic Council of Canada
Glen MacDonald Chair of the Department of Geography at UCLA, and University of California Presidential Chair and Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Alexander Reford Director, Les Jardins de Métis (Reford Gardens), historian, author, and past Dean of College at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.
Professor Thomas H.B. Symons Eminent educator and cultural statesman, Founding President of Trent University, and a pioneer in Canadian and Aboriginal studies. Winner of the National Trust’s 2016 Gabrielle Léger Medal for Lifetime Achievement

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