The T. Patrick Boyle Founder’s Award is given by the Fraser Institute to a distinguished individual who has achieved lasting and recognized accomplishments in the promotion of freedom and free markets, entrepreneurship, and philanthropic support for private sector, non-profit enterprises.
In recent years, the Institute has made a point of annually honouring Canadian entrepreneurs in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.
The award is named after T. Patrick Boyle, who helped found the Fraser Institute in 1974.
Keith and Ryan Beedie - Vancouver, September 22
Jack Cockwell – Toronto, October 15
Fred and Ron Mannix – Calgary, October 29
Emanuele "Lino" Saputo and Lino Saputo, Jr. – Montreal, Date to be confirmed
2014 - Chip Wilson, Vancouver
2014 - Clive Beddoe, Calgary
2014 - Alain Bouchard, Montreal
2014 - Peter E. Gilgan, Toronto
2013 - Eric Sprott, Toronto
2013 - Brandt C. Louie, Vancouver
2013 - Nancy Southern, Calgary
2012 - Ned Goodman, Toronto
2012 - Jonathan Wener, Montreal
2012 - George Melville, Vancouver
2012 - Jim Treliving, Vancouver
2012 - Clay Riddell, Calgary
2011 - Darren Entwistle, Vancouver2011 - Hal Kvisle, Calgary2011 - Frank Stronach, Toronto2010 - Norman Keevil, Vancouver2010 - Allan Markin, Calgary2010 - Peter Munk, Toronto2009 - Peter Brown, Vancouver2009 - Anthony Fell, Toronto2009 - Harley Hotchkiss, Calgary2007 - Brian Mulroney2007 - Anson Chan2005 - Gwyn Morgan2004 - Václav Klaus2004 - Dr. Fan Gang2003 - Milton and Rose Friedman2002 - Ralph Klein2001 - Conrad Black
Note: Margaret Thatcher was presented with a special Fraser Institute lifetime membership and honourary T Patrick Boyle Award in 1993.