Congratulations to Trinity Chancellor The Hon. Bill Graham

Posted Mar 13, 2017 1:01 pm

The United Nations Association in Canada announces its 2017 Global Citizen Laureate

Trinity alumnus and Chancellor The Hon. William C. Graham is this year's honouree.  

Trinity Chancellor Bill Graham

The United Nations Association in Canada citation: "As a prominent Canadian, Mr. Graham has demonstrated a strong dedication to the global community and to security, while having created a successful reputation in the fields of law, politics and academia – both in Canada and internationally. The Global Citizens Dinner will pay special tribute to his uniquely Canadian model of success within the global community. His generous philanthropic commitment to society and his leadership all contribute to building a better world. This is the measure of our Global Citizens Award. Bill Graham has previously been recognized for his contributions, commitments and achievements. This is reflected through his many prestigious titles including as a Member of the Order of Canada, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, and Honorary Colonel of the Governor General’s Horse Guards. Please, join us at the Global Citizens Dinner for an unforgettable evening in celebrating the Hon. Bill Graham, along with other global citizens, business and community leaders, global civil society, friends, partners and colleagues."

Since 2007, The Hon. Bill Graham (Trinity alum Class of 1961) has served as Trinity's Chancellor, the College's highest-ranking volunteer officer. 

The Hon. Bill Graham will receive his honour at the 2017 Global Citizens Dinner on May 11, 2017 in Toronto.

View a few photos from the Global Citizens Dinner