Honouring the life, work and legacy of June Callwood. The annual June Callwood Lecture honours the life, work and legacy of journalist, author and social activist June Callwood (1924-2007). It provides a platform for the exploration and discussion of contemporary social justice issues.
You can support the annual June Callwood Lecture with a gift to the June Callwood Endowment Fund through the Toronto Public Library Foundation.
2015: David Suzuki
David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist, environmentalist and broadcaster, on "Letters to My Grandchildren: Reflections from an Elder".
2014: Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians on "Is Water a Human Right or a Tradable Commodity?"
2013: Mark Tewksbury
Mark Tewksbury, athlete and humanitarian, on "Straight Talk from a Gay Jock: Stories from a Reluctant Activist in Sport".
2012: Stephen Lewis
Stephen Lewis, former politician and diplomat, on "The Power of Advocacy: Fighting for Social Justice".