Last Friday Governor General David Johnston addressed The Empire Club in Toronto on the topic
Towards 2017: What Are We Giving to Canada?
"As we look toward Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017, I ask you to take advantage of this momentous occasion and come up with smart ways to give. Remember, that means being innovative, and measuring impact. Find three of your own special giving moments that will help make ours a better nation for our time and for generations to come."You can read the text of his speech and watch at http://livestream.com/vvc/events/4135475/videos/90731709
Canadians family historians and their organizations will surely want to be a part.