Top 100 Awards Gala 2019
The Awards Gala is the most exciting part of the Top 100 celebration. At the Gala, we will celebrate 2019 Top 100 Award Winners, highlighting their accomplishments in the company of over 1,300 guests. The event is preceded by a brief cocktail reception and then we invite all guests to join us in the Ballroom. We will also enjoy an inspiring keynote complemented by a musical performance, dinner and networking.
emcee - Marci Ien
We are honoured to have Marci Ien, 2018 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner, host our 2019 Awards Gala.
Marci is the newest Co-host of CTV's The Social, joining the daily show in 2017, following a successful tenure as guest Co-Host. Prior to joining THE SOCIAL, Marci was the News Anchor and Co-Host on CTV’s CANADA AM for more than 13 years and received a 2016 Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/ Competition, or Talk Program or Series. Marci's charity work has seen her travel the globe, and her commitment to the advocacy, education and betterment of children and women is longstanding.
Co-Host, The Social
Keynote - Roberta Jamieson
Roberta Jamieson, a role model and advocate for young Indigenous women across Canada. As President & CEO of Indspire, Roberta is having a positive impact on the lives of First Nations, Inuit and Métis women by helping them make their education dreams a reality.
In this extraordinary keynote, Roberta will share stories about her fascinating career and why it is imperative to invest in the education of young Indigenous women, not just for the long-term benefit of these individuals, but their families and communities, and Canada.
Roberta L. Jamieson
O.C., I.P.C., LL.B., LL.D. (Hon)
President & CEO, Indspire
Executive Producer, Indspire Awards
Musical Performance - Susan Aglukark
Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique and most honored artists. An Inuk from Arviat, Nunavut, Susan has been walking in a tension between two worlds, a defining note in her remarkable career.
She was a rare and exotic presence in the mainstream music world—an Inuk woman, a modern woman, a strong woman with something important to say, Susan embodies pure, graceful honesty and strength both in her personal and professional life.
In addition to her 3 Junos and an Order of Canada Susan's most recent recognition is the Governor Generals lifetime artistic achievements award.
Susan Aglukark O.C.
Founder and Executive Director,
Arctic Rose Foundation