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In Good Company: Air Canada at the Maple Leaf Ball 2018

Our columnist shines the spotlight on a Canadian-studded affair in New York.

At this year’s Maple Leaf Ball, the Canadian Association of New York (CANY) honoured Gordon Lightfoot with the Arts & Letters Award and Air Canada President and CEO Calin Rovinescu with the Maple Leaf Award of Distinction. Funds raised support the CANY Foundation’s charities, like Ice Hockey in Harlem and Canada’s National Ballet School.

Maple Leaf Ball: Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Irene Sankoff and David Hein, creators of Come from Away.

Maple Leaf Ball: George Stroumboulopoulos, Hannah Georgas, Calin Rovinescu and Gordon Lightfoot

Event emcee George Stroumboulopoulos, singer Hannah Georgas, Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada President and CEO, and Gordon Lightfoot.

Maple Leaf Ball: Michael Green and Gabriela Araujo

Michael Green, CEO and Managing Director, Tenex Capital Management, and Gabriela Araujo.

Maple Leaf Ball: Jennifer Hempel

Jennifer Hempel.

Maple Leaf Ball: Shawn Beber, Dean Keyworth, Calin Rovinescu, Benoît Lauzé and Reena Bhatt

Shawn Beber, Managing Director & Head of U.S. Capital Markets, CIBC, CANY President Dean Keyworth, Calin Rovinescu, BenoÎt Lauzé, Managing Director & Head of Equity Capital Markets, CIBC, and Reena Bhatt, CANY Vice-President and Maple Leaf Ball chair.

Maple Leaf Ball: dining room

Maple Leaf Ball.

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