Maher Arar, our CEO, is available for speaking engagements (send email to speaking@causesquare.com). He has spoken extensively on various human rights and fundraising issues. His activism has earned him many prestigious awards including:

  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
  • Time 100, Time Magazine 100 most influential people in the world, 2007
  • Honorary Doctorate of Letters, Nippising University, 2007
  • BCCLA’s Reg Robson civil liberties award, 2007
  • Nation Builder, Globe and Mail, 2006
  • News Maker of the Year, Time Magazine, 2004
  • Letelier Moffitt Human Rights Award, Institute for Policy Studies, 2004

The following is a sample video footage of Maher’s TedTalk-style speech at the Payments Panorama conference in Calgary (June, 2016):