June Callwood received the order of Canada for her distinguished career as a journalist, broadcaster and social activist. Her career was marked by compassion and a strong sense of social justice. In addition to a busy writing career, June founded or co-founded over fifty social action organizations. The Festival was privileged to welcome June as a speaker and host in 2005 and 2006. In 2008, The Festival launched with a tribute to June.
Years Participated: 2005, 2006