Past Recipients of the Couchiching Award for Public Policy Leadership include the following Canadians:
- 2014: Phil Fontaine, Founder and President of Ishkonigan Inc. and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
- 2013: Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada
- 2012: David A. Dodge, OC, FRSC
- 2011: The Honourable Stéphane Dion, P.C. , MP
- 2010: Sylvia Ostry, Ph.D.
- 2009: The Honourable Lincoln Alexander, P.C., Q.C.
- 2008: J. Fraser Mustard, C.C., O.Ont, F.R.S.C.
- 2007: The Honourable Preston Manning, C.C.
- 2006: Elizabeth May, C.C.
- 2005: Dr. Henry Morgentaler, C.M.
- 2004: Jane Jacobs, O.C., O.Ont.
- 2003: Inaugural Recipient: The Honourable Michael H. Wilson, P.C., C.C.
2016 Summer Conference
The Canada Project
Identity, Citizenship, and Nationhood in a Changing World
August 5-7, 2016
The YMCA Geneva Park Conference Centre, Orillia, ON