James W. Treliving, C.M.

James W. TrelivingVancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario

James Treliving has left an indelible mark on Canadian business. The former RCMP officer-turned-owner and chair of Treliving Management is renowned for his leadership and for his instrumental role in developing Boston Pizza International into a prosperous company. A member of CBC’s “Dragons’ Den,” he has mentored, financed and inspired countless young entrepreneurs for over a decade. An esteemed philanthropist, he is the founder of the Boston Pizza Foundation, and is actively involved in a number of organizations, notably the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation.