What We Give: In Conversation with Terry Salman

What makes a soldier? What makes a business mind? What makes a philanthropist? In this rich memoir, What We Give: From Marine to Philanthropist, Canadian icon of mining finance and public service Terry Salman reflects on his remarkable life, offering inspiration and mentorship for others seeking to build their own legacies.

Join us at Whistler Public Library for a conversation with Terry Salman. His dialogue with Library Program Coordinator Jeanette Bruce will be followed by a Q&A with the audience and readings from the book!

What We Give will be available to purchase at the event, courtesy of Armchair Books.

Registration is encouraged – email to sign up for this event!

This event is presented in partnership with Page Two and Raincoast Books.

About the author:

Terry Salman, CM, is one of Canada’s most dedicated philanthropists. Born in Montreal, he served as a sergeant with the US Marines during the Vietnam War before becoming a legend in mining finance. Terry worked with Nesbitt Thomson before leaving to form financial advisory firm Salman Partners, where he served as president, CEO, and co-director of research. Today, he is president and CEO of Salman Capital, Chair Emeritus of the Vancouver Public Library Foundation, and Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Singapore. Terry holds a BA from Chaminade University, an MBA from the University of Hartford, and an honorary doctorate from the B.C. Institute of Technology. He received the Order of Canada in 2020 and the Public Service Star from the Office of the President of Singapore in 2021. The father of two grown daughters, Terry lives in West Vancouver with his wife, Chris.

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Mar 09 2023


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Fireplace Lounge
Whistler Public Library, Main Street, Whistler, BC, Canada
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