Breakfast to Remember returns to Victoria for fifth annual event in 2018

 Event details

• Thursday, February 22, 2018
• 7 – 9 a.m.
• Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria

Tables of eight and individual tickets are now on sale.


Keynote speaker: Jack Knox, award-winning columnist for the Times Colonist

Jack Knox is columnist with the Victoria Times Colonist. Since joining the Times Colonist in 1988, Jack has worked as a copy editor, city editor, editorial writer and editorial page editor. Prior to that, he was an editor and reporter at newspapers in Campbell River, Regina and Kamloops. As a journalist he has debated policy with the prime minister, sat down with a succession of premiers and interviewed a murderer in his cell. He liked the murderer. Career highlights include being blasted with blowhole spray by Luna the whale (it tasted like fish) and getting a phone call from Barack Obama four days before he (Obama, not Jack) was elected president.

He is the author of the bestseller Hard Knox: Musings from the Edge of Canada, published in 2016, and Opportunity Knox, published in the fall of 2017.

Guest speaker: Bob Lenarduzzi, President of Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Bob Lenarduzzi has been with Vancouver Whitecaps FC for more than three decades, as a player, coach, general manager, director of operations and president. Playing with the ‘Caps (1974-84), Bob was the North American Soccer League's all-time leader in games played, with 312 and the only Canadian to win North American Player of Year. In 1979 he was a key member of the Whitecaps NASL Soccer Bowl championship-winning team.

Bob has represented Canada 47 times as a player, helping the team qualify for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico. International media voted Bob Lenarduzzi among CONCACAF’s top 30 players of the century and as a player/coach, he won four straight Canadian Soccer League championships, was twice named CSL coach of the year and went on to coach Canada's men’s national team.

For more information on sponsorships, table or individual ticket sales, please contact:

Katie Syroid
Special Events Officer
Phone: 604-742-4920


Last Updated: 01/16/2018