Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Honorary Doctor of Letters – May 2012

Peter’s acceptance speech…
I would like to thank President Burnett and Chancellor Kerr and those who are responsible for granting me this singular honour which, if you know my passion for the arts, you would know that it is very meaningful to me. It was also a pleasure for me to receive the news from Chancellor Kerr as he and his brother have been good friends of mine for almost sixty years. Our mutual friend, Sam Feldman, once described the difference between these two brothers when he said, “Jake’s cravat cost more than Tim’s entire wardrobe.”

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