This new dream stems from the knowledge that the right to water is key to the survival of individuals and communities all over the world and from the values which have been at the heart of since its inception: the belief that life gives back what you have given and even the smallest gesture will make a difference.
The Cirque du Soleil stamp was featured on this pane of four stamps (SC #1819), which also included the Calgary Stampede (SC #1819a); Hockey Night in Canada (SC #1819c); and La Soiree du Hockey (SC #1819d).
In 1999, as part of its Millennium Collection, Canada Post issued a 46-cent stamp (Scott #1819b) commemorating Cirque du Soleil.
In 2004, he received the Order of Canada, the highest distinction in the country, from the Governor General of Canada.
The same year, he was recognized by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Guy Laliberté now heads an organization with activities on five continents.