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Alberta Venture is the online community and resource for Alberta business run by Janalta Interactive Inc. Formerly a monthly magazine, Alberta Venture has since shifted to publishing online content about Alberta business and business leaders. We are committed to providing stories and insights from Alberta’s business community as well helpful information about current business trends. Alberta venture also aims to provide an online community for business in Alberta.

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Alberta’s 25 Most Innovative Organizations in 2014 Alberta’s 25 Most Innovative Organizations in 2014 Alberta’s 25 Most Innovative Organizations in 2014 Alberta’s 25 Most Innovative Organizations in 2014


Which team would you prefer your company to be – Ferrari or McLaren? These 25 companies are setting the standard for innovation.

Canadian Control Works Inc. Is Being Blocked From Selling an Innovative Product Canadian Control Works Inc. Is Being Blocked From Selling an Innovative Product Canadian Control Works Inc. Is Being Blocked From Selling an Innovative Product Canadian Control Works Inc. Is Being Blocked From Selling an Innovative Product


David Gray sees potential in worldwide forest of swaying steel but an innovative product is seeing a massive roadblock before realizing its...

Alberta’s 20 Most Innovative Organizations Alberta’s 20 Most Innovative Organizations Alberta’s 20 Most Innovative Organizations Alberta’s 20 Most Innovative Organizations


From oil and gas, to theatre and tourism, here are the 20 companies that are leading the pack and never settling for less.

License to Distill: Alberta Moonshine License to Distill: Alberta Moonshine License to Distill: Alberta Moonshine License to Distill: Alberta Moonshine


Coming to Fort McMurray this summer is another alcoholic creation called … moonshine? Yes, you read that right. Legal moonshine. Learn more...

The Fabulous Life of Alberta’s Newly Minted The Fabulous Life of Alberta’s Newly Minted The Fabulous Life of Alberta’s Newly Minted The Fabulous Life of Alberta’s Newly Minted


With the average Albertan’s wallet bulging with $26,000 of disposable income, a growing number of lifestyle entrepreneurs have opened for...

Lunch With: Baptism by Fire Lunch With: Baptism by Fire Lunch With: Baptism by Fire Lunch With: Baptism by Fire


Learn more what AltaCorp Capital’s George Gosbee and entrepreneur Tyrel Kenmore said on steep learning curves, objectivism and...

Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Canadian Plane Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Canadian Plane Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Canadian Plane Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Canadian Plane


Learn how the Twin Otter came roaring back from the dead, and how Alberta’s been a key part of that.

The Gospel of Terry Paranych The Gospel of Terry Paranych The Gospel of Terry Paranych The Gospel of Terry Paranych


Learn how Edmonton's best-known real estate agent hasn't shown a home in years, but is still raking in millions and plenty of enemies along...

Bar Ownership (is often) for Dummies Bar Ownership (is often) for Dummies Bar Ownership (is often) for Dummies Bar Ownership (is often) for Dummies


The lure of opening a bar makes it a common dream for those with entrepreneurial flair, but it’s not like Cheers, and you’ll be cleaning...

Business Person of the Year 2003: Bill Comrie, The Brick Business Person of the Year 2003: Bill Comrie, The Brick Business Person of the Year 2003: Bill Comrie, The Brick Business Person of the Year 2003: Bill Comrie, The Brick


Meet the man behind The Brick: Bill Comrie and his little furniture store in a brick warehouse hit $1 billion in sales.

George Gosbee, CEO of AltaCorp Capital, Has Let His Passions Lead Him in Every Direction George Gosbee, CEO of AltaCorp Capital, Has Let His Passions Lead Him in Every Direction George Gosbee, CEO of AltaCorp Capital, Has Let His Passions Lead Him in Every Direction George Gosbee, CEO of AltaCorp Capital, Has Let His Passions Lead Him in Every Direction


A look into the life of one of Alberta's most prominent investment bankers: George Gosbee, CEO of AltaCorp Capital

The Top 10 Best Food Trucks in Alberta The Top 10 Best Food Trucks in Alberta The Top 10 Best Food Trucks in Alberta The Top 10 Best Food Trucks in Alberta


It’s all fair game in Alberta this summer as the its two biggest cities serve up their best fare, from the window of a food truck. Find out...

How One Business Owner Brought Strippers Back to Lloydminster How One Business Owner Brought Strippers Back to Lloydminster How One Business Owner Brought Strippers Back to Lloydminster How One Business Owner Brought Strippers Back to Lloydminster


Going to the Poles: the Border City’s ministers are fighting a losing battle against “loose morals.

Romance Is Big Business in Alberta Romance Is Big Business in Alberta Romance Is Big Business in Alberta Romance Is Big Business in Alberta


What might surprise you about a matchmaking company in Edmonton is that the gender of the majority of Dirksen’s date-coaching customers are...

The Allure of a Recreational Property The Allure of a Recreational Property The Allure of a Recreational Property The Allure of a Recreational Property


Whatever your inclination is for a vacation property, we hope we touch upon it in this, your guide to recreational properties.

Meet Prem Singhmar, Hotel Developer and Native of India Meet Prem Singhmar, Hotel Developer and Native of India Meet Prem Singhmar, Hotel Developer and Native of India Meet Prem Singhmar, Hotel Developer and Native of India


Prem Singhmar and his family now run three hotels, in Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park and Leduc, and plans are underway for a fourth, in...

5 Rural Alberta Restaurants Worth the Drive 5 Rural Alberta Restaurants Worth the Drive 5 Rural Alberta Restaurants Worth the Drive 5 Rural Alberta Restaurants Worth the Drive


Head outside the city limits for Alberta's increasingly exquisite restaurant culture and experience amazing food that's always worth the...

The 50 Greatest Albertans The 50 Greatest Albertans The 50 Greatest Albertans The 50 Greatest Albertans


As Alberta’s centennial year celebrations draw to a close, Alberta Venture proudly presents the century’s Greatest Albertan.

Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People


These 50 people proudly represent Alberta’s broader economy and promote economic sustainability happening in Alberta, and beyond our...

What’s required to set up a mobile restaurant in Alberta? What’s required to set up a mobile restaurant in Alberta? What’s required to set up a mobile restaurant in Alberta? What’s required to set up a mobile restaurant in Alberta?


Edmonton, Calgary, and even Red Deer have all imported the ever-trendy food truck model from south of the border, where food trucks have...

Getaways for Cash-Strapped Companies Getaways for Cash-Strapped Companies Getaways for Cash-Strapped Companies Getaways for Cash-Strapped Companies


Think your company can't afford a glamourous getaway? Think again.

How to Make the Most of Social Media at a Convention How to Make the Most of Social Media at a Convention How to Make the Most of Social Media at a Convention How to Make the Most of Social Media at a Convention


Social media can be an excellent marketing tool when used properly.

Illustration Jenn Madole Illustration Jenn Madole Illustration Jenn Madole Illustration Jenn Madole


Trade shows can be a substantial investment, but they offer your company an impressive payoff. Here’s how to make your booth the star of...

Advice for Stress-Free Event Planning Advice for Stress-Free Event Planning Advice for Stress-Free Event Planning Advice for Stress-Free Event Planning


Pam McCarthy of Five Star Events shares quick tips for staying sane amid the chaos.

Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you? Is your workplace killing you?
Mental Matters: Why Your Workplace Should Have a Mental Health Initiative Mental Matters: Why Your Workplace Should Have a Mental Health Initiative Mental Matters: Why Your Workplace Should Have a Mental Health Initiative Mental Matters: Why Your Workplace Should Have a Mental Health Initiative


Workplace mental health initiatives improve not just employees’ health and happiness, but businesses’ bottom line, too.

4 Tips for Weight Loss in the Office 4 Tips for Weight Loss in the Office 4 Tips for Weight Loss in the Office 4 Tips for Weight Loss in the Office


There are healthy choices you can make at the office that your body will thank you for.

20/20 Series: Alberta's Trade Ties with China 20/20 Series: Alberta's Trade Ties with China 20/20 Series: Alberta's Trade Ties with China 20/20 Series: Alberta's Trade Ties with China


International trade isn’t just about exports. It’s about the two-way flow of goods, services and investments. China represents a huge...

20/20 Series: What makes a great leader? 20/20 Series: What makes a great leader? 20/20 Series: What makes a great leader? 20/20 Series: What makes a great leader?


For the inaugural story of Alberta Venture’s 20/20 series, we talk to former prime minister Kim Campbell about what makes a great leader –...

Fitter, Farther, Faster: Fitter International is number four on our Fast Growth 50 List Fitter, Farther, Faster: Fitter International is number four on our Fast Growth 50 List Fitter, Farther, Faster: Fitter International is number four on our Fast Growth 50 List Fitter, Farther, Faster: Fitter International is number four on our Fast Growth 50 List
The Women Behind Ryan Murphy construction The Women Behind Ryan Murphy construction The Women Behind Ryan Murphy construction The Women Behind Ryan Murphy construction


Karen Ryan and Lara Murphy have built a general contractor traditionally, with a few twists.

Software Mavericks: Riva is number one on our Fast Growth 50 list Software Mavericks: Riva is number one on our Fast Growth 50 list Software Mavericks: Riva is number one on our Fast Growth 50 list Software Mavericks: Riva is number one on our Fast Growth 50 list
The Pros and Cons of Becoming CSR-Approved The Pros and Cons of Becoming CSR-Approved The Pros and Cons of Becoming CSR-Approved The Pros and Cons of Becoming CSR-Approved


Having a third party verify your good work may sound like a good idea, but there is downside. Just ask Etsy.

Tailings Pond Reclamation: Are Oil and Gas Companies Doing Enough? Tailings Pond Reclamation: Are Oil and Gas Companies Doing Enough? Tailings Pond Reclamation: Are Oil and Gas Companies Doing Enough? Tailings Pond Reclamation: Are Oil and Gas Companies Doing Enough?


Oil sands operators say they’ve made the reclamation of tailings ponds a key tenet of their social responsibility mandate. Others are...

Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age Mindfulness in the Digital Age


One man’s search for the off button ...

2016 in Review: A Year to (Mostly) Forget 2016 in Review: A Year to (Mostly) Forget 2016 in Review: A Year to (Mostly) Forget 2016 in Review: A Year to (Mostly) Forget


Record-low oil prices, natural disasters, credit woes ... what didn't go wrong in 2016?

Three Calgary Restaurants Find Their Niche Three Calgary Restaurants Find Their Niche Three Calgary Restaurants Find Their Niche Three Calgary Restaurants Find Their Niche


These three entrepreneurs have launched restaurants in Calgary this year. Are they crazy?

Boom or Bust: The State of Alberta Tourism Depends on Your Postal Code Boom or Bust: The State of Alberta Tourism Depends on Your Postal Code Boom or Bust: The State of Alberta Tourism Depends on Your Postal Code Boom or Bust: The State of Alberta Tourism Depends on Your Postal Code


Mountain towns are busier than ever, but venture outside the Rockies and it's a different story

The Edmonton Inventor Revolutionizing Water Treatment The Edmonton Inventor Revolutionizing Water Treatment The Edmonton Inventor Revolutionizing Water Treatment The Edmonton Inventor Revolutionizing Water Treatment


Losing a call to GE may have been the best thing to happen to Peter Christou.

How are luxury markets faring in Alberta's downturn? How are luxury markets faring in Alberta's downturn? How are luxury markets faring in Alberta's downturn? How are luxury markets faring in Alberta's downturn?


During times of economic uncertainly, luxury items are often the first to go.

New Financing Opportunities for Alberta Small Businesses New Financing Opportunities for Alberta Small Businesses New Financing Opportunities for Alberta Small Businesses New Financing Opportunities for Alberta Small Businesses


ATB and the Business Development Bank of Canada announce their plan to lend $1 billion to small businesses in Alberta.

Five Tips to Tailoring Your HR Department Five Tips to Tailoring Your HR Department Five Tips to Tailoring Your HR Department Five Tips to Tailoring Your HR Department


Wendy Giuffre tells us what small businesses get wrong about human resources, and what they need to get right.

Four Books Every Small business Owner Needs to Read Four Books Every Small business Owner Needs to Read Four Books Every Small business Owner Needs to Read Four Books Every Small business Owner Needs to Read


These books will have you reading your way to the top.

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They may be small, but these Alberta storefronts make an outsize impact on their communities.

The Case for Coal: The Proposed Open Pit Mine in Crowsnest Pass The Case for Coal: The Proposed Open Pit Mine in Crowsnest Pass The Case for Coal: The Proposed Open Pit Mine in Crowsnest Pass The Case for Coal: The Proposed Open Pit Mine in Crowsnest Pass
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Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess


One of Alberta's greatest architects reflects on his career.

Alberta's Most Innovative Organizations of 2016 Alberta's Most Innovative Organizations of 2016 Alberta's Most Innovative Organizations of 2016 Alberta's Most Innovative Organizations of 2016
Lunch With: Hoblitt, a new website for local experiences, consults with startup entrepreneur Patrick Lor Lunch With: Hoblitt, a new website for local experiences, consults with startup entrepreneur Patrick Lor Lunch With: Hoblitt, a new website for local experiences, consults with startup entrepreneur Patrick Lor Lunch With: Hoblitt, a new website for local experiences, consults with startup entrepreneur Patrick Lor


Hobbit, a startup experiential education company, reaches out to Dissolve, a veteran marketing stock image and video provider.

How Governments Us Behavioral Science to Influence Your Choices How Governments Us Behavioral Science to Influence Your Choices How Governments Us Behavioral Science to Influence Your Choices How Governments Us Behavioral Science to Influence Your Choices


These ideas began to take shape decades ago, when a branch of psychology, led by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, challenged the...

How to Protect Your Business from a Cyberattack How to Protect Your Business from a Cyberattack How to Protect Your Business from a Cyberattack How to Protect Your Business from a Cyberattack
The Value of Customer Loyalty Programs Isn't Customer Loyalty The Value of Customer Loyalty Programs Isn't Customer Loyalty The Value of Customer Loyalty Programs Isn't Customer Loyalty The Value of Customer Loyalty Programs Isn't Customer Loyalty


The future of competition is not in the location of your business or the products you put in your shelf, but in your ability to use the...

This Edmonton company's new digs are a tech startup's dream This Edmonton company's new digs are a tech startup's dream This Edmonton company's new digs are a tech startup's dream This Edmonton company's new digs are a tech startup's dream
This Calgary woman wants to build the 'Amazon of summer camps' This Calgary woman wants to build the 'Amazon of summer camps' This Calgary woman wants to build the 'Amazon of summer camps' This Calgary woman wants to build the 'Amazon of summer camps'


Jo-Anne Reynolds is developing a platform for finding your kids the best summer camp.

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Business Person of the Year 2009: Larry Pollock, Canadian Western Bank Business Person of the Year 2009: Larry Pollock, Canadian Western Bank Business Person of the Year 2009: Larry Pollock, Canadian Western Bank Business Person of the Year 2009: Larry Pollock, Canadian Western Bank


Larry Pollock is business person of the year for 2009. Alberta Venture does a Q&A.

Business Person of the Year 2010: Don Lowry, EPCOR Business Person of the Year 2010: Don Lowry, EPCOR Business Person of the Year 2010: Don Lowry, EPCOR Business Person of the Year 2010: Don Lowry, EPCOR


Don Lowry is Business Person of the Year for 2010. Alberta Venture sits down for a little Q&A.

John Poole named Alberta's Top Business Person of the Last 100 Years John Poole named Alberta's Top Business Person of the Last 100 Years John Poole named Alberta's Top Business Person of the Last 100 Years John Poole named Alberta's Top Business Person of the Last 100 Years


After two months of voting, John Poole has been named Alberta’s Top Business Person of the Last 100 years.

Top 100: Alberta Venture's Business Person of the Year winners since 1997 Top 100: Alberta Venture's Business Person of the Year winners since 1997 Top 100: Alberta Venture's Business Person of the Year winners since 1997 Top 100: Alberta Venture's Business Person of the Year winners since 1997


A look at all the winners of this award over the past 15 years.

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WestJet CEO Gregg Saretsky is settled with the challenge of transforming the Alberta-based airline from a startup to an institution

WATCH: Dave Mowat delivers inspiring Business Person of the Year keynote address WATCH: Dave Mowat delivers inspiring Business Person of the Year keynote address WATCH: Dave Mowat delivers inspiring Business Person of the Year keynote address WATCH: Dave Mowat delivers inspiring Business Person of the Year keynote address


delivered an energetic and inspiring keynote address on the potential of Alberta and our path towards greatness at a luncheon in his honour...

Clive Beddoe, Business Person of the Year 1999 Clive Beddoe, Business Person of the Year 1999 Clive Beddoe, Business Person of the Year 1999 Clive Beddoe, Business Person of the Year 1999


Alberta Venture talks to the co-founder of WestJet.

Martin Lambert, Business Person of the Year 1998 Martin Lambert, Business Person of the Year 1998 Martin Lambert, Business Person of the Year 1998 Martin Lambert, Business Person of the Year 1998
Harry Buddle, Business Person of the Year 2000 Harry Buddle, Business Person of the Year 2000 Harry Buddle, Business Person of the Year 2000 Harry Buddle, Business Person of the Year 2000


An interview with Harry Buddle.

Ron Triffo, Business Person of the Year 1997 Ron Triffo, Business Person of the Year 1997 Ron Triffo, Business Person of the Year 1997 Ron Triffo, Business Person of the Year 1997
Rick George, Business Person of the Year 2001 Rick George, Business Person of the Year 2001 Rick George, Business Person of the Year 2001 Rick George, Business Person of the Year 2001


An interview with Suncor CEO Rick George.

Bill Comrie, Business Person of the Year 2003 Bill Comrie, Business Person of the Year 2003 Bill Comrie, Business Person of the Year 2003 Bill Comrie, Business Person of the Year 2003
Charlie Fischer, Business Person of the Year 2005 Charlie Fischer, Business Person of the Year 2005 Charlie Fischer, Business Person of the Year 2005 Charlie Fischer, Business Person of the Year 2005


An interview with Charlie Fischer.

Sam Shaw, Business Person of the Year 2004 Sam Shaw, Business Person of the Year 2004 Sam Shaw, Business Person of the Year 2004 Sam Shaw, Business Person of the Year 2004
John Forzani, Business Person of the Year 2002 John Forzani, Business Person of the Year 2002 John Forzani, Business Person of the Year 2002 John Forzani, Business Person of the Year 2002


An Interview with John Forzani.

Brett Wilson, Business Person of the Year 2008 Brett Wilson, Business Person of the Year 2008 Brett Wilson, Business Person of the Year 2008 Brett Wilson, Business Person of the Year 2008


An interview with Brett Wilson.

Nancy Southern, Business Person of the Year 2011 Nancy Southern, Business Person of the Year 2011 Nancy Southern, Business Person of the Year 2011 Nancy Southern, Business Person of the Year 2011


An interview with Nancy Southern.

Alberta's Best Workplaces: The Winners Alberta's Best Workplaces: The Winners Alberta's Best Workplaces: The Winners Alberta's Best Workplaces: The Winners


Here are the winners and finalists in each of our eleven Best Workplaces categories.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (100 to 750 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (100 to 750 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (100 to 750 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (100 to 750 Employees)
Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Millennials Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Millennials Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Millennials Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Millennials


ATB tops the list of best workplaces for millennials.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Perks and Incentives Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Perks and Incentives Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Perks and Incentives Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Perks and Incentives


Rogers Insurance tops the list of best workplaces for perks and incentives.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Health and Safety Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Health and Safety Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Health and Safety Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Health and Safety


The Edmonton Regional Airport Authority tops the list for best workplace for health and safety.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For The Environmentally Conscious Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For The Environmentally Conscious Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For The Environmentally Conscious Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For The Environmentally Conscious


OEM Manufacturing tops the list for best workplace for the environmentally conscious.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For Diversity Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For Diversity Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For Diversity Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace For Diversity


Western Bulk Transport tops the list for best workplace for diversity.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Training & Development Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Training & Development Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Training & Development Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Workplace for Training & Development


Alberta Motor Association tops the list of best workplaces for training and development.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (750 plus Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (750 plus Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (750 plus Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (750 plus Employees)


PCL Construction tops the list of best overall workplace with more than 750 employees.

Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (Under 100 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (Under 100 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (Under 100 Employees) Alberta’s Best Workplaces: Best Overall Workplace (Under 100 Employees)


Splice Software gets an honorable mention for best overall workplace with under 100 employees.

Best Workplace for Training and Development Best Workplace for Training and Development Best Workplace for Training and Development Best Workplace for Training and Development


Parkland School Division No. 70 tops the list of best workplace for training and development.

Best Overall Workplace, 100 to 750 Employees Best Overall Workplace, 100 to 750 Employees Best Overall Workplace, 100 to 750 Employees Best Overall Workplace, 100 to 750 Employees


Rogers Insurance tops the list of best overall workplace.

Best Workplace for Young People Best Workplace for Young People Best Workplace for Young People Best Workplace for Young People
Best Workplace for Volunteerism and Community Involvement Best Workplace for Volunteerism and Community Involvement Best Workplace for Volunteerism and Community Involvement Best Workplace for Volunteerism and Community Involvement


SAIT tops the list for best workplace for volunteerism and community involvement.

Best Workplace for Health and Safety Best Workplace for Health and Safety Best Workplace for Health and Safety Best Workplace for Health and Safety


OEM Remanufacturing tops the list of best workplace for health and safety.

Alberta's Best Workplaces 2016 Alberta's Best Workplaces 2016 Alberta's Best Workplaces 2016 Alberta's Best Workplaces 2016


The best places to work in 2016.

Best Overall, Under 100 Employees PLUS Best Workplace for Benefits, Perks & Incentives Best Overall, Under 100 Employees PLUS Best Workplace for Benefits, Perks & Incentives Best Overall, Under 100 Employees PLUS Best Workplace for Benefits, Perks & Incentives Best Overall, Under 100 Employees PLUS Best Workplace for Benefits, Perks & Incentives
Best Overall Workplace, 750 or more employees Best Overall Workplace, 750 or more employees Best Overall Workplace, 750 or more employees Best Overall Workplace, 750 or more employees


Best overall workplace with more than 750 employees in 2016.

Best Workplace for the Environmentally Conscious Best Workplace for the Environmentally Conscious Best Workplace for the Environmentally Conscious Best Workplace for the Environmentally Conscious


Compugen tops the list of best workplaces for the environmentally conscious in 2016.

Best Workplace for Diversity Best Workplace for Diversity Best Workplace for Diversity Best Workplace for Diversity


Denton's Tops the list for top workplace for diversity in 2016.

Why companies are freezing salaries (with employee consent) Why companies are freezing salaries (with employee consent) Why companies are freezing salaries (with employee consent) Why companies are freezing salaries (with employee consent)


It’s no mystery why it’s happening: a bad economy, reduced revenues and lowered profits are causing a lot of employers to dial back on...

How to Successfully Onboard a New Hire How to Successfully Onboard a New Hire How to Successfully Onboard a New Hire How to Successfully Onboard a New Hire


Use that first 90 days to integrate those relationships.

Cannabis at Work: Handling Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Cannabis at Work: Handling Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Cannabis at Work: Handling Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Cannabis at Work: Handling Medical Marijuana in the Workplace


Employers are obliged to accommodate staff with a prescription, a duty that will be particularly challenging in safety-sensitive positions.

How to Make the Most of Intergenerational Mentoring How to Make the Most of Intergenerational Mentoring How to Make the Most of Intergenerational Mentoring How to Make the Most of Intergenerational Mentoring


Intergenerational mentoring – in which not only do senior employees give guidance to the younger generation, but the kids mentor up, too –...

Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Under $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Under $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Under $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Under $15 Million


Grasshopper Landscaping is top trade contractor of the year.

The 2016 Contractor of the Year Award Winners The 2016 Contractor of the Year Award Winners The 2016 Contractor of the Year Award Winners The 2016 Contractor of the Year Award Winners
Contractor of the Year Awards: Heavy Civil Contractor Contractor of the Year Awards: Heavy Civil Contractor Contractor of the Year Awards: Heavy Civil Contractor Contractor of the Year Awards: Heavy Civil Contractor


Morgan Construction & Environmental tops the list for heavy civil contractors.

Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Over $250 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Over $250 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Over $250 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Over $250 Million
Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor  $50 to $250 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor  $50 to $250 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor  $50 to $250 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor  $50 to $250 million
Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Under $50 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Under $50 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Under $50 million Contractor of the Year Awards: General Contractor Under $50 million


Contractor of the Year for 2016 is Kemway Contractors.

Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Over $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Over $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Over $15 Million Contractor of the Year Awards: Trade Contractor Over $15 Million
Alberta's capital is becoming known internationally as a sports city Alberta's capital is becoming known internationally as a sports city Alberta's capital is becoming known internationally as a sports city Alberta's capital is becoming known internationally as a sports city
Next Generation of Leaders: Rebekah Mohr Next Generation of Leaders: Rebekah Mohr Next Generation of Leaders: Rebekah Mohr Next Generation of Leaders: Rebekah Mohr


An interview with the cybersecurity lead for Shell in the Americas.

Next Generation of Leaders: Obed Maurice Next Generation of Leaders: Obed Maurice Next Generation of Leaders: Obed Maurice Next Generation of Leaders: Obed Maurice


An interview with Obed Maurice.

Next Generation of Leaders: Philip Vandermey and Jessie Andjelic Next Generation of Leaders: Philip Vandermey and Jessie Andjelic Next Generation of Leaders: Philip Vandermey and Jessie Andjelic Next Generation of Leaders: Philip Vandermey and Jessie Andjelic


An interview with Philip Vandermey and Jessie Andjelic.

Next Generation of Leaders: David Vonesch Next Generation of Leaders: David Vonesch Next Generation of Leaders: David Vonesch Next Generation of Leaders: David Vonesch


An interview with David Vonesch.

Next Generation of Leaders: Hammad Jutt Next Generation of Leaders: Hammad Jutt Next Generation of Leaders: Hammad Jutt Next Generation of Leaders: Hammad Jutt
Next Generation of Leaders: Kent Foster Next Generation of Leaders: Kent Foster Next Generation of Leaders: Kent Foster Next Generation of Leaders: Kent Foster
Next Generation of Leaders: Sahr Saffa Next Generation of Leaders: Sahr Saffa Next Generation of Leaders: Sahr Saffa Next Generation of Leaders: Sahr Saffa


An interview with Sahr Saffa.

Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #18 Strathcona County Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #18 Strathcona County Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #18 Strathcona County Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #18 Strathcona County
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #17 Fort McMurray Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #17 Fort McMurray Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #17 Fort McMurray Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #17 Fort McMurray
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #16 Red Deer Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #16 Red Deer Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #16 Red Deer Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #16 Red Deer
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #21 Medicine Hat Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #21 Medicine Hat Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #21 Medicine Hat Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #21 Medicine Hat
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #19 County of Grande Prairie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #19 County of Grande Prairie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #19 County of Grande Prairie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #19 County of Grande Prairie
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #1 Edmonton Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #1 Edmonton Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #1 Edmonton Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #1 Edmonton
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #14 Airdrie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #14 Airdrie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #14 Airdrie Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #14 Airdrie
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #3 Leduc Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #3 Leduc Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #3 Leduc Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #3 Leduc
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #13 Okotoks Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #13 Okotoks Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #13 Okotoks Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #13 Okotoks
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #9 Fort Saskatchewan Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #9 Fort Saskatchewan Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #9 Fort Saskatchewan Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #9 Fort Saskatchewan
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #2 Lethbridge Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #2 Lethbridge Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #2 Lethbridge Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #2 Lethbridge
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #7 St. Albert Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #7 St. Albert Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #7 St. Albert Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #7 St. Albert
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #20 MD of Foothills Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #20 MD of Foothills Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #20 MD of Foothills Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #20 MD of Foothills


An overview of the Municipal District of Foothills.

Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #5 Cochrane Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #5 Cochrane Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #5 Cochrane Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #5 Cochrane
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #15 Lloydminster Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #15 Lloydminster Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #15 Lloydminster Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #15 Lloydminster
Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #6 Calgary Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #6 Calgary Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #6 Calgary Alberta's Best Communities for Business: #6 Calgary
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Todd Babiak: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential Todd Babiak: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential Todd Babiak: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential Todd Babiak: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential


Todd Babiak created a movement in Make Something Edmonton.

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Kevin van Tighem has remained a strong voice in the preservation of Alberta’s wilderness.

Robert Hayes Robert Hayes Robert Hayes Robert Hayes


Robert Hayes oversees BMO’s 110 branches in the province.

Charles Rusnell: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Charles Rusnell: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Charles Rusnell: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Charles Rusnell: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Charles Rusnell is an award-winning reporter who's broken countless stories about political scandals, corruption and mismanagement.

Lorne Babiuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Lorne Babiuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Lorne Babiuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Lorne Babiuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Lorne Babiuk received the $100,000 Killam Prize for career achievement from the Canada Council of the Arts, in recognition of his work on a...

Rollin Stanley Rollin Stanley Rollin Stanley Rollin Stanley


Rollin Stanley is committed to the cause of urban density in Calgary.

Donna Garbutt Donna Garbutt Donna Garbutt Donna Garbutt


Donna Garbutt is the president of Schlumberger Canada - and an important role model for women in the energy sector.

Cheryl Whiskeyjack: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Cheryl Whiskeyjack: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Cheryl Whiskeyjack: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Cheryl Whiskeyjack: Alberta's Next 10 2013


Cheryl Whiskeyjack is the leading proponent of Kahkiyaw, a new outcomes-based service delivery model provided through the Bent Arrow...

Mathew Wildcat Mathew Wildcat Mathew Wildcat Mathew Wildcat


Matthew Wildcat was integral in creating a trust that moved $240 million in capital money from federal control to within the First Nation.

Alice Reimer Alice Reimer Alice Reimer Alice Reimer


Alice Reimer is one of Canada's top female entrepreneurs.

Brad Ferguson Brad Ferguson Brad Ferguson Brad Ferguson


Brad Ferguson, who was appointed EEDC president and CEO last year, is working to promote economic development and tourism in Edmonton.

Todd Millar: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Todd Millar: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Todd Millar: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Todd Millar: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Todd Millar is an influencer in minor hockey in Alberta.

D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika: Alberta's Next 10 2013 D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika: Alberta's Next 10 2013 D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika: Alberta's Next 10 2013 D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika: Alberta's Next 10 2013


D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika started and runs BrainSTEM Alliance. She also manufactures African-print bags.

D’Arcy Levesque: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 D’Arcy Levesque: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 D’Arcy Levesque: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 D’Arcy Levesque: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


D’Arcy Levesque is Enbridge’s vice-president of public and government affairs, and someone Maclean’s tabbed as one of the most important...

Garth Atkins Garth Atkins Garth Atkins Garth Atkins


Garth Atkinson has been the president and CEO of the Calgary Airport Authority for the past 12 years.

Naga Siva Kumar Gunda: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Naga Siva Kumar Gunda: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Naga Siva Kumar Gunda: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Naga Siva Kumar Gunda: Alberta's Next 10 2013


Naga Siva Kumar Gunda has developed technology that helps detect a potential heart attack.

Tim Reid: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Tim Reid: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Tim Reid: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Tim Reid: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Tim Reid, the COO of the MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray, is working to add more park space to the city.

Alison Redford Alison Redford Alison Redford Alison Redford


Alison Redford has advocated for Alberta’s interests since she became premier in October 2011.

Kara Chomistek: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Kara Chomistek: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Kara Chomistek: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Kara Chomistek: Alberta's Next 10 2013


Kara Chomistek: Alberta's Next 10 2013

Danielle Campbell Danielle Campbell Danielle Campbell Danielle Campbell


Danielle Campbell is a force and roll model in the RCMP.

Michael Giuffre Michael Giuffre Michael Giuffre Michael Giuffre


Alberta Medical Association President Dr. Michael Giuffre played a key role in crafting a three-year pay freeze for Alberta's doctors.

Brock Gibson Brock Gibson Brock Gibson Brock Gibson
Thomas Lukaszuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Thomas Lukaszuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Thomas Lukaszuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Thomas Lukaszuk: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


In May 2012, Thomas Lukaszuk was sworn in as the deputy premier, and in February 2013, he was given the post of minister of Enterprise and...

Richard Clark: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Richard Clark: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Richard Clark: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Richard Clark: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Richard Clark founded Eagle Energy Trust, the first new energy trust in Canada since 2006.

Gerry Protti: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Gerry Protti: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Gerry Protti: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Gerry Protti: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Gerry Protti is the chair of the new Alberta Energy Regulator.

Sheila McIntosh: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Sheila McIntosh: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Sheila McIntosh: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Sheila McIntosh: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Sheila McIntosh is the executive vice-president of communications and stakeholder relations at Cenovus Energy.

John Carpenter John Carpenter John Carpenter John Carpenter


John Carpenter is the CEO of the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency.

Lucy Miller Lucy Miller Lucy Miller Lucy Miller


Lucy Miller is the CEO at United Way.

Lynn Jacobson Lynn Jacobson Lynn Jacobson Lynn Jacobson


Lynn Jacobson has spent a career lending his voice to a host of agricultural issues.

Morris Flewwelling: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Morris Flewwelling: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Morris Flewwelling: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Morris Flewwelling: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Morris Flewwelling served three terms as the mayor of Red Deer.

Bill Siebens: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bill Siebens: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bill Siebens: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bill Siebens: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Bill Siebens made a donation to the Calgary Stampede Foundation worth more than $11 million, the largest gift in the Foundation’s history.

Alex Pourbaix Alex Pourbaix Alex Pourbaix Alex Pourbaix


Alex Pourbaix is the head of the oil pipeline business at TransCanada.

Perry Michetti Perry Michetti Perry Michetti Perry Michetti


Perry Michetti, the associate dean of the School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, is working to put NAIT on the culinary map.

Daryl Seaman Daryl Seaman Daryl Seaman Daryl Seaman


Daryl “Doc” Seaman was a prominent Calgary businessman who passed away in 2009, leaving a huge legacy behind.

Leslie O’Donoghue: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Leslie O’Donoghue: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Leslie O’Donoghue: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Leslie O’Donoghue: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Leslie O’Donoghue is the chief legal officer and senior vice-president of business development at Agrium.

jack mintz jack mintz jack mintz jack mintz


Jack Mintz delivers hard facts on carbon taxes.

David Naylor David Naylor David Naylor David Naylor


David Naylor is a leader in experimental astrophysics.

Rob Sutherland: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Rob Sutherland: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Rob Sutherland: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Rob Sutherland: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Rob Sutherland is the president of the Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations.

Sean Delsnider Sean Delsnider Sean Delsnider Sean Delsnider
Danielle Smith: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Danielle Smith: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Danielle Smith: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Danielle Smith: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Danielle Smith has proven herself to be an adept politician with broad public appeal as leader of the Wildrose Party.

Alex Stieda: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Alex Stieda: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Alex Stieda: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Alex Stieda: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Alex Stieda established the Tour of Alberta cycling event.

Robert Dixon Robert Dixon Robert Dixon Robert Dixon


Robert Dixon chairs Green Hectares, an organization that links farmers, governments and industry to advance agriculture in Alberta.

Dr. Arya Sharma: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Dr. Arya Sharma: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Dr. Arya Sharma: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Dr. Arya Sharma: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Dr. Arya Sharma is challenging conventional wisdom about the cause of obesity.

Andrew Mosker Andrew Mosker Andrew Mosker Andrew Mosker


Andrew Moskar is helping to preserve Alberta's musical heritage.

Lorraine Mitchelmore Lorraine Mitchelmore Lorraine Mitchelmore Lorraine Mitchelmore


Lorraine Mitchelmore took a firm stance on carbon emissions in the oil industry.

Jacquie Penner Jacquie Penner Jacquie Penner Jacquie Penner


Jacquie Penner is the dean of business at Medicine Hat College.

Reza Nasseri: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Reza Nasseri: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Reza Nasseri: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Reza Nasseri: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Reza Nasseri is taking steps toward net-zero energy homes in the province.

Michael Tims Michael Tims Michael Tims Michael Tims
MItchell Walters MItchell Walters MItchell Walters MItchell Walters


An overview of Michael Walters.

Erum Afsar: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Erum Afsar: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Erum Afsar: Alberta's Next 10 2013 Erum Afsar: Alberta's Next 10 2013


Erum Asfar has been working to advance the expansion of the LRT in Edmonton.

Bob Sandford: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bob Sandford: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bob Sandford: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Bob Sandford: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013


Bob Sandford is leading the discussion around water conservation in Canada.

Barbara Poole: Enduring Influence 2013 Barbara Poole: Enduring Influence 2013 Barbara Poole: Enduring Influence 2013 Barbara Poole: Enduring Influence 2013


The Pooles donated tens of millions to cultural organizations and social agencies in Edmonton.

Corb Lund Corb Lund Corb Lund Corb Lund


Corb Lund is a successful musician - and apologetically Albertan.

Robert Steven Robert Steven Robert Steven Robert Steven


Robert Steven helped save the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

Vi Konkle: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Vi Konkle: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Vi Konkle: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013 Vi Konkle: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2013
Dan Balaban Dan Balaban Dan Balaban Dan Balaban


Dan Balaban is the CEO of Greengate Power, Balaban has had a hand in putting 150 MW of wind energy into the province’s grid.

Peter Ohm Peter Ohm Peter Ohm Peter Ohm


Peter Ohm is leading the conversation about local food and urban agriculture in Edmonton.

Allan Adam Allan Adam Allan Adam Allan Adam


Allan Adam has taken a public and prominent role on matters of environmental stewardship, aboriginal rights and industrial development.

Clayton Woitas Clayton Woitas Clayton Woitas Clayton Woitas


Clayton Woitas is moving Encana forward as its CEO.

Gregg Saretsky Gregg Saretsky Gregg Saretsky Gregg Saretsky


Gregg Saretsky has been transforming operations at WestJet.

Julie van Rosendaal Julie van Rosendaal Julie van Rosendaal Julie van Rosendaal


Julie van Rosendaal has made a career out of taking high-fat indulgences and turning them into healthy alternatives.

Ralph Klein Ralph Klein Ralph Klein Ralph Klein


Ralph Klein is the influential former premier of Alberta.

Peter Lougheed Peter Lougheed Peter Lougheed Peter Lougheed


Peter Lougheed was one of the province’s greatest leaders.

Helen Rice Helen Rice Helen Rice Helen Rice
Shawn Abbott Shawn Abbott Shawn Abbott Shawn Abbott


Shawn Abbott helping Alberta diversify its economy.

Brenda Kenny Brenda Kenny Brenda Kenny Brenda Kenny


Brenda Kenny has served as president and CEO of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association since 2008

Donna Kennedy-Glans Donna Kennedy-Glans Donna Kennedy-Glans Donna Kennedy-Glans


Donna Kennedy-Glans is making waves in Alberta politics.

Mike Hudema Mike Hudema Mike Hudema Mike Hudema


Mike Hudema has been making a spill about oil spills.

Jim Prentice Jim Prentice Jim Prentice Jim Prentice
Andrew Leach Andrew Leach Andrew Leach Andrew Leach


Andrew Leach is changing the conversation around energy for the better.

Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies


Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies isn’t afraid to shake up the education system.

Matt Heller Matt Heller Matt Heller Matt Heller


Matt Heller, a bassist, founded Calgary Classical Revolutions.

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Guy Smith Guy Smith Guy Smith Guy Smith
Roy Louis: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Roy Louis: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Roy Louis: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Roy Louis: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Myrna Dube Myrna Dube Myrna Dube Myrna Dube


Myrna Dube is working to preserve green space in Calgary.

Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess Jeremy Sturgess


Jeremy Sturgess refining public spaces in Alberta.

Ron Liepert: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Ron Liepert: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Ron Liepert: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Ron Liepert: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014


Ron Liepert: defeated six-time incumbent Rob Anders.

Malorie Urbanovitch: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Malorie Urbanovitch: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Malorie Urbanovitch: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Malorie Urbanovitch: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Luke Azevedo: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Luke Azevedo: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Luke Azevedo: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Luke Azevedo: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014
Gary Stanford Gary Stanford Gary Stanford Gary Stanford
Shannon Young: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Shannon Young: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Shannon Young: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Shannon Young: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Vincella Thompson Vincella Thompson Vincella Thompson Vincella Thompson
Gaetan Caron Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gaetan Caron Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gaetan Caron Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gaetan Caron Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014


Gaetan Caron guided the National Energy Board through a minefield.

Parveen Boora Parveen Boora Parveen Boora Parveen Boora
Diane Brickner Diane Brickner Diane Brickner Diane Brickner


Diane Brickner broke the mold in the insurance industry.

Cal Wenzel Cal Wenzel Cal Wenzel Cal Wenzel
James Talbot James Talbot James Talbot James Talbot


Dr. James Talbot challenged the belief that the oil sands cause cancer.

Naomi Potter Naomi Potter Naomi Potter Naomi Potter
Emma Grace May Emma Grace May Emma Grace May Emma Grace May
Gordon Stenhouse: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gordon Stenhouse: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gordon Stenhouse: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Gordon Stenhouse: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014


Gordon Stenhouse is working to protect grizzly bears in Alberta.

Dr. Charles Leduc Dr. Charles Leduc Dr. Charles Leduc Dr. Charles Leduc
Blair Lesback Blair Lesback Blair Lesback Blair Lesback


Blair Lesback is putting terroir back in Albertan cuisine.

Don Iveson Don Iveson Don Iveson Don Iveson


Don Iveson proves that young people can lead.

Kris Demeanor Kris Demeanor Kris Demeanor Kris Demeanor
Jim McCormick: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Jim McCormick: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Jim McCormick: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Jim McCormick: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014


Jim McCormick helped push Redford out, and now has to clean up the mess.

Danielle Smith Danielle Smith Danielle Smith Danielle Smith


Danielle Smith is the leader of the Wildrose movement.

Dr. Lori West Dr. Lori West Dr. Lori West Dr. Lori West


Lori West aims to change the rate of organ and tissue donation in Alberta.

Brian Burke Brian Burke Brian Burke Brian Burke


Brian Burke is helping to make a place for gay athletes in sport.

Ian Anderson Ian Anderson Ian Anderson Ian Anderson
Lonny Thiessen Lonny Thiessen Lonny Thiessen Lonny Thiessen
Preston Manning Preston Manning Preston Manning Preston Manning


Preston Manning is bringing the federal conservative movement back to its roots – again.

Susan McDaniel Susan McDaniel Susan McDaniel Susan McDaniel
Scott Clements Scott Clements Scott Clements Scott Clements


Scott Clements is helping people in Fort McMurray get where they want to go.

Kent Foster Kent Foster Kent Foster Kent Foster


Kent Foster is a rising star in Calgary’s private equity space.

Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan


Marianne Ryan: RCMP officer and great role model.

Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss


Darcy Henton & Karen Kleiss catalyzed change in Alberta’s foster care system.

Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington


Cherrington has been working with young, poor and vulnerable people in Edmonton for more than 20 years.

Bruce Okabe Bruce Okabe Bruce Okabe Bruce Okabe


Bruce Okabe put Alberta on the world map.

Shane Fildes Shane Fildes Shane Fildes Shane Fildes


Shane Fildes' shop is underwriting some of the energy sector’s biggest deals – and dealmakers.

Roy Whitney Roy Whitney Roy Whitney Roy Whitney


Chief Roy Whitney finalize a ring road, negotiating a suitable deal between Calgary, Ottawa and the Tsuu T’ina.

Daryl Katz Daryl Katz Daryl Katz Daryl Katz
Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang


Wenran Jiang connects Alberta to China behind the scenes.

Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014


In 2012, Tom Crist won $40 million in a Lotto Max draw. Then he donated it to cancer research.

Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina


Harbir Chhina, the godfather of in situ oil sands developments.

Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield


Timothy Caulfield, a scientific superhero.

Sean Carter Sean Carter Sean Carter Sean Carter


The founder of BikeBike, Calgary's citizen cyclery.

Manny Makia Manny Makia Manny Makia Manny Makia
Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014


Chris Buyze convinces powerful people to build a better city.

James Pasieka James Pasieka James Pasieka James Pasieka


James Pasieka closes every deal he works.

Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch
Shawn Petsche is growing Calgary's Sled Island into one of Canada’s best-kept festival secrets Shawn Petsche is growing Calgary's Sled Island into one of Canada’s best-kept festival secrets Shawn Petsche is growing Calgary's Sled Island into one of Canada’s best-kept festival secrets Shawn Petsche is growing Calgary's Sled Island into one of Canada’s best-kept festival secrets
Chris Cran is becoming knowns as one of the most notable painters in the last few decades Chris Cran is becoming knowns as one of the most notable painters in the last few decades Chris Cran is becoming knowns as one of the most notable painters in the last few decades Chris Cran is becoming knowns as one of the most notable painters in the last few decades


Chris Cran is becoming knowns as one of the most notable painters in the last few decades.

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They're two sides of the same coin. Here's some expert advice to ensure that both sides walk away happy.

Paul Douglas Paul Douglas Paul Douglas Paul Douglas


It took some great mentors – and a major change of style – to make Paul Douglas the leader he is today.

Alberta's Alternative Investments Alberta's Alternative Investments Alberta's Alternative Investments Alberta's Alternative Investments


Unique investments diversify a portfolio and give investors a break from the stress of the stock market. These alternative investments do...

Bill Comrie Bill Comrie Bill Comrie Bill Comrie


Bill Comrie could never have imagined that his little furniture store in a brick warehouse would one day hit $1 billion in sales. Meet the...

Daryl Katz illustration Daryl Katz illustration Daryl Katz illustration Daryl Katz illustration


Inside the world of Edmonton’s most reclusive – and divisive – citizen.

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The burgeoning craft brewing industry is bringing together small businesses across the province.

Dollars and Sense: Inside the Weird (and Sometimes Wonderful) World of Private Lenders in Alberta Dollars and Sense: Inside the Weird (and Sometimes Wonderful) World of Private Lenders in Alberta Dollars and Sense: Inside the Weird (and Sometimes Wonderful) World of Private Lenders in Alberta Dollars and Sense: Inside the Weird (and Sometimes Wonderful) World of Private Lenders in Alberta


Why private lenders have more in common with bankers than bookies, and why the economy needs them.

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