The Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame is an initiative created by JA British Columbia (JABC) to honour British Columbia business leaders whose efforts have shaped our province and country. The Hall of Fame stands as a testament to the positive legacy the Laureates provide to future generations of business leaders.
On November 16, 2016, the 2017 Laureate Inductees were announced. They are:
Ross J. Beaty
Executive Chairman, Alterra Power Corp.
Chairman, Pan American Silver Corp.
David G. McLean, O.B.C., LL.D, F.ICD
Chair, The McLean Group of Companies
Chair Emeritus, Canadian National Railway Company
Honorary Chair and Co-founder, Colliers International
Richard “Ritchie” Nelson (1898-1983)
Founder and Chairman, Nelson Bros. Fisheries Ltd.
These outstanding individuals will be honoured at the 2017 Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremonies
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Time: 5:45 pm Reception | 6:45 pm Dinner
Dress: Black Tie
MC: Andrew Chang, Host CBC Vancouver News at 6
Keynote: Gordon Campbell, Former High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Former BC Premier