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Jessica Vandenberghe (2018)

JESSICA VANDENBERGHE Indigenous Community Consultant and Project Engineer, Urban Systems Ltd. The 2018 Indigenous Resource Leadership Award is presented to Jessica Vandenberghe, Indigenous Community Consultant and Project Engineer at Urban Systems Ltd., in recognition of the extensive efforts she has undertaken outside of her formal work to promote understanding and education with Indigenous peoples, particularly…

Steve Williams (2018)

STEVE WILLIAMS Chief Executive Officer, Suncor Energy Inc. The 2018 Resource Leadership Award is presented to Steve Williams, Chief Executive Officer of Suncor Energy, is being recognized for his extensive career in building Canada’s energy sector as well as his numerous contributions including serving as a founding member of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA),…

Pat Carlson (2017)

PAT CARLSON Founding Chief Executive Officer | Original Director, Seven Generations Energy The 2017 Resource Leadership Award is presented to Pat Carlson, Founding CEO and Original Director of Seven Generations Energy, in recognition of his unique leadership style in pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology that define leading performance in the oil and gas…

The Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association (2014)

2014 Aboriginal Rewarding Partnerships Award The Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association Northeast Alberta Apprenticeship Initiative The mandate of the Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association (TCETSA) is to help improve employment opportunities for First Nations people and enable them to fully participate in the Canadian economy. A variety of innovative vehicles have…

The Blood Tribe – Fort McKay First Nation Employment Partnership Pilot Project (2013)

2013 Aboriginal Rewarding Partnership Award  The Blood Tribe – Fort McKay First Nation Employment Partnership Pilot Project It was hoped when this award was established ten years ago that, ultimately, “all-First-Nations” partnerships would emerge to affirm, reflect, and promote the inherent ability and capacity of aboriginal people to succeed independently of any particular industrial partner….

Global Restoration Corporation (2014)

2014 Major Reclamation Award – Global Restoration Corp. For a quarter-century, Global Restoration has been dedicated to assisting the natural restoration of land used for industrial purposes to forest and animal habitats. In doing so, it focuses on four key service areas: restoration planning and operations, mechanical site preparation, research and innovation, and native seed…

Suncor Energy (2010)

2010 Major Reclamation Award: Suncor Energy Suncor Energy Suncor Energy has made strong advances in tailings pond reclamation at their oil sands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. In 2010 Suncor became the first oil sands company to conduct surface revegetation of a tailings pond. As well, since 2003, Suncor has been researching, piloting and…

Alfred Burke – Cenovus Energy Inc. (2009)

2009 Major Reclamation Award (Alfred Burke, Cenovus Energy Inc) Alfred Burke accepted the ACR’s Major Reclamation Award on behalf of Cenovus which operates oil and gas wells within a public grazing near Brooks, Alberta called Antelope Creek Ranch. The area is managed by Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and accommodates wildlife, waterfowl, cattle grazing and oil…

EPCOR & Sherritt Coal (2008)

EPCOR and Sherritt Coal- 2008 Major Reclamation Award Environmental work at Genesee Mine has returned 600 hectares into productive farm land and wildlife habitat, earning the mine partners, EPCOR and Sherritt Coal, the 2008 Alberta Chamber of Resources’ Major Reclamation Award. “We are constantly working toward developing a cleaner future,” said Doreen Cole, EPCOR Vice-President…

Foothills Research Institute (2013)

2013 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD <strong><span style=”font-size: large;”><br></span></strong>   FOOTHILLS RESEARCH INSTITUTE The Model Forest program began in 1992 and was a Canadian response to address the issue of sustainable forest management. The program encouraged submissions from industrial partners working with a cross-section of partners such as community groups, first nations, government and non-governmental organizations to outline…