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MIAC Scholarships (2014-2021)

MIAC Scholarship Award Winners 2021 Jared Michael John Gardiyash Mustafa Jafari Grayson Alex Panko Thomas Maxwell Schonewille Keeley Lauren Toope Matthew Walcott 2020 Harjap Bains Mohammed Darwish Dawson Druar Michael Fraughton Jean-Pascal Leclerc Tomas Markoic-Gagne Moustafa Nasser Cliff Shepherd David Young 2019 Isaiah Carleton Syed Mustafa Fasih Austen Gibb Adam Gremm Benjamin Heartt Simon Lala…

Social Acceptance Committee: 2016 Committee Update

Throughout 2016, the Social Acceptance Committee has met to discuss Alberta’s resources industries in relation to the concept of a “triple future,” one that encompasses positive environmental, economic, and social outcomes. This year, the committee has accomplished: In cooperation with other ACR committees and working groups, identifies and shares examples of industry accomplishments and best practices….

COAA: 2017 Committee Update

The Construction Performance Committee operates under a mandate to improve productivity in heavy industrial construction and industrial maintenance. The committee is developing next-generation tools for advanced work packaging, championing the implementation of workface planning and rework reduction strategies, and developing the tools and the culture for incorporating benchmarking into Alberta construction practices.

Audrey Poitras (2016)

Audrey was elected as the first female President in 1996, becoming the longest-serving President of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA). This is a strong statement that displays the trust and leadership she has gained. Audrey has been a strong advocate for Métis rights and will continue to move the Métis rights agenda forward with…

Dam Integrity: State of Engineering Practice

ACR’s Dam Integrity Advisory Committee (DIAC) has identified approximately 90 guidelines, technical bulletins, papers and other references relevant to the state of engineering practice for dam integrity.

Jim Ellis (2016)

Jim Ellis entered Alberta’s public service in 2006 after a distinguished career in the Canadian Armed Forces, commanding various missions in Canada, Germany, Bosnia, United Kingdom and Afghanistan. Following his final overseas mission as the Senior Commander Canadian Task Force for Canada’s mission to Afghanistan in 2004-2005, he became Executive Director of the Alberta Environment…

Brian C. Ferguson (2014)

The nominating committee of the Alberta Chamber of Resources has chosen Brian Ferguson as the 2014 Resource Person of the Year, to Honour a long career of outstanding leadership in support of ACR’s core mission: the orderly and responsible development of Alberta’s natural resources. In particular, and in keeping with ACR’s overarching Strategic Framework, Mr….

Don Lowry (2013)

2013 RESOURCE PERSON OF THE YEAR DON LOWRY The nominating committee of the Alberta Chamber of Resources has chosen Don Lowry as the 2013 Resource Person of the Year to honor a long career of outstanding leadership in support of the orderly and responsible development of Alberta’s resources—a career populated by countless milestones of achievement…

Andy Clark (2010)

2010 Resource Person of The Year Andy Clark Founder and CEO of Clark Builders brings 75th ACR Awards Banquet Crowd to its Feet In keeping with the historical theme of the evening, Mr. Clark traced the roots of Clark Builders’ success, attributing much of it, from its start in Yellowknife and in addition to an…

Pat Daniel (2009)

2009 Resource Person of The Year Pat Daniel A conscientious leader who inspires by setting the example They say virtue is its own reward. So is excellence. Even so, recognition from one’s peers for outstanding leadership in the resource sector is icing on the cake for Pat Daniel, named the 2009 Alberta Chamber of Resources…


14 Jun 8:30am

2022 Mid Year Meeting

ConocoPhillips Auditorium

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Meet the Alberta Chamber of Resources

Learn the history of our organization and how the Alberta Chamber of Resources is helping to make resource extraction in our province safer, and more profitable.

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