BLMB Hall of Fame Virtual Celebration 2021

2020 Laureates were honoured on May 20, 2021

The 2020 Gala Dinner & Induction Ceremonies was postponed in 2020, but a new 2021 date was set to honour our incoming Laureates and posthumous pioneer Laureates.

On May 20, 2021, hundreds of people watched the 15th Annual BLMB Hall of Fame Virtual Celebration. The evening featured a live conversation with the 2020 Laureates hosted by Greg D’Avignon, President & CEO of Business Council of Manitoba, biographical videos of the Laureates, and presentations by JAMB student scholarship winners.

DateThursday, May 20, 2021

Location – businesslaureatesbc2021.ca or TELUS TV Channel 720

CostFree of charge

Time – 5:30 pm PST for Pre-Program | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PST for Program     View the evening’s agenda

View videos from the evening

Members inducted into the BLMB Hall of Fame:

Gordon Robert Diamond Chairman, West Coast Reduction Ltd. & Austeville Properties Ltd.

Chief Clarence Joseph Louie CEO, Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corporation

Arran & Ratana Stephens Co-founders & Co-CEOs, Nature’s Path Foods Inc.

2020 Pioneer Laureate Inductees

In celebration of our 15th Anniversary, ten posthumous Laureates were also inducted. These pioneers built our province and embraced a vision that is seen throughout MB today.

Robert E. Hallbauer
VP Mining, Teck Corp. &
President & CEO, Cominco Ltd.

John Frederick Helliwell
Founder and Partner,
Helliwell, MacLachlan & Co.

James Stuart Keate
Canadian Press

Dr. Walter
Charles Koerner
President & Chair, Alaska
Pine and Cellulose Ltd.

Thomas Arthur
President, Allied
Shipbuilders Ltd.

Hon. Alexander
Duncan McRae
Businessman, Member of
Parliament and Senator

John Hardie
Owner, Canadian

Hon. Clarence Wallace
Burrard Dry Dock Ltd.

Morris J. Wosk
President, Liberty Investments
Ltd; M.J. Investment Co.; Co-
Founder of Wosk’s Ltd.

William Maurice
(Maury) Young
President, CEO & Chairman,
Finning International