Northern Lights Award of Distinction
The Northern Lights Award of Distinction publicly honors, in a concrete way, individuals and organizations that have made a positive and lasting difference in our community. The Chamber has sought to acknowledge excellence as and where it can be both demonstrated and justified and when, in our opinion, it is aptly deserved.
Among other criteria, recipients of the award demonstrate exceptional leadership, have had a significant economic effect on Edmonton, and have acted in accordance with the Edmonton Chamber's mandate, principle, and values.
Past recipients of the award are:
2018 - Brent Hesje, CEO, Fountain Tire Ltd.
2017 - Greg Christenson, Christenson Developments
2016 - The Oilers Entertainment Group
2015 - The Naqvi Family and Cameron Corporation
2014 - Gord Wiebe
2013 - The Melton Family
2012 - Tommy Banks
2011- John & Bunny Ferguson
2010 - Bill Comrie
2009 - Irv Kipnes
2008 - Sandy Mactaggart & Jean de La Bruyére
2007 - Dr. Don Stanley
2006 - The Edmonton Investors Group
2005 - The Hole Family
2004 - John and Barbara Poole
2003 - Don Wheaton Sr.
2002 - Eric Newell
2001 - Stanley Milner
2000 - Don Sprague
1999 - Not awarded
1998 - Paul Wacko