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Lifetime Achievement Alumni 2016 Jack Vanderlaan

The people closest to Jack describe him as a humble visionary entrepreneur known for empowering his team, quietly supporting his community, and for his inspiring leadership as exemplified by his signature line, “Are we having fun yet?” Read More

Lifetime Achievement Alumni 2013 Paul House

Paul House was born on a farm in Stoney Creek, Ontario in 1943 and began his work in the food and service business at an early age, marketing the family farm’s fruits and vegetables at the Hamilton Farmer’s Market. Read More

Lifetime Achievement Alumni 2008 Bruce Wilson

When Bruce Wilson left school at the age of 17, to help support his family after his father’s passing, no one could have predicted that he would ultimately be the force behind an organization that, at the time of award, employed approximately 1,500 people in Niagara. Read More