The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works. У вас есть вопрос? У нас есть ответ. Решая сложные задачи бизнеса, мы улучшаем мир. У вас є запитання? У нас є відповідь. Вирішуючи складні завдання бізнесу, ми змінюємо світ на краще. Meilleure la question, meilleure la réponse. Pour un monde meilleur. 問題越好。答案越好。商業世界越美好。 问题越好。答案越好。商业世界越美好。

 

Regional programs

Entrepreneur Of The Year honours the spirit and contribution of entrepreneurs here and around the world.

Given the unique character of the different markets across Canada, Entrepreneur Of The Year seeks nominations in five regions:

  • Pacific (British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories)
  • Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba)
  • Ontario
  • Quebec
  • Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador).


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For regional dates and contacts please select a region below:
Pacific  |  Prairies  |  Ontario  |  Quebec  |  Atlantic

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Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

Pacific region


EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Pacific finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Region judges

Ali Pejman
Ali Pejman
Partner
Fort Capital Partners
Cathy Thorpe
Cathy Thorpe
CEO
Nurse Next Door
Jill Earthy
Jill Earthy
Head of Growth
Female Funders
Keith Spencer
Keith Spencer
Partner
FASKEN
Marsha Walden
Marsha Walden
President and CEO
Destination British Columbia
Rob McCurdy
Rob McCurdy
CEO
Pinnacle Renewable Energy
Sacha McLean
Sacha McLean
Vice Chairman
McLean Group

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Pacific winners

 

Mark your 2019 calendar!

Nominations open: 1 March 2019
Close of nominations: 22 April 2019
Nominee interviews: May 2019
Regional nominee reception: 19 June 2019
Finalists announced: July 2019
Finalists celebration: 25 July 2019
Pacific Gala Vancouver Convention Centre
3 October 2019
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Contact us

Regional Specialist: Sarah Catford
604 643 5455
Pacific Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Lui Petrollini
604 648 3803
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Nominate an entrepreneur for 2018 today!

 

Prairies region

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Prairies finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Prairies judges

Brenda Nowakowski
Brenda Nowakowski
VP Finance
JNE Welding
Kristi Cawthorn
Kristi Cawthorn
CEO
Startec
Linda McCurdy
Linda McCurdy
Director, President and CEO
K-Bro Linen Systems Inc.
Lorne Jacobson
Lorne Jacobson
Vice Chairman
TriWest Capital Partners
Marcela Mandeville
Marcela Mandeville
CEO
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
Mike Fata
Mike Fata
Founder
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods
Tim Melton
Tim Melton
Chairman
Melcor Developments
 

Mark your 2019 calendar!

Nominations open: 1 March 2019
Close of nominations: 22 April 2019
Nominee interviews: May 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Saskatoon:

6 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Edmonton:
19 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Winnipeg:

20 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Calgary:
25 June 2019

Judging day

26 June 2019

Finalists announced

July 2019
Edmonton Finalist Reception
September 2019
Calgary Finalist Reception
September 2019
Saskatoon Finalist Dinner
September 2019
Winnipeg Finalist Dinner
September 2019
Prairies Gala Calgary Telus Convention Centre
10 October 2019
Purchase Tickets
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Meghan Schimpf
403 206 5486
Prairies Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Rob Jolley
780 638 6656
Calgary Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Dean Radomsky
403 206 5180
Edmonton Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Rob Jolley
780 638 6656
Saskatoon Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Greg Keller
306 649 8218
Winnipeg Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Joe Healey
204 954 5568

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Prairies winners

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Ontario region

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Ontario finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Ontario judges

Alan Quarry
Alan Quarry
Chairman
Quarry Integrated Communications
Anne Sado
Anne Sado
President
George Brown College
Bruce Poon Tip
Bruce Poon Tip
Founder
G Adventures
Code Cubitt
Code Cubitt
Founder & Managing Director
Mistral Venture Partners
Kim Mason
Kim Mason
Senior Vice President | Business Distribution, Strategy & Performance | Personal and Commercial Banking
Royal Bank of Canada
Lee McDonald
Lee McDonald
President & CEO
Southmedic Inc.
Lori O'Neill
Lori O'Neill
FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, CPA
Independent Director
Teresa Lee
Teresa Lee
Director
OMERS Private Equity Inc.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Ontario winners

Mark your 2019 calendar!

Nominations open 1 March 2019
Close of nominations 22 April 2019
Nominee interviews May 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Toronto
EY Tower, 40th floor, Toronto
19 June 2019
Finalists announced July 2019
Finalists celebration EY Tower, 40th floor, Toronto
17 September 2019
Ontario Gala Metro Toronto Convention Centre
24 October 2019
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Contact us

Regional Specialist: Aoife Geary
416 932 5301
Ontario Co-Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Craig Roskos
416 943 3193
Ontario Co-Director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Paula Smith
416 943 2981
Ottawa Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Stephen McIntyre
613 598 4285
London Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Warren Granger
519 646 5534
Southwestern Ontario Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Kevin J. Casey
519 571 3311
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Quebec region

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Quebec Finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Quebec judges

Andrew Richardson
Andrew Richardson
President
Targray
Brigitte Jalbert
Brigitte Jalbert
CEO
Les Emballages Carrousel
Claudine Labelle
Claudine Labelle
President & Founder
Fillactive
Constance Raymond
Constance Raymond
Vice President
Outbox Technology Inc.
Jacques Foisy
Jacques Foisy
President & Managing Partner
Novacap
Jean-Yves Germain
Jean-Yves Germain
co-CEO
Group Germain
Martin Deschênes
Martin Deschênes
President & Founder
Groupe Deschênes Inc.

Mark your 2019 calendar!

Nominations open 1 March 2019
Close of nominations 22 April 2019
Nominee interviews May 2019
Regional nominee reception EY Montréal
19 June 2019
Finalists announced July 2019
Finalists celebration EY Montréal
12 September 2019
Quebec Gala Arsenal Comtemporary art, Montreal
7 November 2019
 

Contact us

Regional Specialist: Josée Rioux
514 874 4471
Montreal Leader and
Co-director, Entrepreneur Of The Year:

Luc Charbonneau
514 879 2638

Co-director,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Daniel Baer
514 879 2603
Quebec City Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Nancy Avoine
418 640 5129

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Quebec winners

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Atlantic region

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Atlantic Finalists

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Atlantic judges

Andrea Feunekes
Andrea Feunekes
CEO, President and Co-Founder
Remsoft Inc.
Douglas Hall
Douglas Hall
Director (retired)
Pattern Energy Group Inc.
Ed Barrett
Ed Barrett
President
Barrett Corporation
Kent Scales
Kent Scales
CEO
Scales Group of Companies
Robyn Eddy
Nora Duke
Executive Vice President
Fortis Inc.
Toon Nagtegaal
Toon Nagtegaal
Founder & Owner
THENEXTPHASE

Mark your 2019 calendar!

Nominations open:1 March 2019
Close of nominations:22 April 2019
Nominee interviews:May 2019
PEI Nominee dinner:Charlottetown
6 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Newfoundland:
St. John's
6 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- New Brunswick:
Moncton
4 June 2019
Regional nominee reception
- Nova Scotia:
Halifax
26 June 2019
Nominee and Judges Reception: Halifax
26 June 2019
Judges Dinner: Exchange on Hollis, Halifax
26 June 2019
Judging Day: EY Office, Halifax
27 June 2019

Finalists announced:
July 2019
Atlantic Gala Halifax Convention Centre
17 October 2019
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Contact us

Regional Specialist:Cristina Burca
416 943 2114
Atlantic Director and Halifax Leader,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Gina Kinsman
902 421 6291
Atlantic Leader,
New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Steve McLaughlin
506 388 7762
Atlantic Leader,
Newfoundland and Labrador,
Entrepreneur Of The Year:
Andrea White
709 570 8212

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Atlantic winners

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