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Roxanne Duigou

Roxanne is an engineer with a background in disaster response, alternative building technology, and small business. A mandate to encourage the best and tackle the worst has woven a common thread through her work. There is an adage translated throughout the world that ‘a burden shared is a burden halved’ and the following relentless questions […]

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Peter Duck

Peter holds a Master Degree in Environmental Studies with a background that ranges from hydrometeorology to wildlife ecology and environmental impact assessment. He began his career working for the Canadian Parks Agency’s interpretive program in Banff and Jasper National Parks planning and producing a variety heritage interpretation exhibits. Mr. Duck has also worked independently as […]

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Roxanne Doerksen

Sometimes, life throws a wrench in the machine and that is exactly how T.R.A.D. Worm Industries was born. For Roxanne Doerksen, an ERT (Environmental Reclamation Technologist), the predictable success of any project is the planting medium and vermicast is an excellent soil amendment. By using organics that are slated for the landfill as feedstock for […]

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David Dodge

David Dodge is the producer of Green Energy Futures, a series of more than 230 documentaries on clean energy leaders, projects and technologies from across Canada. You can see his documentaries at GreenEnergyFutures.ca and listen to his features weekly on CKUA Radio across Alberta. David is co-chair of Edmonton’s Energy Transition Advisory Committee that advises […]

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Jeff Dirks

KBL is an Environmental company providing: industrial waste management, infrastructure abatement + demolition and contaminated site remediation. Jeff is a co-founding partner with a background in waste management, environmental consulting and technology development. This experience has helped drive KBL into new markets and business lines throughout Northern and Western Canada. Jeff’s role is to provide […]

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Chief Greg Desjarlais

Greg Desjarlais was born in High Prairie, Alberta, he has over 20 years’ experience in various capacities such as farming, recreational programming, economic development and First Nation Governance. Greg is an avid sports enthusiast who follows the cultural teachings learnt from his parents Albert and Alma Desjarlais. Greg is in his 1st year of a […]

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Peter Demong

As the elected representative for Ward 14, Peter Demong brings a successful business background, and entrepreneurial spirit to Calgary City Council. With 18 years as a business owner, and 25 years in the field of Logistics Management under his belt, he offers the ability to manage budgets and understand the needs of small and large […]

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John Coyne

John D. Coyne Vice President, External Affairs & Sustainability, Unilever Canada Inc. John is well known for his leadership in corporate sustainability.He is a passionate activator of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, Unilever’s strategy to grow the business, reduce its environmental footprint and increase its positive contribution to society.John is Executive Chair of the Board […]

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Tonny Colyn

Since 2013 Tonny has represented The Salvation Army Thrift Store National Recycling Operation, one of Canada’s largest non-profit thrift retailer, diverting textiles and household goods from landfill. As the National Director of Business Development and Sustainability, and part of the National Leadership Team, Tonny has been instrumental in establishing The Salvation Army Canada as a […]

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Cherie Cohen

Cherie is a digital geek. Cherie is a data geek. Cherie is a natural-born storyteller. And Cherie loves building brands. Cherie spent over 15 years on the for-profit side of the world, with large brands like CIBC, RBC, Rogers Cable, part of the launch teams at The National Post newspaper and Wish Magazine at St. […]

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