Torys is pleased to announce the finalists for the Canada’s Passion Capitalists awards

October 03, 2012

Canada's Passion CapitalistsTorys is pleased to announce the 2012 finalists for the Canada’s Passion Capitalists awards program.

Based on the best-selling book Passion Capital by Paul Alofs, Canada's Passion Capitalists is a national awards program that celebrates Canadian organizations that have achieved long-term success by creating passion capital: the energy, intensity and sustainability needed to generate superior results. Torys is proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural Canada’s Passion Capitalists awards.

"The 2012 finalists are leading public, private and not-for-profit organizations that live and breathe the seven principles of passion capital — creed, culture, courage, brand, resources, strategy and persistence — across every aspect of their organizations," said Paul Alofs, president and CEO of Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.

To celebrate the finalists’ accomplishments, five award galas will take place nationally on November 5, 2012. From the list of 28 finalists, 10 winners will be announced and awarded the distinction of Canada's Passion Capitalists live on BNN on November 9 and profiled in the National Post on November 10, 2012.

These are the finalists

Finalist Industry
Acadia University Academia
AMJ Campbell Transportation & Logistics Services
ATB Financial Financial Services
BCLC Government
Brick Brewing Co. Limited Consumer Products
British Columbia Automobile Association Consumer Products
Calgary Stampede Not for Profit
Certified General Accountants of Ontario Not for Profit
Communitech Not for Profit
Desjardins Financial Services
GoodLife Fitness Hospitality
Halifax International Airport Authority Transportation & Logistics Services
Kids and Company Ltd. Professional/Business Services
Lakefield College School, Lakefield College School Foundation  Academia
Lakeside Process Controls Ltd Distributors
Laurentian Bank of Canada Financial Services
Nautel Limited Technology
OMERS Financial Services
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Not for Profit, Sans but lucratif
Pete's Retail
Pfizer Canada Health & Life Sciences
RSM Richter Professional/Business Services
Ryerson University Academia
Saint Mary's University Academia
Shoppers Drug Mart Retail
The Brick Ltd Retail
The Marketing Store Professional/Business Services
Wilfrid Laurier University Academia

For more information, see the Canada’s Passion Capitalists website or the full press release here.

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