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Captain Ken Burton, Executive Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum
Ken Burton describes the choices he’s made in his career as “if the door was open, I was prone to step through it.” Indeed, moving from a background in fine arts, through to medical forensic photography, then the many opportunities...
Captain John Cox, CEO, Black Ball Ferry Line Inc.
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “classic” as: serving as a standard of excellence; used to describe something that has come to be considered one of the best of its kind; historically memorable; fashionable year after year. Whether...
Wendy Zatylny, President, Association of Canadian Port Authorities
It's not a stretch to consider ports across Canada as the most important sector of our economy. With 90 per cent of goods coming into Canada by ship and, as the best way to get our resources to foreign markets, a well-run, efficient port can mean...
Joe O'Rourke, Vice President and General Manager, Victoria Shipyards, photo credit: Dave Roels (www.daveroels.com)
It can’t be easy taking over from one of the most well-known and respected characters in B.C.’s maritime industry, but that’s exactly what Joe O’Rourke did. In replacing Malcolm Barker as Vice President and General Manager, Vi...
Ron Brinkhurst (Photo by Dave Roels - www.daveroels.com)
Ron Brinkhurst, President of Tidal Transport & Trading Ltd., started the company with one client in 1999. Seventeen years later, along with partners Clay Petroff and Paul Gallant, Ron has grown Tidal into a powerhouse that touches on numerous fac...