Membership

Membership to the Business Council of Manitoba is by invitation only. Members must be Chief Executive Officers of important companies, large, medium sized and smaller enterprises, with their head offices in this province.

We have invited only those business leaders who have made commitments, both business and personal, to the health and prosperity of the Manitoba community. Our member companies generate in excess of $35 billion of revenue annually, employ more than 55,000 Manitobans and pay tens of millions of dollars a year in taxation.

Member Title  Company
Mr. Scott Stirton  President & CEO Architecture 49
Mr. Armin Martens President & CEO Artis Reit
Mr. Kevin Sitka President & CEO Assiniboine Credit Union
Mr. Shea Robinson President  B.A. Robinson Co. Ltd.
Mr. Alan Barkman President  Barkman Concrete Products
Mr. Dan McKeen  Vice Chair  BellMTS Western Canada
Mr. Rob Penner President & CEO Bison Transport
Mr. John MacAulay Regional President BMO
Mr. John Bockstael  President & CEO Bockstael Construction
Mr. Brock Bulbock  Executive Chair Boyd Group
Ms. Polly Craik Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Arthur DeFehr Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Eric Johnson Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Kevin Kavanagh Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Hon. Richard Kroft Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Hon. Otto Lang Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Charles Loewen Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Nick Logan Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba 
Mr. Tom Pundyk Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba 
Mr. Sandy Riley Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Ross Robinson Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba 
Mr. Don Streuber Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Murray Taylor Distinguished Member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. R.M. Kozminski Founding Member Business Council of Manitoba 
Mr. Arthur Mauro Founding member Business Council of Manitoba
Mr. Tom Bryk President  Cambrian Credit Union
Mr. Leo Ledohowski President & CEO Canad Inns
Mr. Paul Mahon President & CEO Canada Life 
Mr. Jeff Vassart President & CEO Cargill Limited
Mr. Jason Stefanson Vice Chairman & Managing Director CIBC
Mr. Steven Kroft President & CEO Conviron 
Mr. Garth Manness CEO Credit Union Central of Manitoba
Mr. Michael Dubowec President & Chief Executive Officer CWB National Leasing 
Mr. Ray Bouchard President  Enns Brothers
Mr. Mike Pyle President & Chief Executive Officer Exchange Income Corporation
Ms. Ida Albo Managing Partner Fort Garry Hotel
Mr. Jamie Brown CEO & Executive Producer Frantic Films
Mr. Chad Friesen CEO Friesens 
Mr. James Cohen President & CEO Gendis Inc
Mr. Elmer Hildebrand CEO Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.
Mr. Grant Lazaruk President Hylife
Mr. Grant Cockshott President & CEO Innovair Group
Mr. Jeff Carney President & CEO Investors Group
Mr. Hartley T. Richardson President & CEO James Richardson & Sons Ltd.
Mr. David Johnston  President Johnston Group Inc.
Mr. Alan Borger President & CEO Ladco Company Limited
Mr. Al Babiuk CEO Loewen Windows Ltd.
Mr. Don Boitson President &CEO Longview Aviation Capital Corp
Mr. Dan Pashniak General Manager Magellan Aerospace
Ms. Brenda Slikker Interm President & CEO Manitoba Blue Cross
Mr. Blake Fitzpatrick Partner Maple Leaf Construction
Mr. Doug Harvey President & CEO Maxim Truck and Trailer
Mr. Bob Mazer  President & CEO Mazergroup
Mr. Jason Yates President & CEO McMunn & Yates
Dr. Albert Friesen President & CEO Medicure Inc.
Mr. Brad Peacock President & Chief Investment Officer Megill Stephenson Co. Ltd.
Mr. Roy Cook President & CEO Monarch Industries Ltd.
Mr. Paul Soubry President & CEO New Flyer Industries
Mr. Chuck Loewen Chairman & CEO Online Business Systems
Mr. Peter Tielmann President & CEO Palliser Furniture Limited
Mr. Jean Pierre Parenty President Parenty Reitmeier Inc.
In Transition   Paul’s Hauling Ltd.
Ms. Barb Gamey President Payworks
Mr. Albert El Tassi  President & CEO Peerless Garments
Mr. Jim Tennant President & CEO Piston Ring Service
Mr. Gord Pollard Executive Chair Pollard Banknote Ltd.
Mr. Gerry Price Chairmen & CEO Price Industries Ltd.
Mr. Kevin Van  President  Qualico Developments
Ms. Kim Ulmer Regional President RBC
Dr. Donald S. Reimer CEO & Chairman Reimer World Corp.
Mr. Curt Vossen President CEO Richardson International Limited
Mr. Richard Bracken Chairman Royal Canadian Securities Ltd.
Mr. Josh Lawson VP & Market Lead Scotia Bank
Mr. Arni Thorsteinson  President & CEO Shelter Canadian Properties Ltd.
Mr. Chris Watson VP TD Bank 
Mr. E.J. Rick Duha Managing Director The Duha Group
Mr. Edward Kennedy President & CEO The North West Company
Mr. Jeff Goy President & CEO The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.
Mr. Philipp R. Ens Chairman Triple E RV
Mr. Mark Chipman Executive Chairman True North Sports & Entertainment 
Ms. Jane Mactaggart President & CEO Tundra Oil & Gas Partnership
Mr. Bob Silver President & CEO Western Glove Works Ltd.
Mr. David Baxter President & CEO Westman Communications Group
Mr. Barry Rempel President & CEO Winnipeg Airports Authority
Mr. Darryl Levy President & CEO Wynward Insurance Group