Mr. Conrad Pinette

Mr. Conrad Pinette
Team: 
Board of Directors
Positions: 

Chairman of the Board

Conrad Pinette was born in Manitoba, relocated to British Columbia in 1950 and educated at Private Schools in British Columbia and a program at UBC. He completed four years of a five Program in Forestry and Business Administration at UBC before returning to Williams Lake, BC to manage Family Businesses. Mr. Pinette sold the Family Forest Products business to British Columbia Forest Products Limited in 1982 and continued in Senior Executive positions with BCFP and Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited until 1990. 

Mr. Pinette joined Lignum Limited, a private forest products company, in 1990 as President and Chief Operating Officer. When it was sold to Riverside Forest Products Limited in December 2004, he continueed as Executive Vice President of Riverside until it was acquired by Tolko Industries Ltd in October 2005. He assisted Tolko in the integration of Riverside and Tolko from October 2005 to December 2006. 

A professional Director for a number of Forest Industry Public Companies and Mining Industry Companies from 1985 through 2011, Mr. Pinette was also Chairman of Finning Inernational Inc. from 2005 to 2011.

He is currently a Director of Canfor Corporation, Canfor Pulp Inc., Cariboo Foundation and the VGH and UBC Prostate Advisory Board.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

Events

VPC Terry Fox team 2016

Terry Fox Run: Sunday September 16, 2018

On Sunday September 16, the fundraising Terry Fox walk/run/ride is taking place across Canada.  We are grateful for our  grant support provided by The Terry Fox Foundation and Terry Fox Research Institute continously since 1998 - click here to donate to our team (opens in new window)

 

Vancouver

18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference: Sat Sept 22, 2018

The 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference for patients, their families and health care professionals will be held in Vancouver on Saturday September 22, from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Click here for further details and to purchase tickets ($30, includes lunch). (Opens in new window)

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Dr. Gleave awarded the 2018 Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research

Dr. Gleave
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Three VPC trainees receive 2018 VCHRI Rising Star Awards

2018 Rising Star Awardees
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