Mr. Peter M. Brown

Peter Brown
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Board of Directors

Peter Brown (OBC, LL.D., LittD) founded Canaccord Financial Inc. (and its predecessors) in 1968 which now operates as a publicly traded investment dealer under the name of Canaccord Genuity Group with major operations in Canada, USA and Europe.  Peter Brown is currently serving as Chairman of the Board for the Fraser Institute and is Chairman Emeritus of the Investment Industry Association of Canada.  As well, he is British Columbia’s representative on the Advisory Committee to the Canadian Securities Transition Office to lead the transition to a single Canadian securities regulator.  Mr. Brown is the Honorary Chairman of the fund drive for the Emily Carr University of Art & Design and is the past Chairman of the Vancouver Police Foundation.   Peter Brown has been awarded several awards over the years including Ernst & Young’s Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year, the Ernst & Young’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Order of British Columbia and Honorary Degrees from the University of British Columbia, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, The Justice Institute of British Columbia and Wilfred Laurier University.  He has been inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame and the Investment Industry Association Hall of Fame.  Mr.  Brown has received both the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals.  Peter Brown has served on the boards of numerous private sector and crown corporations and currently sits on the board of Keg Restaurants Ltd. and as a Trustee of the BC Business Council. 

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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