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

Robbie Burns celebration

Robbie Burns Gala at the Pan Pacific Vancouver: January 25

The Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet, Robbie Burns, on January 25.  The event will include fundraising for Prostate Cancer Canada's Plaid for Dad campaign. There will be a traditional itinerary, starting with the official piping in of the guests, with exclusive malt tastings, authentic Scottish cuisine celebrating the haggis and ending the evening with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne. Click here for more information and tickets.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.

 

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi leads identification of gene linked to growth of aggressive neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC)

DNA

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