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

Rock4Prostate

Rock4Prostate fundraiser - Friday Nov 8, 2019

The 2nd annual Rock4Prostate event takes place Friday Nov 8 at the Backstage Lounge Pub on Granville Island.  Tickets available at Eventbrite and at the door ($20 or $10 for students 19+), with proceeds going to Prostate Cancer Canada.  Please visit the Facebook event page for more details

VPC Movember 2013 team

Movember fundraiser: Nov. 1 - 30, 2019

Movember is an international charity raising funds for men's health initiatives. Movember Canada focuses on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Please visit moteam.co/the-vancouver-prostate-centre to join or donate to our Centre's Movember fundraising team.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, September 16, 2019

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg awarded Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember 2019 Discovery Grants

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drs. Wyatt and Sorensen receive 2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards for Distinguished Achievement

Drs Wyatt and Sorensen
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Drs. Sorensen, Ester and Huntsman elected to Royal Society of Canada

Drs Sorensen, Ester, Huntsman