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

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Breast & Prostate Cancer half-day virtual conference: Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The What you Need to Know for Your Patients Post Breast & Prostate Cancer Conference, taking place online on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 from 8:00am – 1:30pm, is an accredited virtual half-day conference focusing on screening, treatment, side-effect management & emerging new therapies for breast & prostate cancer patients. Click here for more information and to register. 

Dr. Peter Black, team captain

Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 19th, 2021

The 41st Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 19, 2021. If you are able, please consider donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research. 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Recent publication proposes a potential new therapeutic approach to treatment-resistant prostate cancer

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr. Cherkasov receives 2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Cherkasov