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

Plaid for Dad

Plaid for Dad Fundraiser, June 14, 2019

Plaid for Dad is a workplace fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Canada, with online registration & fundraising leading up to Friday June 14th's "wear plaid to work" day. Visit the event website to register a team, join/fundraise for a team or buy plaid to wear on the day.      

Fathers Day Walk Run 2019

Raymond James Father's Day Walk Run Fundraiser, June 16, 2019

The 21st Annual Raymond James Walk Run fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC takes place on Sunday June 16, 2019 in various locations across BC. Registration fees ($40) include a shirt and BBQ lunch, and are waived for those who raise over $150. Click here to sponsor our Centre's team (opens in new window).

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Friday, May 3, 2019

Dr. Mads Daugaard receives the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award

Dr. Daugaard
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Dr. Subramaniam joins UBC as Gobind Khorana Canada Excellence Research Chair in Precision Cancer Drug Design

Dr. Subramaniam
Monday, April 1, 2019

VPC's translational research profiled in UBC Faculty of Medicine News

Dr. Gleave at the VPC