CALGARY, AB (July 20, 2018) – Six TEC members have been recognized as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2018 Awards. TEC Canada is a proud regional sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards and applauds the innovative vision and leadership of this year’s finalists, who represent Canada’s top entrepreneurial business leaders.

“Our TEC members are as diverse as the wide range of businesses they run. They are passionate entrepreneurs and business leaders who seek to make a difference at work and in the world around them,” says Todd Millar, TEC Canada President. “We’re proud to see their dedication and hard work be recognized at a national level by the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. On behalf of our TEC community, I wish all of this year’s finalists the best of luck at the National Awards Galas.”

Now in its 25nd year, Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards honour the country’s top entrepreneurs from all business sectors. The finalists were chosen based on their vision, leadership, innovation, financial success, personal integrity and work in giving back to their communities.

“We’ve seen some truly exceptional Canadian entrepreneurs come through the program over the last 25 years,” says François Tellier, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Program Director.” This year’s finalists are no exception. They are embracing technology to innovate, adapting business models amid sector convergence and putting purpose at the heart of what they do. Congratulations to all the finalists named in this year’s program.”

TEC member finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Awards are:

Pacific TEC member EY EOY finalists
Raminder Grewal, Keystone Environmental Ltd.
Michel Lalonde, Blue Pine Enterprises Ltd.

Prairies TEC member EY EOY finalists
Greg Hasiuk, Number TEN Architectural Group

Ontario TEC member EY EOY finalists
Michael Gettis, Overwater Limited
John Jastremski, MDS Aero Support Corporation
Robin Kerbel, Six Degrees Worldwide Inc.

This year’s award winners will be announced at the regional galas across Canada this fall. The overall winners from each region will attend the National EY Entrepreneur of the Year Gala in November where Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 will be named.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference by encouraging entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in 50 countries. For more information on the program, FAQs and key dates, please visit For the latest program updates, follow @EYCanada and join the conversation with #EOY.

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