Speaker Date Topic
Kevin Keller Oct 28, 2016
Economic Development in MD of Greenview
Executive Nov 04, 2016
Membership Businesss Meeting
Cancelled. Remembrance Day Nov 11, 2016
No meeting
Tom Ruth, President and CEO Nov 18, 2016
Edmonton International Airport

Tom Ruth

President & CEO

Tom Ruth joined Edmonton Airports as President and Chief Executive Officer on January 27, 2014.  Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is Canada’s fastest growing airport in the last decade and Tom is responsible for the management and operation of both EIA as well as the nearby Villeneuve Airport which serves the general and recreational aviation sectors.

Prior to joining Edmonton Airports, Tom was President of Halifax International Airport, a position he held since 2008.  Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HIAA) handles half of Altantic Canada’s passenger and air cargo traffic, and under Tom’s leadership, HIAA was recognized with several global “best in class” awards for customer service.  Tom was formerly President & CEO at Oceanex Inc. until its privatization late in 2007.  From 2004-2007, Tom was President of Canadian North Airlines, a profitable 100 percent aboriginal-owned airline connecting Edmonton, Ottawa, and Calgary to Canada’s North.

From 1994-2004, Tom held numerous executive positions including Senior Vice President at Livingston International,  Canada’s largest cross-border  logistics, freight-forwarding and brokerage company.  Prior to his tenure at Livingston, Tom worked for Northwest Airlines for 10 years and was General Manager of the Eastern North America Region in the cargo department. 

Tom is past Chair of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) and also represents Canada on the Airports Council International (ACI) World Governing Board.

Also at the talk,   Traci Bednard- our VP of Passenger Market Development will also accompany Tom – just FYI

Ainsley Lamontagne Nov 25, 2016
Tourism in our region

Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Assoc will speak on the tourist season.  Economic impact on our region, etc.

President is Jason Halwa


Classifications + Eve Xmas Party Dec 02, 2016
Executive Dec 09, 2016
Club Elections
Michael Morgan, Weyerhaeuser Dec 16, 2016
Transition of new ownership
Meeting at Dream Home Dec 23, 2016
Xmas Social Time
TBA Dec 30, 2016
Classifications Jan 06, 2017
Bonnie Braun, Bill Leslie Jan 13, 2017
Methadone Treatment for Opiate Dependency. GP CAMP Clinic.
Beaverlodge Mayor Leona Hanson Jan 20, 2017
Victoria Wanihadie Jan 27, 2017
Saving a Language, a culture
TBA Feb 03, 2017
Joan Libsekal Senior Operating Officer AHS Feb 10, 2017
QEII and Regional Hospital.
Classifications Feb 17, 2017
Cam Sorenson and Chris Montgomery. Feb 24, 2017
Canadian Assoc. of Petroleum Producers. The Industry Today.
Executive Mar 03, 2017
Membership Businesss Meeting
TBA Mar 10, 2017
TBA Mar 17, 2017
TBA Mar 24, 2017
Classifications Mar 31, 2017
TBA Apr 07, 2017
Cancelled. Good Friday. Apr 14, 2017
TBA Apr 21, 2017