On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, BBB Serving The Atlantic Provinces held its 9th Annual Atlantic Business Ethics Awards at the World Trade Centre in Halifax.
Over 330 guests attended the event with local businesses, to network and hear about the nominees and winners of the ethics awards.
The Atlantic Business Ethics Award was created to recognize and honor organizations in Atlantic Canada that champion integrity and demonstrate marketplace ethics.
Retired Maritime Noon host Costas Halavrezos emceed the event and announced the winners of the awards. BBB President and CEO, Don MacKinnon and Scotiabank Vice President Gordon Brost congratulated the six winners.
The event would not be possible without the support of our valued sponsors: Scotiabank, CJM Solutions+, Medavie Blue Cross, Sobey School of Business, Johnson Insurance, Stewart McKelvey, SBW, Toyota Plaza, Think Imaging Solution, , The Chronicle Herald, Westjet, Atlantica Hotel Halifax and Advanced Systems.
And the winners are:
FEED NOVA SCOTIA of Halifax, NS
FEED NOVA SCOTIA’s mission is to alleviate the effects of poverty. As the provincial association for Food Banks Canada, their core business is to provide over 150 food banks, shelters and meal programs with a reliable and balanced source of perishable and non-perishable food. Through research, awareness activities and client programs, they also help address issues at the root of hunger and poverty.
Non Profit Category
Shelter Nova Scotia of Halifax, NS
Shelter Nova Scotia is dedicated to ending homelessness one person at a time and assisting people in moving from crisis back to community. We provide over 44,000 warm and safe nights each year to people in need, and help them get, and maintain a home.
Under 15 Employees Category
Biscuit General Store of Halifax, NS
Biscuit General Store is a boutique department store located in Downtown Halifax since 1996. We offer a broad, curated selection of men’s and women’s fashion, as well as gifts, home décor, accessories and novelties in a quirky, retro-inspired atmosphere. For us, our staff, community, and service are just as important as our bottom line.
16-50 Employees Category
Aerobics First of Halifax, NS
Aerobics First, and its new business, Preamble Footwear, are locally owned businesses , selling shoes, equipment and clothing for walking, running and skiing, but also selling , living and promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. Since 1980, we believe our success comes from our passionate commitment to serving our customers, and giving back to our community
51-100 Employees Category
Miller Tire of Dartmouth, NS
Miller Tirecraft is a family owned business based in Halifax with 11 stores throughout the Maritimes and a further 250 associates in Canada. We offer complete automotive care, along with maintenance services for medium and heavy duty transportation and construction equipment.
Over 100 Employees Category
Halifax International Airport Authority of Goffs, NS
Halifax International Airport Authority operates, manages and develops Halifax Stanfield International Airport – Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport, serving 3.6 million passengers annually. Halifax Stanfield is a major economic generator valued at over $1.27 billion to the provincial economy, and is recognized as a global leader in customer service excellence.
Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.