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Feb 28, 2015

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Alberta Venture would like to thank our sponsors, Merit Contractors Association, Canadian Western Bank, Insight Insurance, Electrical Contractors Association, Supply Chain Management Association Alberta, and Amour Jewellers for their support in making this year’s event a great success. We celebrated Alberta’s top construction companies on April 16, 2015 at The Westin Edmonton.

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Alberta Venture would also like to thank everyone who attended the luncheon and its sponsors for their support in making this year’s event a great success. To see all of the event photos, please visit our Facebook page here.



THE CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR AWARDS celebrate the success and hard work of construction companies in Alberta. Shake hands and network with the construction industry’s most influential people at the Contractor of the Year Awards Gala.

PODCAST: Canadian Western Bank’s Senior VP & Regional GM for Northern Alberta, Michael Halliwell, tells Alberta Venture’s Jim Kerr that there’s plenty to be optimistic about in 2015

To be notified for next years event, please click here

If you have questions please call 780-990-0839 ext 244 or email

Trade Contractor of the Year (2 Awards)

  • Under $15 million annual revenue
    • Action Electrical Ltd
    • B & B Demolition
    • EverLine Coatings & Services – WINNER
  • Over $15 million annual revenue
    • AltaPro Electric
    • Arnett & Burgess Pipeliners
    • Muth Electrical Management – WINNER

General Contractor of the Year (2 Awards)

  • Under $50 million annual revenue
    • Kemway Contractors (2006) Ltd. – WINNER
    • Maverick Oilfield Services Ltd.
    • Pemco Construction Ltd.
  • Over $250 million annual revenue
    • Chandos Construction Ltd.
    • JV Driver
    • PCL Construction – WINNER
    • Stuart Olson

Heavy Civil Contractor of the Year (1 Award)

  • Taurus Projects Group – WINNER

Construction Person of the Year

  • Brent Fillmore, President, Fillmore Construction

The Contractor of the Year Awards are adjudicated by an independent panel of industry, governmental, and post-secondary individuals. To ensure unbiased selection, Alberta Venture, Merit Contractors, and ARHCA are not represented on the award selection panel. The construction champions selected will be those businesses that have the highest score based on the selection criteria.

To be eligible, companies must complete all parts of the submission form and meet the following criteria:

  • Companies must sell construction services, employ trades people, and/or contract out labour supply in the industrial, commercial, institutional, residential, civil, road building or oilfield construction sectors.
  • Companies must have their head office in Canada and a branch office in Alberta.
  • Public and private companies are eligible.
  • All decisions of the selection panel are final.

  • Application Deadline Extended– January 23, 2015. Nominations are now closed. To be notified about applications for the 2016 Contractor of the Year Awards, click here
  • Judging will take place in late January. Runners up will be notified in mid-February. Winners will be revealed at the Contractor of the Year Awards Gala.


  • May 1st, 2015 – The May issue of Alberta Venture will be published in print and online.
  • April 15, 2015 – The Alberta issue of Open Mind will be published in print and online.

Awards Gala

  • The Contractor of the Year Awards Gala will be held at the Westin Edmonton on April 16th, 2015 – Your team will be honoured by industry leaders at an exclusive awards gala event.

Attend the big reveal – plus, be inspired by the keynote address from the Construction Person of the Year.

      Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
      Location: Westin, 10135 100 St NW, Edmonton
      Registration & Cocktail Reception – 5:30pm
      Awards & Dinner – 6:15pm
      Dessert Reception – 8:30pm

Individual: $175 + GST
Table of Eight: $1400 + GST

If you have questions please call 780-990-0839 ext 244 or email

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