2017 Game Changers Awards

About the Game Changers Awards

Presented by TD, the Game Changers Awards recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses, individuals and organizations that demonstrate leadership in hiring youth, helping them grow professionally, and inspiring others to take action on keeping youth in our city and province. 

This year, we were pleased to announce that we received over 100 nominations for the second year of the Game Changers Awards. A total of nine awards were presented on October 30, 2017 to deserving companies, organizations and individuals. 

Below are the winners of each award and the full nomination list. 

 

2017 Award Winners & Finalists

TD presents Best Youth Employer Awards:

 

 

WINNERS    
   
         
Small Business:          Medium Business:          Large Business:
AGADA Logo - Web
  Spring Loaded Logo - Web
  Citco Logo - Web
         
  FINALISTS  
   
         
AGADA Biosciences
Common Good Solutions
ADDvocacy ADHD &
Life Skills Coaching Ltd. 
  Spring Loaded Technology
Turner Drake & Partners Ltd. 
SimplyCast
  Citco (Canada) Inc.
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Shannex




NSCC presents Experiential Learning Awards:


WINNERS    
   
         
Small Business:          Medium Business:          Large Business:
Halifax Refugee Clinic - web
   Kinduct Logo - web    Stantec Logo - web
         
  FINALISTS  
   
         
Halifax Refugee Clinic
TruLeaf Sustainable
Agriculture Ltd.

CarShare Atlantic
  Kinduct Technologies
M&R Engineering
Clean Foundation
  Stantec
REDSpace
Emera Inc.

 

 



 

Halifax Partnership presents Connector Program Awards:

 

Best Super Connector Awards:                    
     
WINNERS:          
     
Shelagh McCorry
HSBC Bank Canada
  Chris O'Shea
Business Development Bank of Canada
     
FINALISTS:  
     
Shelagh McCorry,
HSBC Bank Canada

Kendra MacKenzie,
Halifax Water

Len Shuttleworth,
Rogers
  Chris O'Shea,
Business Development Bank of Canada

Donick Abad,
Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Kent Lane,
CBCL Limited 
     
 Best Connector Organization Award:    
     
 WINNER:    
     
 NATIONAL logo - web    
     
 FINALISTS:
   
     
NATIONAL Public Relations

CBCL Limited
   

 

 



 

 

Congratulations to all the Nominees for the Halifax Partnership's 2017 Game Changers Awards! 

Thank you for your commitment to youth retention! 

BEST YOUTH EMPLOYERS:

AC Dispensing Equipment Inc.
ADDvocacy ADHD & Life Skills Coaching Ltd.
AGADA Biosciences Inc.
Agenda Managers
AMEC Foster Wheeler
BBB Serving the Atlantic Provinces
Beaumont & Co.
Black & McDonald
Building Futures Employment Society
Canada Games Centre
CarShare
CarteNav Solutions Inc. 
Casino Nova Scotia
CBCL Limited
Citco (Canada) Inc.
Clean Foundation
ClearPicture
Clearwater Seafoods
Clerisy Entertainment
Clinical Logistics Inc.
CNIB
Code & Mortar
Common Good Solutions
Cossette Communications Inc.
Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic
Dash Hudson
Davis Pier Consulting Inc.
Dexter Construction
Digital Nova Scotia
EfficiencyOne
Emera Inc. 
Enginuity Inc. 
EY
FCV Interactive
Gerald Walsh Associates Inc.
GoSecure
Grant Thornton LLP
Green Power Labs
 

Halifax Refugee Clinic 
Halifax Water 
IBM Client Innovation Centre: NS
immediaC
iNova Credit Union
Irving Shipbuilding Inc.
JASCO Applied Sciences
Killam Properties Inc.
Kinduct Technologies
Lixar I.T. Inc.
Lockheed Martin
M&R Engineering
MacKay's Truck & Trailer Ltd. 
Master Merchant Systems Software Canada
MEOPAR
Mindsea
Modest Tree
NATIONAL Public Relations
Northend Business Association
Northwood Group of Companies
Nova Scotia Associations of REALTORS
Oceanstone Seaside Resort
Outshine
Partner International Ltd. 
Pinchin LeBlanc Environmental Ltd.
Proposify
QRA Corp
RBC Royal Bank
REDspace
Revolve
Scotian Materials Ltd.
Shannex
SimplyCast
Southwest Properties Ltd.
Spring Loaded Technology
  
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Symphony Nova Scotia
T4G
The Ultimate Party & Event Store
Theatre Nova Scotia
Time + Space Media
TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture Ltd. 
Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems
VERB Interactive Inc. 
Volta Labs
XL Electric Ltd. 

SUPER CONNECTORS:
Donick Abad, Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services
Mike Christie, Halifax International Airport Authority
Pat d'Entremont, Nicom IT Solutions
Natalie Irwin, EfficiencyOne
Kent Lane, CBCL Limited
Kendra MacKenzie, Halifax Water
Shelagh McCorry, HSBC Bank Canada
Nick Misener, David Aplin Group
Sara Napier, United Way
Chris O'Shea, Business Delveopment Bank of Canada
Paul Pickering, ISANS
Laura Rodgers, Lixar I.T. Inc. 
Lauren Sears, Common Good Solutions
Len Shuttleworth, Rogers
Dylan Smibert, Consultant
Jennifer Wesman, EduNova

CONNECTOR ORGANIZATIONS:
CBCL Limited 
Grant Thornton LLP