Grasslands near Douglas Lake Ranch, BC (Photo by Chris Harris, Getty Images)

Grasslands near Douglas Lake Ranch, BC (Photo by Chris Harris, Getty Images)

Landmark Campaign Donor Spotlight

  • Hal Kvisle and Brian Tobin (Photos courtesy of Hal Kvisle and Brian Tobin)
    Hal Kvisle and Brian Tobin

    Introducing NCC’s campaign co-chairs.

  • Shelley Ambrose
    Shelley Ambrose

    Shelley Ambrose, executive director and publisher of The Walrus, sums up what Canadians needs to know about NCC.

  • Jeff Cooke (Photo by Margaret Cooke)
    Jeff Cooke/Cooke Insurance

    Jeff Cooke first invested in the Nature Conservancy of Canada in 2015. His company engaged in a novel, three-year partnership with NCC through the Landmark Campaign.

  • Sharon Downs (Photo courtesy of Sharon Downs)
    Sharon Downs

    Sharon supported both the Buffalo Pound project in Saskatchewan and Bunchberry Meadows in Alberta. She has also included NCC in her Will.

  • David Dubé (Photo courtesy of David Dubé)
    David Dubé

    David Dubé knows the stereotype: real estate developers are out to pave the world. But he’s made it his lifelong mission to debunk it.

  • Areez Gangji (Photo courtesy of Areez Gangji)
    Areez Gangji

    At the top of Areez Gangji's list of charitable organizations is the Nature Conservancy of Canada. He makes flexible gifts to NCC, and NCC spends his donations on projects of greatest need.

  • Jack Gin (Photo courtesy of Jack Gin)
    Jack Gin

    Jack Gin's gift was combined with other generous donations and funding from the Government of Canada to create NCC’s Tidal Flats Conservation Area.

  • Jim Irving (Photo courtesy Jim Irving)
    J. D. Irving, Limited

    NCC is grateful to Jim and JDI for their ongoing support of NCC’s work under the Landmark Campaign.

  • L-R: John Patten, Robert Patten, Susan Patten, Allan Patten (Photo courtesy of the Patten family)
    Patten Family Foundation

    The Patten Family has been a generous NCC supporter for the last decade, first through their company, A. Harvey & Company Limited, and now through the Patten Family Foundation.

  • Ann Phillips (Photo courtesy of Ann Phillips)
    Ann Phillips

    When Ann Phillips joined NCC’s Saskatchewan Regional Board, she knew it wasn’t enough to give of her time and expertise.

  • Patrick Pichette (Photo courtesy of Patrick Pichette)
    Patrick Pichette

    Patrick and three other Canadian families became the proud owners of 20,234 hectares (50,000 acres) encompassing more than 60 lakes midway between Ottawa and Montreal. What’s more, he and his partners donated the funds that enabled NCC to acquire an adjoining 6,000-hectare (15,000-acre) corridor.

  • Nathalie Pratte (Photo by Mark Tomalty)
    Nathalie Pratte

    Nathalie Pratte was just three years old the first time she dipped her lure into the waters of Papineau Lake in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains. That moment, shared with her father, started a lifelong family tradition.

  • Raif Richardson and his sons (Photo courtesy of Raif Richardson)
    Richardson Foundation

    The Richardson Foundation was established in 1957, with environmental support serving as a pillar of its mandate. The foundation’s partnership with NCC has spanned almost 20 years, including the Landmark Campaign.

  • John Risley (Photo by Denis Duquette)
    John Risley

    John has continued to support a number of NCC projects over the years. He’s also a dedicated volunteer, having already helped raise funds as part of the Landmark, A Force for Nature and Natural Masterpieces campaigns.

  • Scott Thomson (Photo Courtesy of L. Scott Thomson)
    Scott Thomson

    As president and chief executive officer of world-leading Caterpillar equipment dealer, Finning International Inc., Scott Thomson knows a thing or two about a unique value proposition. It’s what drives him to the heart of what he says makes the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) a win-win.


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