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Atlantic Provinces
Maritime Business Ethics Awards Winners
November 25, 2010

On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, BBB of the Maritime Provinces held its 6th Annual Maritime Business Ethics Awards at the World Trade Centre in Halifax.

Over 300 guests attended the event with local businesses, to network and hear about the nominees and winners of the ethics awards.

The Maritime Business Ethics Award was created to recognize and honor organizations in the Maritimes that demonstrate ethical business practices.

Retired Maritime Noon host Costas Halavrezos emceed the event and announced the winners of the awards.  BBB President and CEO, Don MacKinnon and CEO of CJM Solutions+, Chris Matthews congratulated the five winners.

And the winners are:

Non-Profit Category

L’Arche Cape Breton

At the heart of L’Arche Cape Breton are 25 men and women with developmental disabilities and those who choose to share life with them. We seek to create a more compassionate Canadian society based on the values of welcome, respect and full inclusion.

Under 15 Employees Category

Propeller Brewing Company

Propeller will only be turning 14 years old in the summer of 2011. Propeller Brewing Company is Nova Scotia’s best selling microbrewery. Their International award winning, all natural, British-style ales and lagers are available at liquor stores, fine bars and restaurants throughout Nova Scotia.

16-50 Employees Category

Survival Systems Limited

SSL was founded in 1982 with the purpose of enhancing and preserving workers’ lives through safety education, training technologies, and applied research and development.  Today, Survival Systems is the world leader in developing and delivering safety survival training simulation devices to industrial, offshore, aviation, and marine industries.

51-100 Employees Category

Northeastern Investigations

Northeastern has been providing quality security solutions since 1983. Originally established as an Investigation agency, Northeastern has grown in the past 27 years to include a full range of security solutions to their corporate clients. They offer Investigations, Uniformed Security, Mobile Patrol Service, Technical Services and ID Systems. Think of Northeastern as your "One-Stop-Shop" for all Security and Investigation needs. Remember…at Northeastern we are Your Protection Partner!

 Over 100 Employees Category


Founded in 1996, T4G is a full-service technology consulting company. With passion and creativity, they design and develop solutions that solve business problems, providing measurable value to their customers. Services include: Business Intelligence and Analytics, Content Services, Ecommerce, Infrastructure & Managed Services, Mobile Solutions, Portals, Software Development & Integration, Unified Communications, User Experience & Design.


The event would not be possible without the support of our valued sponsors: CJM Solutions+, Metro, Johnson Insurance Inc, Sobey School of Business, Scotiabank, Stewart McKelvey, Advanced Systems, Premiere Van Lines, Think Imaging Solutions, Rogers/AML Communications Inc, and Micco Companies. The Maritime Business Ethics Awards was bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.