2017 Torch Awards

BBB Sask celebrated its 13th Annual Torch Awards for Ethics May 4 at the Conexus Arts Centre.
May 15, 2017

The 13th Annual Torch Awards for Ethics event was held to great success May 4, 2017 at the Conexus Arts Centre, Regina.

We are pleased to announce the Recipients of the Awrds. Congratulations goes out to all the Finalists who submitted an entry and were recognized for the outstanding efforts they place to include ethical frameworks in their leadership and organizational practices.

The successful Torch Awards recipients are the following:

  • Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism - NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
  • Advanced Telecom & Security (Regina) - BUSINESS WITH 1 - 9 EMPLOYEES
  • Parkville Manor (Saskatoon) -  BUSINESS WITH 10 - 49 EMPLOYEES
  • Harvard Western Insurance - BUSINESS WITH 50 - 99 EMPLOYEES
  • Vendasta Technologies Inc. (Saskatoon) - BUSINESS WITH 100+ EMPLOYEES

This year, the Torch Awards for Ethics event was conducted under the theme of 'Commitment.' Karen Smith, CEO of BBB serving Saskatchewan, stated "what better way to acknowledge the theme of our event, than by recognizing those companies and organizations that have been a part of BBB since our establishment in 1981 - 82." 25 organizations were recognized as Founding Member Businesses.

"We are grateful for the commitment shown by these 25 businesses and organizations to the BBB and its mission in Saskatchewan," says Smith. "They helped establish a culture of ethical excellence in the province, and continue to elevate the standards of business leadership and practices."

The Founding Member Businesses are:

  • Access Communications Co-operative Limited
  • Action Roofing Ltd.
  • Alliance Energy Ltd.
  • Arrow Plumbing & Heating Co. Ltd.
  • Association of Regina REALTORS Inc.
  • CAA Saskatchewan Motor Club
  • Culligan of Yorkton
  • Downtown Automatic Transmission Ltd.
  • Farm Business Consultants Inc.
  • Fries Tallman Lumber (1976) Ltd.
  • Glacier Glass Service Ltd.
  • Performance Car Centre Ltd.
  • Rainsoft Ltd. (Regina)
  • Ray's Moving & Storage Co. Ltd.
  • Regina & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Regina Auto Body Shop Ltd.
  • Regina Leader-Post
  • SaskTel
  • SGI Canada
  • Speers Funeral Chapel Inc.
  • Steel Craft Door Sales & Millwork Ltd.
  • Taylor Lexus Toyota
  • Wilson Windows and Home Improvements Inc.
  • Wood Wyant Canada Inc.

A special thank you to all of our sponsors, venue and technical support, keynote and panel speakers, and - of course - the attendees. 

We are always humbled to see business and community come together to support each other and raising the ethical bar in Saskatchewan.

We hope to see you again in 2018! Images of the evening can be found on the Torch Awards page.