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Thank You To Our Valued Donors

Each year, the generosity of donors and partners enables us to fund a diverse array of direct action, research and education initiatives, as well as the Vancouver Aquarium’s operations and capital projects.

To all of you – thank you.

Thank You!

Annual Gifts Made Between
January 1 and December 31, 2017


CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE | $25,000+

  • Air Canada
  • Barbara and Robert Atkinson
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Alix Brown
  • Matt Campbell Family Foundation
  • Canadian Heritage
  • CIBC
  • Coca-Cola Canada
  • Diamond Foundation
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fish Choice Inc
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch
  • Gibb Investments Inc
  • Imperial Oil Foundation
  • Lagniappe Foundation
  • Robert and Lily Lee
  • London Drugs Foundation
  • Moller Family Foundation
  • Kenneth M Molson Foundation
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • Nexen Energy
  • North Growth Foundation
  • NSERC
  • One Ocean Expeditions Inc.
  • Overwaitea Food Group
  • Patagonia Inc.
  • PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.
  • Port of Vancouver
  • RBC Foundation
  • REI
  • Ricoh Canada Inc.
  • Eric Savics and Kim Spencer-Nairn
  • SeaWorld
  • SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund
  • Sitka Foundation
  • Patricia Sloan and Sue Biggs
  • Teck Resources Ltd.
  • Tides Canada Foundation
  • Tides Canada Initiatives - MaPP Implementation Funding Support Project Tides Foundation
  • United Nations Association in Canada
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Vancity
  • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Stuart and Joanne Watts
  • The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Maurice and Stacy White
  • World Wildlife Fund

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE | $10,000 - $24,999

  • Aquarium du Quebec
  • Armstrong Family Foundation
  • David Bao
  • Geoff and Beth Barker
  • BC Salmon Farmers Association
  • The BMW Store
  • Canadian Plastics Industry Association
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation
  • City of Vancouver
  • Fairmile Developments Ltd.
  • Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • Genome British Columbia
  • GREMM
  • The Highbury Foundation
  • Doug and Vicki Horswill
  • The Johnston Family
  • Key Beauty Systems (West)
  • la maison Simons
  • Langara Fishing Adventures
  • Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.
  • LNG Canada
  • Dr. John and Marian MacFarlane
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • OpenRoad Auto Group
  • John and Nancy Osburn
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation/Chevron
  • RBC Employee Volunteer Grants Program
  • Shawn Siak
  • William and Carol Slater
  • Thrifty Foods Inc.
  • Vancouver Foundation
  • Julius Wong and Kathleen Stevens
  • Sherry Work
  • Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC
  • Charles and Dale Young

PATRON’S CIRCLE | $5,000 - $9,999

  • American Excursionist
  • BDO Canada LLP
  • Beedie Development Group
  • Blue Planet Links Foundation
  • Bluetree Foundation
  • Stephanie Carlson
  • Jaclyn and James Dayson
  • Earnscliffe Strategy Group
  • Tom and Peggy English
  • Fernwood Foundation
  • Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
  • Allen and Dr. Shari Gaerber
  • Martha Lou Henley
  • Bryan Henry
  • Steven and Nancy Herbert
  • IDMG Culinary Marketing
  • Indochino Apparel Inc.
  • Sherry Kao
  • Patricia Labuda
  • Marin Investments Ltd.
  • John and Sarah McAlpine
  • Bart H. MacDougall
  • Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership
  • Dr. John Nightingale and Jacqueline Gijssen
  • Odlum Brown Limited
  • Pedersen’s Rentals & Sales
  • Salt Spring Coffee
  • Tristan Sawtell
  • SCA North America
  • Carolyn Seymour
  • Norman G. Snihur
  • Sonora Resort Canada
  • TD Friends of the Environment Foundation
  • Tom Lee Music Co. Ltd.
  • Vancouver Whale Watch
  • Waste Control Services & Recycling Inc.
  • Dr. John and Lyn Webster
  • Neale and Debra Wortley
  • Xin Zhang
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto

CONSERVATION CIRCLE | $2,500 - $4,999

  • Advanced Systems Integrators Ltd.
  • Air North
  • Arterra
  • Nikole Babuik
  • Big White Ski Resort
  • Georgia Bohm
  • David and Lesley Bookbinder
  • Wendy Burt
  • Canucks Sports & Entertainment
  • Ronald and Ardelle Cliff
  • Don Crane
  • Julius Csotonyi
  • Jean-Pierre and Karen Daem
  • Environmental Careers Organization
  • Peter and Barbara Finley
  • Allen and Ruth Fowlis
  • Don and Margaret Garnett
  • Louise and Brennen Graham
  • Brian and Dilys Hanna
  • Jason Hamilton-Smith
  • Herman Miller Canada Inc.
  • Ann Howe
  • Catherine Imrie and Jay Biskupski
  • Integral Group
  • Dr. Paul and Elizabeth Janke
  • Ivan and Edith Kiss
  • Rena Lawlan
  • Dr. PJ Murphy and Ria Terins
  • Nicholas and Vaughan Thornton
  • Randy and Susan Pratt
  • Robert and Janet Landucci
  • Bert Hick and Christina Rowntree
  • Dennis Perry and Susan Drury
  • Robert and Brenda McGill
  • Barb and Steve McKerrell
  • Peter Millar
  • Russ Miller
  • Meghan Neufeld
  • Rory and Colleen North
  • Northwest Tank Lines
  • Stephen Richards and Linda A. Loo
  • Dr. Brian Riddell
  • Lorraine and Claude Rinfret
  • Scotiabank
  • Sewell’s Landing Inc.
  • Skretting
  • Jennifer Smith
  • Michaela Smith
  • Spence Diamonds
  • Patricia Stephenson
  • Stubbs Island Whale Watching
  • TELUS
  • WestJet
  • Wheeler Family Foundation
  • Wine Cellar Depot
  • YMCA of Greater Vancouver

OCEAN ADVOCATES | $1,000 - $2,499

  • Alders Plantation Vacation Rental & Water Gardens
  • Brian Angus and Dorothy Stauffer
  • Dr. Patricia Baird
  • Robert and Birgit Bateman
  • Jo-Ann and Brian Bayley
  • Karam Bayrakal
  • Dr. Heather Bears
  • Marsha Belanger
  • Charlene Belva
  • Brianna Blaney
  • Tom and Tina Blaney
  • Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar
  • Henning Brasso
  • BSI Biodegradable Solutions
  • Thomas and Dorothy Burgess Memorial Fund
  • Dr. Maria Chung and Dr. Peter L. Munk
  • Nicole Burke and Steven Cole
  • Lori Cohen
  • Allan and Ann-Marie Copping
  • Harold and Joan Copping
  • Adelene Courtney
  • Craft Beer Market Restaurant & Bar
  • Daniel Collins and Laura Bouwman
  • Richard and Karen Davis
  • Elizabeth Dawson and Dr. Keith G. Dawson
  • Rachel Dekker
  • Derek Dimartile and Ilona Biran
  • Barry and Nikki Duncan
  • Danna Dunnage
  • Paul Egger and Kit To
  • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Fairmont Chateau Whistler
  • Alan Ferguson
  • Margaret Fisher
  • Fortitude Restaurant
  • Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
  • Tony and Laura Gage
  • Peyman Gazor
  • Colleen Goto
  • Great Canadian Casino
  • Thomas Grogan and Alexander B. Berardi
  • Dr. Hasan Hafiz and Mona Abdalla
  • Patti Hanneson-Hatch
  • Andrew and Nora Harmsworth
  • Christopher Head
  • Helijet Airways
  • High Liner Foods Incorporated
  • Dr. Akira and Hamako Horii
  • Stephen and Diana Hume
  • Ari Indyk
  • Margot Innes and Bruce Adams
  • Audre Jackson
  • Curtis and Melanie Jerrom
  • Cindy Johnson
  • Matthew Kerr
  • James and Nancy Lyman
  • Peter and Helen Malcolm
  • Dr. Jeff Marliave
  • Rene McComber
  • Sandra Menzer
  • Shelley-Mae Mitchell and Michael Boehm
  • Morneau Shepell
  • Bob Muster
  • Pacific Salmon Foundation
  • Nicole Parmar
  • Matthew Purdy
  • Ariel Qute
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • James and Milena Robertson
  • Dan and Deborah Rollins
  • Dr. Sue Schonberg
  • Scott Shepherd
  • Stephen Smith and Jill McKnight
  • Joanna Sofield
  • Jonathan Stewart
  • Irene and Mark Strong
  • Seaspan International Ltd.
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Shark Byte Audio Ltd.
  • Dr. Beverley Tamboline
  • Sonja M. Taylor
  • Alex Tsai
  • Vancouver Talmud Torah Association
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • Watermark Beach Resort
  • Charles and Anne Watty
  • Jack and Bonnie Whitten
  • Wickaninnish Inn
  • Dr. David and Dr. Jennifer Wood
  • Jennifer Wu
  • Ziptrek Ecotours Inc.

OCEAN AMBASSADORS | $250 - $999

  • Courtney Abram
  • AG Hair Cosmetics
  • Ashiq Ahamed
  • Heidi Alberti
  • Albion Fisheries Ltd.
  • Tony and Kim Allard
  • Bruce Allen Talent
  • Elisha Allen
  • Ken Amaral
  • Carmen Anderson
  • Steve Anderson
  • Jonathan Andreas
  • Noreen Angus
  • Apple Canada Inc.
  • Shirley Apsouris
  • Ken and Christina Armstrong
  • Murray Armstrong and Linda Gonnet
  • Phillip Ashworth
  • Louise Auger
  • Dr. Pavan Avinashi
  • Tracey Ayton-Edwards
  • Christiane Babin
  • Dr. Simon and Dale Baker
  • Crystal Baldwin
  • Dr. Virginia Baldwin
  • David Barrett
  • Aimée Barrie
  • Kimberly Bartlett
  • BE Power Equipment
  • The Beach Club Resort
  • Beckmark Production Services Inc.
  • Jim Beguin
  • Belkorp Industries Inc.
  • Bella Gelateria
  • Bella Gift Baskets
  • Mason Bennett and Shelane Wiseman
  • Heather Black
  • Black Rock Oceanfront Resort
  • Bloodline Design
  • Blue Horse Folk Art
  • BMW Car Club of BC
  • Colin and Jacqueline Boland
  • Gregory Booth
  • Christian and Sarah Bosio
  • Michael Brady and Matti Polychronis-Brady
  • Bryan and Olivia Brandt
  • John Brennan and Karen McGillivray
  • Nathan Brice
  • Marie Brown
  • James Bruce
  • Bonniebrook Enterprises Ltd.
  • Deborah Boren
  • David Bowen and Barbara Simons
  • British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
  • Broadway Jewellers
  • Brock House Society
  • Nikola Brockamp
  • Erin Burrell
  • Burrowing Owl Estate Winery & Sonora Room
  • Penny Bush
  • Cacao Vancouver
  • James Cameron School
  • Kelly Cannell
  • Jan Canning
  • Adrienne and John Canty
  • Lawrence Carlson and Paula Mohammed
  • Robert and Joan Carne
  • Maureen Carse
  • Jo-Anne Cerutti
  • Frank and Jill Chalmers
  • Chambar Restaurant
  • Jo Chang
  • Clare Chanin
  • Jane Chapco
  • Pat Chapman
  • Winnie Cheung
  • Charlene Chiang
  • Nicholas Chu
  • Vincent Chung
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Lesley Clarke
  • Reed Clarke
  • Shannon Clarke
  • Mackenzie Close
  • E. Alan Clutchey
  • Coast Salish Arts
  • Patricia Collins
  • Eve Cost
  • Susan Courtemanche
  • James Cranston
  • Patricia Crawford
  • Chris and Amy Cronmiller
  • Rahim and Sheheen Dadani
  • Lisa Davis
  • Celia Dawson
  • Lucy Day
  • Debbie Dean
  • Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa
  • Wanda Dekleva
  • Sandie Del Vecchio
  • Barbara Denz
  • Tom Dielschneider and Lois Nahirney
  • Joanne and Matt Dion
  • Connie Dolphin
  • Jeremy Douglas and Catherine Acuna
  • Angela Dublanko
  • Ginny Dubow
  • Dr. Christopher and Debra Dunham
  • eBay Incorporated
  • Diane Edgeworth
  • Isabella Egan
  • David Eklof Photography
  • Tanya Ellchuk
  • Sylvia-Anne Enga
  • Everything Wine Inc.
  • Fairmont Empress
  • Fairmont Vancouver Airport
  • Dr. David and Gwen Ferguson
  • David Ferguson and Kathy Butler
  • Jennifer Ferguson
  • Bonny Fett
  • Patrick and Joan Fiander
  • April Filer
  • Eileen Finnegan
  • Roderic Fletcher
  • Forage
  • Tracy Ford
  • Four Seasons Resort Whistler
  • Paul Fozard
  • John Fraser
  • Fraser Heights Animal Hospital
  • Fraser Heights Secondary
  • Fratelli Bakery
  • Free for All Marketing
  • Lynda Freeman
  • Kimberly Gates
  • Andrew Gay
  • Rizwan and Imrana Gehlen
  • Monica Gewurz
  • Peter and Grace Giere
  • Tristan Gill
  • Grant Gilron and Robyn Wark
  • Suzanne Girard
  • Golf BC
  • Terence Gordon
  • Gail Graham
  • J. Thaddeus Gram
  • The Granville Island Hotel
  • Shoko Gray
  • Marie Grenet
  • Lori and Robert Gritten
  • Karen Guenther
  • Joan Hallbauer
  • Sally Hamilton
  • Daniella Hamilton-Smith
  • Jennifer Harris
  • Julian Hawkins
  • David Helliwell
  • Amanda Hickey
  • Janice Hills
  • Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa
  • Daniel Hincks
  • Ira Hoffecker-Sattler
  • Caroline Holland and Denyne Butler
  • Christian Holtz
  • Hornby Island Diving
  • Dr. Martin Hosking
  • Sara Hosseina
  • Ted and Shannon Hougham
  • Hamilton Howard
  • Nancy Howatson
  • Hyatt Regency Bellevue
  • Hyatt Regency Calgary
  • Hyatt Regency Lake Washington
  • Hype Hair Studio
  • Patricia Hyssop
  • Amanda Hume
  • Mark Ireton
  • Julia Ivison
  • Dr. Ashif and Dr. Aizar Jaffer
  • Jalyart
  • Audrey Jang
  • Aaron Janzen
  • Stephen Jenner
  • Kathleen Jessup
  • Jesse Johnston and Ilze Reid
  • Sarah Jones
  • Joseph and Elizabeth Jarvis
  • Dr. David Jensen
  • Zheng Jiatai
  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
  • Ashik Karim
  • Maury Kask
  • Dr. Nancy Kent
  • Jonna Kincaid
  • Brenda Kinnear
  • Wai Ke Kim
  • Robin Kiss
  • Jacob Kojfman
  • Lisa Koltun
  • Stephanie Kort
  • Dr. Steven Kraus and Dr. Rachel Barton
  • Allyson Kruger
  • John Kruzick and Julia Young
  • Laura Krysko
  • Louise Labuda
  • Peter Labun
  • Jean Lang
  • Dr. Rosanna Langer
  • Stan Law and Reverend Sandra Franklin-Law
  • Le Vieux Pin
  • Kenneth Leach
  • Stephanie and John LeComte
  • Jayde Lee
  • Trevor Lee
  • Wendy Lee
  • Gordon and Carleen Leidal
  • Bruce Lemer
  • Dr. Muir Jock Leung
  • Natalka Lindstrom
  • CS Ling
  • David Linger and Diana Davis
  • Jonathan Loranger
  • A. John and April Lowe
  • Betty Luong
  • Alex Ma
  • Mac MacDonald
  • Margo and Bruce MacDonald
  • Wendi Mackay
  • Jeff Magnusson and Helene deMonye
  • Jane Maisonville-Phillips and Dr. Ken Phillips
  • Norbert and Rebekah Mantik
  • Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
  • Caroline Mariano
  • Marsh Canada Limited
  • Debbie Martin
  • Kelsey Mason
  • Soheila Masoumi
  • Dr. Andrea Massey
  • Patricia Matthieu
  • Kurt and Else Maurer Fund, held at Vancouver Foundation
  • Tim McAree
  • Lorna McCreath (in memory of Fred Mah)
  • Neil McEachern
  • Douglas McKay
  • Judy McLachlan
  • Heather McLean
  • Stephanie McLean
  • Beatrice Mears
  • Barbara Meens Thistle
  • Irene Melanson
  • Cynthia Melosky
  • William Meneely
  • Derek Miura
  • James Moore
  • Derral and Linda Moriyama
  • Amanda Murdoch
  • Nature Vancouver
  • Joy-Marie Nedd
  • Kari Negraiff
  • Shelley Neil
  • Hal Nelson and Dixie Sullivan
  • Sharon Newman
  • Carol Newson
  • Lynne Newton
  • Neil Norris
  • Karen Okada
  • Paul and Tina Oker
  • Takayuki and Kaori Omi
  • Bob Ostle
  • Pacific Flying Club
  • Pacific Wine and Spirits
  • Kate Parisotto
  • Tina Pearson
  • Briana Pelletier
  • Dr. Deanna and Michael Peluso
  • Arjuna Perera and Nadika Nowak
  • Photographybyshanelle
  • Cheryl Posnikoff
  • Deborah Pound
  • David and Deborah Preddy
  • Andrew Prossin
  • Provincial Employees Community Services Fund
  • Blair Qualey and Jeff Thiessen
  • RACR Services
  • Barinder Rasode
  • Madison Rear
  • David Rebak
  • Megan Rector
  • Alison Reed
  • Reliance Properties Ltd.
  • Sarah Richards
  • Hugh Richardson
  • Detlef Richter
  • Ride Cycle Club
  • Heiko Riese
  • Ainslie Rinfret
  • Yoko Rivers
  • John Rix
  • Rogers Communications
  • Ruby Ronning
  • Peter Rowntree
  • Dr. Noreen Rudd and Dr. David Hoar
  • Adele Runikis
  • Mary Russell and Steve Rasmussen
  • J.M. Ryder and Associates, Terrain Analysis Inc.
  • Sage Hills Vineyard
  • Selma Savage
  • Martina Schad
  • TJ Schmaltz and Sanam Bakhtiar
  • Martha Schmidt
  • Roland Schmidt
  • Ralf W Schwiede
  • Bart Schobben
  • Sealife Response, Rehab and Research
  • Seymour Golf & Country Club
  • Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver
  • Paddy and Maureen Sherman
  • Dianne Shuttleworth
  • Nicola Simon and Kevin Cartwright
  • Rachel Simpson
  • Slater Vecchio LLP
  • Arlene and Charles Smith
  • Byron Smith and Jennifer Gushuliak
  • Cheryl Smith
  • Debbie and Gordon Smith
  • Robert Smith and Paula Bradner
  • Katherine Smuk
  • Sons of Vancouver
  • Kelgie Sou
  • David and Toni Stanley
  • Helen Stanley
  • Jonathan Stanley
  • Mark C. Stevens and Celia Schroeder
  • Craig Stewart
  • Robin Stewart
  • Mariane and Celso Stifelmann
  • Carol Stoppel
  • Donald Straughan
  • Julien Stuart-Smith
  • Liz Stubbs
  • Jessica Sullivan
  • SunScape Tanning Studios
  • Patrick Sutherland and Dr. Giselle Villar
  • Michael Tamblyn
  • James C. Taylor
  • Ida Templeton
  • Graham and Michele Thom
  • David and Colleen Thomas
  • Jordan Thompson
  • Nicole Thompson
  • Michael Thorne
  • Thunderbird Marine Corporation
  • Tigh-Na-Mara
  • Chris Tompkins
  • Cathy Tong
  • Top Table Group
  • Totem Vodka
  • Barbara Towle
  • Christopher Traynor
  • Peggy Tsang
  • Stathis and Vivian Tsogas
  • Nicholas Tsoi
  • Uncommon Cake
  • Vairdy Photography
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Vancouver Giants
  • Vancouver Pet Photography
  • Vancouver Symphony Society
  • Sheila Vanstone
  • Holly Vinson
  • Diana Vissers
  • Kris Walden
  • Water’s Edge Suites
  • Lisa Wende
  • Penny Wentzel
  • West Oak Restaurant
  • Westin Whistler
  • Liisa Wilkinson
  • Michael and Rose Williams
  • Linda Wilson
  • Iris Woo and Clive Mason
  • Jaime Wright
  • Andrea Wright and David Stewart
  • Liam Young
  • Larry Yuen
  • Michael Yuen
  • Annalisa Zaniol
  • Kaeli Zukiwsky

We also thank the many individuals and organizations for their contributions in values up to $250.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this listing. In the event of any inadvertent oversight, please accept our apologies and contact us at 604.659.3781 to make a correction.

 
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