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2015 Award Winners

2015 Award Winners

Supplier of the Year – Redwood Classics Apparel
President Kathy Cheng is dedicated to manufacturing her apparel in Canada, ensures a diverse workforce and an ethical supply chain.

Procurement Business Advocate of Year – Debra Quade, Supplier Diversity Manager, Kellogg Company
Debra has demonstrated her commitment to the goals of economic inclusion by providing suppliers with opportunities to network and grow.

CATA Technology Innovation Award – Sci-Lab Materials Testing Inc.
Sci-Lab providesdynamic and technically diverse independent testing for theAutomotive, Military, Aerospace, and Industrial & ConsumerElectronics industries.

Tier 1 Champion of Supplier Diversity– Magna
Magna engages with certified suppliers and encouragesparticipation from buyers at a wide range of Magna plants in orderto educate and engage internal champions.

Collaboration Award – Staples Promotional Products Canada
Staples partnered with Redwood Classics to provide products for CAMSC’s corporate members. Products are marked with a CAMSC-certified logo, demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities for suppliers to work with major corporations.

Small Business of the Year – Fast Labour Solutions Ltd.
Fast Labour Solutions, a division of Spirit Staffing & Consulting, openedin 1998 as the first 100% Aboriginal-Woman owned employmentagency in Alberta.

Corporation of the Year – TD Bank  
TD’s commitment to diversity includes a Supplier Diversity program that spans North America and is focused on creating a level playing field for all suppliers. TD also developed a North American Supplier Diversity Mentorship Program.