Honour Roll

Canada’s plant-protein sector wouldn’t be what it is today without the hard work of countless innovators and leaders. Protein Industries Canada recognizes one of these leaders each year at our Annual General Meeting, beginning in 2020. Here, you can find information about each, and the contribution they’ve made to our sector.

Honourary Lifetime Membership

Wilf Keller Honour

Wilf Keller

Throughout his 40-year science career, Wilf contributed to many major research initiatives. These include the application of biotechnology in canola improvement; the development and application of genomics technologies; production of bioactive natural products in plants for enhanced human health; and contribution to the development of the Protein Industries Canada (PIC) supercluster initiative. His leadership roles span a variety of organizations including Agriculture Canada, Plant Biotechnology Institute (National Research Council Canada), Genome Prairie and Ag-West Bio.

Wilf served as a Board Director for Protein Industries Canada and is still an active Board Member for the Global Council for Innovation in Rapeseed and Canola. A valued contributor in his field, Wilf is the honoured recipient of Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2015) and inductee in both the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame (2017) and Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame (2018).

In Protein Industries Canada's 2020 Annual General Meeting, Dr. Keller was awarded an Honourary Lifetime Membership for his contribution to Protein Industries Canada and Canada’s agrifood sector.

Founding Members

The following organizations provided financial investment and were critical in the founding of Protein Industries Canada.

Ag-West Bio
Ag-West Bio
AGT Food and Ingredients
AGT Food and Ingredients
Botaneco
Botaneco
Canadian International Grains Institute
Canadian International Grains Institute
Conexus Credit Union
Conexus Credit Union
Corteva Agriscience
Corteva Agriscience
Economic Development Regina
Economic Development Regina
Enns Brothers
Enns Brothers
Farmers Edge
Farmers Edge
Farm Credit Canada
Farm Credit Canada
ISM Canada
ISM Canada
John Deere
John Deere
Manitoba Agriculture
Manitoba Agriculture
Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
National Research Council
National Research Council
Olds College
Olds College
Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta
Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta
Red River College
Red River College
Roquette Canada
Roquette Canada
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
SaskCanola
SaskCanola
University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan
Warburtons
Warburtons