The Honorable George Tuccaro receives Lifetime Achievement Award, Mikisew Cree well-represented at awards ceremony

Posted by: Mikisew Communications 6 months, 3 weeks ago


"It starts right from our parents when we grew up on Bannock and Lard Avenue in Fort Chipewyan, and it permeates our lives. We have developed a drive to survive."

George is a member of Mikisew Cree First Nation and started his broadcasting career in 1971. He server as the Communications Officer in the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs until 1981 when he became the Coordinator of Aboriginal Languages Programming for CBC North. George continued with CBC until 2002 when he built his own company, GLT Communications. GLT Communications brought plenty of workshops and major artists to the North West Territories and on May 12, 2012 Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that George Tuccaro was appointed Commissioner of the Northwest Territories.

David Tuccaro takes home the Business Award.

David Tuccaro is the president and CEO of Tuccaro Inc and an extremely successful entrepreneur. Tuccaro Inc is a group of companies that individually provide services in heavy machinery, industrial waste, soil testing, water analysis, purified water delivery, and so many more industries. Tuccaro Inc's companies aim to employ local, aboriginal people and they have a combined staff of more than 200. David was given the National Aboriginal Achievement award for Business and Commerce in 1999, and continues to be recognized for his contributions to business and national standing as a leader in Canadian business.

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  • Maurice Evans 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    Way to Go George and David! Well deserved!

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  • cueff francois 5 months ago

    Happy to hear that both of you have received those awards

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