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Chief Boucher named Canadian Energy Person of the Year – MyMcMurray Portal

Fort McKay First Nation Chief Jim Boucher has been named Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

A press release from the Energy Council of Canada says Chief Boucher was picked for being a leader and his hand in the development of the oilsands.

Chief Boucher is also the Chairman of the Fort McKay Group of Companies-a 100 per cent band-owned operation-that provides heavy equipment operations, warehouse logistics, roads and grounds maintenance, environmental services and land leasing operations throughout Wood Buffalo.

The company has earned $1.7 billion in the last five years.

He also played a key role in a historic investment with the Mikisew Cree First Nation in Suncor’s East Tank Farm, between the two First Nations they own 49 per cent of the development.

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