Alex Campbell

Alex Campbell

Recipient
Saanichton, British Columbia

Alex Campbell, renowned for his founding of the Thrifty Food Store chain, has demonstrated outstanding business, community and philanthropic leadership throughout Vancouver Island for many years. Today, it is his continuing dedication to the BC Cancer Foundation on Vancouver Island that we are honouring. Alex chaired the Daring to Believe campaign which raised $6.4 million, enabling the development of a state-of-the-art cancer research centre in Victoria. Mr. Campbell has continued his steadfast commitment to raising awareness and funds to further cancer research by agreeing to Chair the BC Cancer Foundation’s Vancouver Island on-going Advisory Council which has as its goal to raise $1million annually.