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Fata, Goldberg, Loney finalists for Prairie entrepreneur awards

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Three Manitoba finalists were announced today in the Prairie region of the 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.

  • Mike Fata of Manitoba Harvest, manufacturing category - Manitoba Harvest is the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer to grow, make and sell hemp foods.
  • Laurie Goldberg of People Corp., professional and financial services category - People Corp. is an employee benefit, pension and human resource consulting firm; and
  • Shaun Loney of BUILD, social entrepreneur special citation - BUILD is a social enterprise, non-profit contractor and training program for people who face barriers to employment.

Fata was also a finalist in 2013 when there were four Manitoba finalists. Jean-Pierre Parenty of Parenty Reitmeier Translation Services won in the professional and financial services category last year.

In 2012 there were nine Manitoba finalists in the Prairie region. Henry Friesen of Convey-All Industries Inc. in Winkler won the regional award in the manufacturing category that year.

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Updated on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 3:15 PM CDT: Corrects spelling of Shaun Loney.

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