John Day LLB. Q.C.

Board Chair

Raised in Edmonton, John Day has been a tireless supporter of our capital city and province and has contributed to the business, educational and health sectors in the community for over 35 years.

A lawyer by profession, John had a long and respected legal career before he retired from Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in 2011 as a senior lawyer and partner.

Building upon his professional expertise in commercial real estate, John embarked on a second successful career as a developer. He is recognized for his commitment to “rescuing” historical buildings and restoring their architectural integrity. Because of these projects, John was awarded the City of Edmonton Heritage Award. John is also an active economic development and business leader in Jasper, Alberta. He is currently Chair of the Marmot Basin Ski Resort, Chair and President of Mountain Park Lodges and Chair of the Jasper Tramway.

As a community leader, John has dedicated countless hours over several decades to worthy causes including terms as past Chair of the Board of McEwan University; past Board Member and Chair for the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation; past Co-Chair for the Edmonton Men’s Health Initiative and current Chair of the local organizing committee of the International Triathlon Union.