Back to laureates

Alfred Smithers

Inducted 1999

“It is in my nature to be optimistic, and I am buoyed by what I see on the horizon for Nova Scotia. I sense that Nova Scotia is going through a big change.”
— Chamber of Commerce (2001)
A laureate Icon

Biography

Smithers’ visionary leadership and extraordinary optimism helped launch the Nova Scotia oil industry and create Secunda Marine Services Limited, an international vessel operator, respected around the world.

Downloads

Keynote Address
Preview
Download
Outstanding Individual Philanthropist
Preview
Download
Alfred Smithers Profile
Preview
Download
Alfred Smithers Order of Canada
Preview
Download

Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "Alfred Smithers". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/alfred-smithers. (Accessed: 2022, September 28)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "Alfred Smithers". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/alfred-smithers.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "Alfred Smithers", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 28), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/alfred-smithers