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John Risley

Inducted 1999

“I bet on people!”
— Creative Destruction Lab (March 2018)
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Biography

Since co-founding Clearwater Fine Foods in 1976, Risley’s determination and hard work has grown a two-person business into one of the most diversified seafood harvesting, processing and distribution companies in the industry.

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John Risley giving a speech

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Article - A Navel Gaze
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History: John Risley and Colin MacDonald
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Clearwater celebrates company’s 40th anniversary
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The world according to John
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Clearwater Seafoods agreement with FNC Holdings Limited Partnership
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John Risley Wikipedia Bio
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Webpage citation

MLA 8TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (October 5, 2021). "John Risley". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/john-risley. (Accessed: 2022, September 27)

APA 6TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. (2021, October 5). "John Risley". Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive. Retrieved from: https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/john-risley.

CHICAGO 17TH EDITION

The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame, "John Risley", Nova Scotia Business Laureates Digital Archive, Last modified: October 5, 2021, (Accessed at: 2022, September 27), https://nslaureates.ca/laureates/john-risley