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Joseph P. Shannon

Inducted 1997

“I’m just a truck driver living in Port Hawkesbury. That’s all I do,”
— Cape Breton Post (2016)
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Biography

Shannon built his Atlantic Corporation from a small-town business to a giant in North American, by nurturing many notable enterprises to success. Shannon is known for his sharp business acumen and skills as a shrewd negotiator.

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Businessman Joe Shannon first inductee into Philanthropy Hall of Fame - Cape Breton Post
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Joseph P. Shannon – 2013 Inductee to Canadian Business Hall of Fame
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Joseph P. Shannon - The Canadian Business Hall of Fame
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Joseph P. Shannon - Order of Canada
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