John DayPresident at John Day Developments
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. As a result 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. Some examples of his landmark projects in Edmonton include the Main on Whyte Building, the Garneau theatre block, and the recent Kelly Ramsey reconstruction and office tower renamed – Enbridge Centre.
John is currently serving as the inaugural Board Chair of Edmonton Global. Edmonton Global is a newly created Economic Development agency for the purpose of having fifteen municipalities working in collaboration in economic development. He is also the Chair of the Marmot Basin Ski Resort, Chair and President of Mountain Park Lodges and Chair of the Jasper Tramway.