András Tilcsik and Chris Clearfield received the $30,000 prize Wednesday morning during a ceremony at Bennett Jones LLP's Toronto office.
The jury, which once again includes DeGroote Dean Len Waverman, will evaluate the nominees based on five key criteria.
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"You say 'oil sands' and everyone has an opinion," Turner said after receiving the $30,000 prize in Toronto.
The DeGroote School of Business is a supporting partner of the NBBA, and Dean Len Waverman sits on the jury.
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The jury is chaired by Peter Mansbridge, former anchor of CBC's The National, and includes DeGroote Dean Leonard Waverman.