Albert Hickman remembered by The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail this morning had rather kind words for Newfoundland business-man Albert Hickman, who passed away on June 13 at the age of 70. “When Albert Hickman died on June 13, newspaper headlines called him a ‘business icon.’ This was shorthand for the resonance the Hickman family name has had throughout Newfoundland for more than a century. It all started with a 20-vessel fishing fleet 100 years ago, and grew through an incredible diversification of businesses that included links with such Newfoundland household names as Purity Factories and Fishery Products International. The current enterprise, Hickman Motors, is another household name – in its fourth generation of family ownership. Its genesis was one of the first cars ever driven on the island.” The article goes on to tell Hickman’s story, trying to gauge his impact on our province. Click the link below to read the full story.

Get our weekly newsletter for in-depth reporting and analysis delivered straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Have a question? Contact us or review our privacy policy for more information.


Sign up for our weekly Indygestion newsletter


Sign up for the Indygestion newsletter

Each Saturday, we'll deliver a recap of all our in-depth reporting and analysis from the week.

Our donors make it possible.

Newfoundland and Labrador’s premiere outlet for progressive ideas is only possible with your support. Will you join us?

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top