About Us

Compassion Business Trust is dedicated to enhancing the support and quality of life for seniors living in western Canada. The Good Samaritan Society is the company’s shareholder and beneficiary.




Darryl Turner, CA, CGA          Chair of the Board

Darryl is a long-time strategic leader in the senior care business, and brings a record of senior leadership on major IT and operations initiatives for corporations including Etelligent Solutions Inc., Stantec Global Technologies Inc., Liquor Stores Income Fund, and Nuna Group.   



James Simone, MBA          VP, Business Development

James has lead both operations and major business development initiatives in the consulting, healthcare, and hospitality industries for organizations including Delta, Marriott, NMG Groupcare, CLS, and Caffeine Group.  He has worked extensively on service-improvement, organizational-transformation programs, and market growth initiatives with healthcare and long term care providers and suppliers in the US market, including Front Porch, St. John Health, Lauren’s County Health System, University of Vermont Health System, Healthstream, and others.


carl-wurfel leads the Compassion Trust immigration services teamCarl Wurfel, ICCRC, Immigration Consultant, Director of Immigration Consulting

As leader of Preferred Immigration, Carl has managed immigration consulting projects for corporations and individuals for over 14 years, and is a recognized leader in the field.  His ‘business first’ approach, balanced with years in the HR and legal services fields make him and his team a natural partner to help care providers stabilize their workforces, and ultimately provide enhanced levels of care to seniors.


CBT Planning session

Our consultants are the transformational professionals who deliver care, financial, and engagement outcomes that ultimately impact the delivery of respectful, person-centred senior care. They’re specialists: Nurses, System Analysts, Project Managers, Marketers, Accountants, and HR Pros.  They carry the experience and certifications necessary to help you excel.



If you share our vision of providing respectful, person-centred senior care, we should talk.


Compassion Business Trust
8861-75 St NW
Canada T6C 4G8
403.796.5172 | 780.851.9988
Contact: James Simone, Vice President, Business Development, or, via this handy little form: