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How Davids Tea Is Trying to Make Tea Cool

Mon, 2015-08-03 10:21

David Segal was 27 years old when he opened his first tea shop in Toronto in 2008. He didn't want the space to have the stuffy, pretentious look and feel so many other traditional tea shops he'd been to had—the kinds of places that seemed designed for tea connoisseurs. "You felt like you had to know something to go into these stores," says Segal.

Read full article: Fast Company, July 31, 2015

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How Davids Tea Is Trying to Make Tea Cool

Mon, 2015-08-03 10:21

David Segal was 27 years old when he opened his first tea shop in Toronto in 2008. He didn't want the space to have the stuffy, pretentious look and feel so many other traditional tea shops he'd been to had—the kinds of places that seemed designed for tea connoisseurs. "You felt like you had to know something to go into these stores," says Segal.

Read full article: Fast Company, July 31, 2015

Source Site: /desautels

Archival Yearbooks Reveal Early Show-biz Aspirations of Martin Short, William Shatner

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:04

According to the 1951 McGill University yearbook, future Star Trek captain William Shatner was already showing leadership as president of McGill's Radio Workshop, and his yearbook records also show him to be a member of both the Players’ Club and the Red & White Revue musical theatre clubs.

Read full article: ET Canada, July 21, 2015

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The first blind graduate from Mcgill Desautels Faculty of Management shares his story

Fri, 2015-06-05 16:46

Featuring Thibault Trancart, BCom'15 and Fiona, guide dog.

View full video: Breafast Television
, June 1, 2015

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Business Monday: New President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados elected

Fri, 2015-06-05 16:44

NEW president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), Lisa Padmore , has promised not to shy away from continuing to voice ICAB’s opinion on matters of national importance.

Read full article: The Barbados Advocate
, June 1, 2015

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HBO Financial Services joins Peak

Fri, 2015-03-06 16:13

Peak Financial Group is continuing to expand, as HBO Financial Services joins forces with Peak Insurance Services, after an eight-year partnership. Founded in 1997, by James Hindley, Larry Barakett and Boris Ozbalt, HBO is a boutique Managing General Agency, catering to a group of advisors working predominantly in the high net worth markets in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Read article here: Investment Executive, February 18, 2015

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World Animal Protection Welcomes Priscilla Ma as its New U.S. Executive Director

Mon, 2015-02-16 16:24

World Animal Protection, formerly known as the World Society for the Protection of Animals, today announced Priscilla Ma's appointment as the new Executive Director of World Animal Protection's United States office. Ms. Ma officially assumed this role on January 26, 2015.

Read full article here: Money News, February 2, 2015 

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One last look at 2014: McGill’s year in review

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:21

From naming Michael A. Meighen as the University’s new Chancellor in January to having two students earning Rhodes Scholarships in December, 2014 was yet another eventful year for McGill. As we head into the final weeks of 2014, the Reporter looks back on the year that was, highlighting some of the key happenings over the past 12 months in words and pictures.

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Niagara native Oxford bound

Thu, 2014-12-04 11:01

Joanna Klimczak doesn't want to support poverty-reduction, she wants to end it.

And, she's going to England to further her cause.

... The 23-year-old student in the faculty of management at McGill University applied for the prestigious scholarship last summer and learned on the weekend that she'd earned one of the coveted spots.

Read full article: St. Catharines Standard, December 3, 2014

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Andrew Peller Limited Announces Senior Management Change

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:32

 The Board of Directors of Andrew Peller Limited (TSX: ADW.A)(TSX: ADW.B) ("APL" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian D. Athaide has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Human Resources and Information Technologies of the Company effective January 5, 2015. In conjunction with this appointment Mr. Peter Patchet, Chief Financial Officer CFO and Executive Vice President Human Resources, will be retiring January 5, 2015.

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