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Shatner beams up enough energy to fuel a starship

An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter. 

Published on : 25 Nov 2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities expands renewable energy team

Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital. Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

QuickMobile Names David Smith as New CEO

QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth. Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

Bombardier: Paul Tellier aurait fait le ménage plus tôt

Paul Tellier se dit très déçu que la direction de Bombardier (T.BBD.B) n'ait pas agi plus rapidement pour corriger le tir et remplacer son PDG. Et il croit qu'aujourd'hui, Alain Bellemare doit disposer de toute la latitude voulue pour manoeuvrer. Read full article: LaPresse, November 4, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

WADA appoints Olivier Niggli as new Director General

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA's new Director General. Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA. 

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

Raymond James Hires Glenn Gatcliffe to Investment Banking Team

Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing. Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

Jeunes et généreux

Ils sont dans la trentaine et sont très généreux. Mais ils refusent qu'on leur accole les étiquettes de philanthrope ou de mécène.  ... À 22 ans, Pascal Lépine est devenu un entrepreneur à succès maintes fois célébré dans les médias. Mais en fondant Atypic, il ne se doutait pas que la philanthropie deviendrait pour lui un mode de vie. Read full article: LaPresse, November 18, 2015

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

Le Belge Patrick Xhonneux se voit confier une fonction de premier plan chez SAS

SAS, leader sur le marché de l’analytique, annonce la nomination de Patrick Xhonneux au poste de vice-président marketing pour SAS EMEA. Patrick Xhonneux a débuté sa carrière chez SAS voici déjà près de 22 ans et est une figure bien connue sur le marché belge.  Read full article: Informaticien, November 18, 2015

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

The Most Powerful Entrepreneurs in Canada

Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now. 50. Imran Ahmed Founder, Business of Fashion  Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Nouveau président à la tête du conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ

Le conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ est heureux d'annoncer la nomination de M. Guy Larivée, président-directeur général de l'entreprise Hector Larivée, à titre de président du conseil. Read full article: CNW, November 16, 2015    

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

New scholarship to recognize LGBT leadership

In 1990, except for discussions about women in business, Timothy Thompson recalls little talk of diversity and inclusion of minorities when he became a banker after graduating with an MBA from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “Over the course of my career of 25 years, the conversation about diversity and inclusion has definitely opened up,” says Mr. Thompson, chief operating officer of TD Asset Management in Toronto. But he still sees gaps, including for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. That’s why Mr.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Nuvo Research® Announces Appointment to its Board of Directors

Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI) (Nuvo or the Company), a specialty pharmaceutical company with growing revenues and a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the appointment of Samira Sakhia to its Board of Directors.  Read full article: Dallas South News, November 3, 2015  

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities Makes Key Strategic Hires, Expands Renewable Energy Team

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, LLC (CohnReznick Cap Markets) has added three new members to its renewable energy team to further support its growing industry practice.Nick Sangermano A notable industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements.  Nick will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

Jennifer Heil inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame 0

 The first pieces of the puzzle came together for Jennifer Heil when she was a Grade 2 student at Millgrove School in Spruce Grove. She drew the Olympic rings on a picture for her teacher Mrs. Wrangler, who responded, “I believe you can do it.” Read full article: Stony Plain Reporter, October 30, 2015

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

30 Under 30 – Jesse Abrams

If one had followed Jesse Abrams on a walk through the halls of General Mills when he was the company’s digital marketing lead, they would have heard friendly calls of “Twitter!” and “Facebook!” coming from of the cubicles. Read full article: Marketing Magazine, October 5, 2015

Published on : 02 Nov 2015