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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

Published: 4Dec2014

Andrew Peller Limited Announces Senior Management Change

 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.

Published: 4Dec2014

Decisive Dividend Corporation Announces Proposed Qualifying Transaction

Kelowna, British Columbia: Decisive Dividend Corporation (TSX-V: DE.P) (the "Corporation"), a capital pool company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share purchase agreement dated November 26, 2014 (the "Share Purchase Agreement") with each of Patrick C. Turner of Penticton, British Columbia, Leslie Gray Cameron of Peachland, British Columbia and Ronald Sutcliffe of Penticton, British Columbia (the "Vendors"), being all of the shareholders of PGR Ventures Inc.

Published: 4Dec2014

Two new Rhodes scholars come from McGill

McGill University can brag about having not one, but two Rhodes scholars this year and, while they come from different backgrounds, they do share a very global vision for the world and how to solve its problems.

... Joanna Klimczak is a graduate of the Desautels faculty of management at McGill who developed her vision for the world at the tender age of 17 and has voraciously pursued her goals to improve sustainable development.

Published: 4Dec2014

FEI Canada: The 2015 "Aces of Finance" Competition is open!

The Québec Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada, an all-industry professional association for senior financial executives, is delighted to launch the 2015 "Aces of Finance" competition for a fifth year. Open to members and non-members, the competition aims to raise awareness of the role and importance of financial executives in organizations by highlighting the professional achievements and community engagement of three individuals in the following categories: 

... 2015 Homage Award

Published: 1Dec2014

Career Discovery Series – HR Week: Speed Mock Interviews for students studying HR/OB, Labour Relations


This is an opportunity to get immediate feedback on your interview skills through the Speed Mock Interviews with 2 BCom Alumni.

Judicial appointments

The Judiciary today (November 19) announced 21 judicial appointments in the Magistrates' Courts.

The appointments include 16 Permanent Magistrates and five Special Magistrates. All appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission. They will take effect from November 20, 2014.

... Mr Colin Wong Sze-cheung:

Published: 20Nov2014

Cogeco Inc Announces Appointment of Senior VP and CFO

Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc.  today announced the appointment of Mr. Patrice Ouimet as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 17, 2014.

... Mr. Ouimet holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Diploma in Accountancy from Concordia University. He is a chartered professional accountant and chartered accountant.

Published: 18Nov2014

Human touch key to success, Marvin Corber tells graduating students

Marvin Corber has carried a secret with him for some 60 years and on Oct. 29, he decided to tell all during the Convocation in which he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from McGill.

“Truth be told, I don’t have an undergraduate degree from McGill,” Corber told the graduating Class of 2014 during his address at Place des Arts.

Published: 4Nov2014

The Most Powerful Women in Business

Quest for Excellence Growing up in Canada, Lubna Al Kharusi did her Bachelor's in Commerce from McGill University. She returned to Oman because 'it was sunny, tax free and her family was here.' She joined the finance department of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in 1997. In her stint covering 10 years at the company she handled various responsibilities like budgeting, treasury, financial accounting, change management, investor relations, well engineering, financial services etc. She was cross posted to Shell in London from PDO.

Published: 4Nov2014