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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: 4 Dec 2014

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: 4 Dec 2014

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: 4 Dec 2014

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: 1 Dec 2014

Ontario co-op movement could use a legislative leg-up

Despite member-controlled and community-centric businesses gaining much appeal and generating billions in revenue, laws that govern co-ops in Ontario are strikingly outdated and restrictive.

Published: 1 Dec 2014

Yes, Virginia, studying literature can win you a Rhodes scholarship

To win a Rhodes Scholarship, perhaps the world’s most prestigious academic award, a student must demonstrate an unusual array of talents, excelling not only academically, but in extracurriculars, arts and “moral force of character.”

Published: 1 Dec 2014

Osisko Appoints Francoise Bertrand to Board of Directors

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (“Osisko” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:OR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Françoise Bertrand to its Board of Directors.

Published: 1 Dec 2014

NEW: Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services.

Published: 1 Dec 2014

How Far Down Do You Define Deviancy in Ferguson?

The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s celebrated phrase “defining deviancy down” first appeared in a 1993 essay in The American Scholar. “I proffer the thesis,” wrote Moynihan, “that, over the past generation…the amount of deviant behavior in American society has increased beyond the levels the community can ‘afford to recognize’ and that, accordingly, we have been re-defining deviancy so as to exempt much conduct previ

Published: 28 Nov 2014

McGill student-athletes merit 17 scholarships at Quebec Foundation awards gala

Mariam SyllaCedric McNicoll and Katia Clement-Heydra highlighted a group of 17 athletes from McGill University to receive bursaries doled out Tuesday at the 29thannual Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence awards gala, held at the Sheraton Laval.

Published: 28 Nov 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why communication is key for virtual teams

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to JoAnne Yates from MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology].

JoAnne, what have you learned in your research about virtual teams?

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014

Published: 27 Nov 2014

Clothing retailer Simons to open new stores in Mississauga, B.C., Alberta

Mississauga will soon be home to the largest of five new Simons stores scheduled to open across Canada, marking only the second time the company has set up shop outside Quebec.

Local shoppers unfamiliar with Simons can expect a family feel across the chain, said Robert Mackalski, a brand expert and faculty lecturer at McGill University.

Published: 27 Nov 2014

Is an MBA worth it? What business school can do for your salary in 2014

Desautels, Ivey, Rotman, Sauder and Schulich all cracked the top 100 on the Financial Times’ business school rankings in 2014. While FT’s list is the global standard by which programs are measured, determining the “best” business school is ultimately complicated and subjective, dependent on a plethora of metrics each individual can and should weigh differently.

Published: 27 Nov 2014

You’ve got your EMBA, now what? – Career advice from Top Business Schools

Perhaps you are only just now considering an EMBA and have not even filled in your first application but it is never a bad idea to move forward keeping the end in sight. So, with that in mind, we went to top business schools around the world to find out what career advice they would offer to new EMBA graduates to help them take full advantage of their degree.

... 5. Make an impact - Marianne Vandenbosch, director of the EMBA Program, McGill-HEC Montreal

Published: 25 Nov 2014

Interim CEO named for Vitalité Health Network

Jean Castonguay, a former provincial deputy minister and former associate deputy minister of health, has been named interim chief executive officer of Vitalité Health Network effective immediately. Health Minister Victor Boudreau made the announcement on November 21.

... Castonguay has a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and physics from the Université de Moncton, Edmundston, and an MBA from McGill University, Montreal.

Published: 24 Nov 2014

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