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Sherry Lee

has been promoted to the newly created position of office manager of Peak of the Market. "Lee has been with Peak almost 10 years as an accounting clerk and we look forward to having her positive attitude as part of our management team" said Larry McIntosh, president & CEO.

 

COMPANIES

 

TEC (The Executive Committee) Canada

has announced its new team of chairpersons for Manitoba: Barry Bernhard, Lynn Bishop and Ken Sontag. TEC Canada is a peer-to-peer mentoring program for Canadian business leaders to advance the growth and development of their businesses.

 

Stantec

announced Léo Jr. Nicolas has become a Certified Industrial Hygienist, the occupational hygiene certification granted by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. This certification is held by only eight other people in Manitoba. Services provided by Nicolas include indoor air quality testing for commercial and industrial/manufacturing environments, hazardous materials and mould assessments and worker noise exposure assessments.

 

Broadview Networks

is listed as one of the Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies by Branham300. This is Broadview's third consecutive year on the list. The Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies ranks Canada's top technology companies by annual revenues.

 

Leaders & Co.

of Montreal announced a partnership with Higgins Executive Search, with offices in Winnipeg and Ottawa. The partnership will provide access to Leaders & Co.'s search methodology, innovative processes and human capital planning. Leaders & Co. has five offices in Canada and is a member of an international network that brings together more than 350 partners in more than 50 countries.

 

AWARDS

Claudette Leclerc

executive director of the Manitoba Museum, received The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her outstanding contributions to arts, heritage and educational organizations in Canada. Over the last 29 years, Leclerc directed three non-profit organizations in Manitoba: the Winnipeg International Children's Festival, the Folks Arts Council of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Museum, which she currently leads.

 

Dr. Joseph N.H. Du

C.M., O.M., M.D., F.R.C.P.C., F.A.A.P. of Winnipeg Chinatown Development Corp. and Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre, has been named the Canadian Urban Institute's Local Hero. The national award will be handed out in Toronto on June 8.

 

iDE (International Development Enterprises)

which has its Canadian offices in Winnipeg, was selected as the first winner of the Wharton School's inaugural Barry and Marie Lipman Family Prize for its innovative, market based water, sanitation and hygiene projects. Manitoba native Cordell Jacks, WaSH Program Manager at iDE, Cambodia, went on from the Wharton School ceremonies to complete the Ironman Triathlon in South Africa.

 

Garry Bolton, P. Eng.

of SMS Engineering Ltd. was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies -- Manitoba awards dinner. ACEC-MB also presented Tom Wingrove, P. Eng. (AECOM) with the Engineering Action Award and Jonathan Epp, P. Eng. (Teshmont Consultants LP) with the Rising Star Award. ACEC-MB also presented seven member firms with awards of Excellence and Merit. The Keystone award for the project that best represents the program's standards of excellence was presented to KGS Group for the 2011 Assiniboine River Flood -- Emergency Engineering Project.

 

Winnipeg Humane Society

honoured three of its departing board members at its AGM: Manitoba veterinarian Dr. Nancy McQuade, John Youngman and Brent Thomas. Doug Speirs of the Winnipeg Free Press was given the Media Award for his outstanding contributions to helping the society's initiatives and projects. Marlene Rose received the Volunteer Award, while the Employee Giving Award was presented to the City of Winnipeg Employees and Retirees Charitable Giving Fund. It contributed $57,000 over the last four years to the WHS.

 

BOARDS

Duke of Edinburgh's Awards, Manitoba Division

elected its council for 2012-13: Executive committee: Marion Jagger, president; Susan Murdoch, vice-president; Robert H. Vandewater, secretary; Rohini Halli, treasurer; James P. Jeffries, past president; Robert G. Darling, vice chairman. Council members: Bob Brown, Murray Burt, Sgt. Robert Cooke, John Harvard, Jeff Klause, Barbara McManus, Heather McFadyen, Michael Pye, Asst. Commissioner D.W. (Bill) Robinson, Jane Robinson, Todd Tanchak, Brenda Tessler-Donen, Korine Scott. Executive director Lindsay Stovel.

 

Got a promotion, appointment or new contract? Contact Linda Shepertycki at 1355 Mountain Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R2X 3B6, fax 697-7412 or email

 

linda.shepertycki@freepress.mb.ca

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 30, 2012 B7

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