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Tyler MacAfee

is the new director, Government and Community Engagement at the University of Manitoba. MacAfee will work with government and communities to help advance each partner's goals. He has worked with the University since October 2011, and prior to that, spent nine years with the Association of Manitoba Municipalities.



EPIC Information Solutions

has been ranked No. 50 on the Top 100 Solution Providers list of 2012 by CDN. EPIC Information Solutions is a leading provider of IT solutions in central Canada and has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada in 2013 by Great Place to Work Institute.


Medigas Manitoba Limited - Respiratory Wellness Centre

welcomes Zoe Pouliot RPSGT, CIM as a part-time sleep therapist. Pouliot will provide care to patients with obstructive sleep apnea.


River East Travel

is pleased to announce Lisa Barr (Hinton) has joined the company in the capacity of assistant manager and senior travel sales consultant. Barr has been a travel consultant since 1997 and for the past six years has been a branch manager for a national travel retail chain.


John Rafferty, President and CEO, CNIB

is pleased to announce the appointment of Garry Nenson to the position of executive director, Manitoba-Saskatchewan division. Nenson has been with CNIB for more than 20 years, most recently as director of development for Manitoba Saskatchewan Division.



Manitoba Pork Council

presented the 2013 Pork Industry Awards at its recent annual meeting. Henervic Farms received the Swine Steward Award, presented to members of a third-generation farm family in recognition of outstanding commitment and contributions to agriculture, to the hog industry, to community and to their fellow Manitobans. Jonathan Kleinsasser of Crystal Spring Hog Equipment received the Innovation Award, presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the provincial and global hog industry.


Mr. Hemant M. Shah

will receive the NABC Business Forum Chairman's Award for more than three decades of his tireless effort in building the industry and trade bridge in between Canada and India.



Manitoba Pork Council

recently announced Karl Kynoch, of Baldur, has been re-elected as chairman of its board of directors; Rick Bergmann vice-chair, and George Matheson and Wendy Friesen executive members. Other members of the board include: Rick Prejet, Scott Peters, David Waldner, James Hofer, Glen Gratton and Claude Vielfaure.


Manitoba Council Girl Guides

has selected its 2013-2014 executive committee: members, Debra Halligan, provincial commissioner; Doreen Pattie, deputy provincial commissioner; Marlo Jurkowski, deputy provincial commissioner; Diana Sawchuk, provincial treasurer; Krista Charbonneau, International Adviser; Samantha Halligan, PR adviser.


The PMI Manitoba Chapter

announced its 2013 - 2014 board of directors: Victor Kolynchuk, PMP, president; Connie Lemoine, PMP, vice-president; Peter Horwacki, professional development; Arvind Pal Matharu, PMP treasurer.


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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 29, 2013 B6

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