Dispatch: October 1, 2021
Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
AWARDED Karen Pincombe and Ronald C. Dawson, Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.
ANNOUNCED By VersaBank, closing of its previously announced public offering of common shares (5,500,000 shares at a price of US $10 per share).
RECEIVED Western University, a $1-million gift from the Sabourin Family Foundation in support of the Morrisette Institute for Entrepreneurship.
AWARDED Nancy Sutherland (president & CEO, Sunshine Foundation of Canada), 2021 King’s Alumni Award of Distinction.
NAMED To the Globe and Mail 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies: Paystone (number 114); Waste Solutions Canada (number 156); Microcad Computer Corp. (number 252); Mobials Inc. (number 287); tbk (number 399); Northern Commerce (number 439); Voices (number 445).
ANNOUNCED By General Motors, addition of BrightDrop EV410 electric delivery van production to the CAMI Assembly Plant in Ingersoll (production starting in 2023).
RANKED Western University, 43rd spot in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings for 2022 (top eight per cent for graduate employability among more than 670 postsecondary institutions worldwide).
AWARDED With the London Chamber of Commerce Presidents’ Award for volunteer efforts within the organization: Amy Campbell (ACE Media Inc.); Ruth Harland (Palasad Social Bowl); Jason Barber (Libro Credit Union); and Mike Sherlock (Knighthunter.com).
October 5: 10th National Virtual Career Expo
October 5: hirewesternu Virtual Career Fair
October 5: Leading with Integrity: Mitigating Fraud and Corruption Risks in ESG
October 7: Manufacturing Matters 2021
October 7: Fall LD3 – Coaching for Results
October 8: 100in5 – Privacy Considerations for Business Leaders