Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
AWARDED Paul Cappa (paralegal partner, Cohen Highly LLP), Law Society of Ontario’s William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award.
NAMED Dolcetto, as one of Canada’s 100 most popular outdoor dining restaurants by OpenTable.
APPOINTED Jennica Cottenie, senior consultant, Ahria Consulting.
RANKED Ivey Business School at Western University, best executive education provider in Canada (for both custom and open programming) by the Financial Times.
OPENING Basha Handy Candy, CF Masonville Place (expected opening early June, 2023).
LAUNCHED Demo site for entertainment discovery and booking platform Perl Experiences.
ANNOUNCED By Tourism London, return of Labatt Park Tours for 2023 season.
RECEIVED By researchers at Western University, $2.7 million in federal funding to study brain health (Emma Duerden, the Canada research chair of neuroscience & learning disorders, will use $1.3 million to study blood-flow changes to the brain; Lisa Saksida, the Canada research chair in translational cognitive neuroscience, will use $1.4 to research new Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease treatments).
ACHIEVED By Kelly Gillis (vice president & managing partner, Ahria Consulting), Family Enterprise Advisor designation through Family Enterprise Canada.
PROMOTED Paul Bastien, to deputy chief of police, London Police Service.
RELEASED The book Torches & Trouble, A Samantha and the Sheriff Adventure, by Gord Hume.
APPOINTED Susan Rosato, wellbeing advisor, St. Joseph’s Health Care London.
May 26: Socialpreneur Chats: May 2023
May 30: Western Angels’ Demo Day