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Take risks on your investments and yourself: Gary Ng [BComm (Honours)/07]

February 20, 2019 — 
In late November, Gary Ng (BComm (Honours) ’07) acquired PI Financial Corp., a western-Canadian-based wealth management firm, for $101 million. At just 34-years-old, the Winnipeg native from humble beginnings is now the Executive Chairman of the company.

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Romel Dhalla

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Romel Dhalla: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Service to the University of Manitoba

February 19, 2019 — 
The recipients of the 2019 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards are graduates who are outstanding in their professional and personal lives

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How to leverage your social presence to pivot your career: Chris Nepomuceno [MBA/09]

February 19, 2019 — 
In 2015, Chris Nepomuceno (MBA ’09) was given eight weeks to find a new job when his division at TD Bank Financial Group in Toronto was sold to another company. He felt like a failure and was at a point in his life where he wasn’t sure what his next career move should be, or what the end-goal was.

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James Burns [BComm/51, LLD/87 (Hon.)]

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Remembering James Burns: business giant, alumnus, philanthropist

February 14, 2019 — 
Alumnus James Burns, one of Canada’s most prominent business leaders, died Monday in Winnipeg

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Lindy Norris, [BA/07, BComm (Hons)/09].

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Lindy Norris: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Outstanding Young Alumni

February 11, 2019 — 
Norris wears many hats: tireless volunteer, community leader and business professional

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winter open road

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Free public conference addressing climate change and northern transportation

February 7, 2019 — 
Seminar topics will include a report on climate change, building all-weather gravel roads in the Canadian Shield and cargo airships for the north

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In 2017, Absolut Vodka ran their "Kiss With Pride" campaign

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The Conversation: Out of the closet: Easing the backlash against same-sex couples in advertising

February 6, 2019 — 
Gay-vague advertisements have proven popular with the LGBTQ community members while avoiding backlash from straight consumers. However, as society has become more accepting, mainstream brands started featuring same-sex couples in their advertisements

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President's Student Leadership Program

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Leadership in 2019

February 5, 2019 — 
Suzanne Gagnon, Great-West Life Chair in Leadership Education, shares her insight on how we should be approaching leadership in 2019

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Left to right: Abel Nyamori, Jordan Delury, Howard Harmatz, Collin Drosdoski, Peirce Dickson and Paige Small at the Inter-Collegiate Business Case competition. // Photo provided by Abel Nyamori

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Asper students finish first in two categories at ICBC

January 31, 2019 — 
Two teams of students from the Asper School of Business recently competed at the finals of he Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) at Queen’s University from January 17-19

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Suzanne Gagnon is program director for the the President’s Student Leadership Program

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Leaders creating new leaders

January 14, 2019 — 
On Jan. 14, 2019, a new leadership development program at the University of Manitoba opened to applications

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