- Three winners were announced at a special awards ceremony May 7 for the Rant Like Rick contest. Melissa Hoskins from St. John's, Brandon Copeland from Wolfville, N.S., and Stefanie Peters from Sydney, N.S., were recognized for having the best rants.
- For the third consecutive year, Atlantic Business magazine recognized the leadership skills of Dr. Axel Meisen, naming him one of the top 50 chief executive officers in Atlantic Canada. The award was presented to Memorial's president during the magazine's ninth annual Top 50 CEO Award ceremonies in Halifax in May. Winners were selected by an elite panel of judges from hundreds of nominations for 134 individual nominees.