Minister Kelvin Parsons (BA 76) announced the appointment of a new
provincial court judge on Oct. 12. Harold Porter (BA 82) has been
named to the Judicial Centre of Grand Bank. Mr. Parsons called the move
a win-win situation, citing Mr. Porters fluency in French
as well as his broad experience in the law.
Eaton (B.Comm. 98) was in Ottawa on Oct. 10 to face the latest challenge
in his brave public battle with leukemia he received a bone marrow
transplant from his father. Mr. Eaton is the founder of RealTimeCancer,
a Web site designed to communicate real life cancer experiences
from the patients perspective. Follow his journey at www.realtimecancer.org.
are two options here and the bold one is the one that gets you through.
Journalist Gwynne Dyer (BA 63),
endorsing U.S. air strikes on Afghanistan, on CBC News world
Young (B.Comm. 66) was honoured by the University of Western Ontario
as the 2001 Alumnus of the Year for Community Service. Mr. Young is the
executive-in-residence at Memorial and was also founding chair of the
facultys advisory board. He was recognized by the university as
Alumnus of the Year in 1985 and by the Faculty of Business as Alumnus
of the Year in 1994. In 1996 Memorial awarded him an honorary doctorate
world thats full of wallpaper brands which nobody remembers, it
will take a lot less money to market.
Noel ODea (B.Comm. 73)
on the brand name Tango, which his company, Target Marketing
and Communications, developed for Air Canadas new no-frills
Crummey (BA 87) has been named to the 2001 Giller Prize shortlist
for his novel River Thieves. The Giller Prize awards $25,000 annually
to the author of the best Canadian novel or short story published in English.
Mr. Crummey was among six finalists chosen from 78 books submitted for
will irrevocably destroy the character and charm of this historic area.
Jack Harris (BA 71) discussing
the controversial Quidi Vidi condominium development, in a CP interview
on Oct. 3
Lewis (BA, B.Ed. 67) is among the cast of Messiah from Montreal,
a film by Newfoundlander Arnold Bennett which aired on Oct. 12 on Vision
TV. Starring the late Al Waxman, Messiah is a portrait of late Canadian
poet and Holocaust survivor A. M. Klein. The film was screened at the
Atlantic Film Festival in September.
fog. Wind bucking the car. Steaming up. Im looking through those
two little arcs the defog manages to muster. I turn on the radio
its Bach cello suites. That first one is the epitome of the male
orgasm. And thats what drives me up to the top of the hill.
Author Michael Winter (BA 86),
from his contribution to the Globe and Mails Thanksgiving Day
feature, Thinking about Thankfulness: Nine Authors Reflect
Memorial alumnae were among the recipients of the eight annual YMCA Women
of Distinction awards at the Fairmont Newfoundland Hotel Oct. 14: city
councillor Shannie Duff (BA 75); social worker Susan Shiner (BA
78, BSW 94); and talk show host Krista Rudofsky (BA 01).
Johns-based Internet consulting firm, m5i, has developed an innovative
Internet-based media monitoring application. The product was launched
at the International Association of Broadcast Monitors conference in Orlando,
Florida in October, where m5i director Ed Clarke (B.Comm. 98) provided
the key note address.