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Paying it Forward: The William G. Tamblyn Legacy Society

The William G. Tamblyn Legacy Society was launched on October 2, 2015, to celebrate the people who are making postsecondary education possible. The Legacy Society recognizes donors leaving a gift in their estate to Lakehead University - and connects them to special events, presentations, and seminars throughout the year.

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Norton Rose Fulbright donates $125,000 to Lakehead University

The country’s third largest legal practice – Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP – has donated $125,000 to the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University to establish a new award.

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Lakehead names new Legacy Society in honour of William G. Tamblyn

Lakehead University is naming its new Legacy Society in honour of William G. Tamblyn, the University’s founding President and Vice-Chancellor.

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TBT Engineering creates a brighter future for Engineering students

With the same spirit and drive that has made TBT Engineering a leading force in the business sector, Rob and Liana Frenette continue to demonstrate a commitment to Lakehead University through the establishment of a graduate level scholarship in civil engineering.

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The Next Step in Responsible Mineral Exploration

Susan, Bob, Jamey, Ian, and Mary Craig grew up skiing with their dad near the shores of Lake Superior. Their father John – affectionately known as “Big Johnny” to his countless colleagues and friends – loved the outdoors.

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The Picherack Family Fund Supports Law School Renovations

Don’t let Frances Picherack’s tiny stature fool you. She is a woman of great character and tenacious spirit. Frances also personifies the word LOYAL – a quality that Dictionary.com defines as a commitment to a cause, ideal, custom, institution or product. Her loyalty lies with her family, her community, and Lakehead University.

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Transforming Canada's Legal Profession

John B. Laskin and the Toronto law firm Torys LLP, where John is a senior litigation partner, have made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law capital campaign. This gift is being used to create vibrant learning spaces in the historic PACI building – the home of the law school.

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Hatch Inspires Aboriginal Students

Lakehead’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP) received a giant boost from our friends at Hatch – a leading engineering and consulting firm. Hatch has operations around the world and is recognized for giving back to the communities where it works.

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Retired Teachers Rally around Lakehead’s Law School

The shouts of enthusiastic students on crisp autumn days cheering for their beloved football team are as fresh in the minds of the PACI Retired Teachers group as if it were yesterday.

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Lynda McKeown's Legacy Gift Makes Lifelong Learning a Reality

Lynda McKeown strongly believes in lifelong learning.

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