Class Notes


A Lakehead grad played a role in the success of the James Webb telescope

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 /

Twenty-three years ago, Colette Lepage graduated from Lakehead University with a degree in chemical engineering. This week she was reflecting on how what she learned at Lakehead helped her work on the James Webb Space Telescope project.

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Nighthawk Gold Appoints New Vice President of Exploration

Thursday, May 5, 2022 / Campus

Nighthawk Gold Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of John McBride, MSc., P.Geo., (HBSc.'08/MSc.'10) as the Vice President, Exploration.

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RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes new Commanding Officer

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 / Campus

The Honourable John Hogan, Minister of Justice and Public Safety joins the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador in welcoming its new Commanding Officer of “B” Division, Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert.

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Scott Paddington named Chief Agent and Chief Underwriting Officer of Everest Reinsurance Canada

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 / Campus

Everest Reinsurance announced the promotion of Scott Paddington to Chief Agent and Chief Underwriting Officer of Everest Reinsurance Canada.

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Long-time volunteer with Scouts Canada awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Friday, March 4, 2022 / Online

Colin Ballantyne (BAdmin'92) a long-time volunteer with Scouts Canada and 1st Port Nelson Scouts, has been awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.

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New General Manager for McBride Community Forest Corporation

Friday, January 21, 2022 /

The beginning of 2022 brought a new face to the McBride Community Forest Corporation. Patrick Penner (HBScF'15) stepped into his role on January 3, 2022 as the General Manager.

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Elliot Lake announces a new Director of Recreation and Culture

Saturday, January 15, 2022 / Campus

Karilynn (Kari) Kluke (HBK'13) is returning to her home town as the new Director of Recreation and Culture in Elliot Lake, ON.

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Frederic Diebel named Mayor of Nairn & Hyman Township

Monday, January 10, 2022 / Campus

At the Monday, Jan. 10 council meeting, Deputy Mayor Frederic Diebel was appointed the new mayor of Nairn & Hyman Township following a notice of motion for his nomination.

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Taekwondo Canada Names Allan Wrigley New High Performance Director

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 / Campus

Taekwondo Canada, the governing body for the sport of taekwondo in Canada, is pleased to announce that Dr. Allan Wrigley (HBK'00/MSc.'02) has been named as the organization’s new High Performance Director.

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Green Dream intern carving out a space for women in forestry

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 / Campus

Aurelia Jas, one of the winners of the Green Dream Internship Program, is working at Weyerhaeuser in Grande Prairie, and proving there’s lots of opportunity for women in forestry.

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