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Following the amalgamation of Ottawa and surrounding communities, Mayor Watson was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Tourism Commission, a federal crown corporation.
In , he was elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean and immediately appointed to cabinet as Minister of Consumer and Business services.
An active member of his community, Watson has also served on the boards or as honourary chair of several community organizations, including the Riverside Hospital, the National Arts Centre, the Christmas Exchange of Ottawa and the Forum for Young Canadians.
He also serves as Co-Chair of the Ottawa initiative. Jean, 57, has lived in Ottawa all his life and moved to Alta Vista 29 years ago. As an active and dedicated community volunteer, he served as Director of Finance at the Canterbury Community Association and was elected President from to Prior to his election, Jean was a Chartered Professional Accountant.
An avid movie fan and entrepreneur, Jean and his business partner purchased the Towne Cinema in In , Jean sold his interest. Jean and Sandra Cloutier have four children: Elizabeth, Katherine, Daniel and Emilie. Chief Executive Officer Curling Canada. She worked directly with all levels of government promoting tourism initiatives that were award winning and, most importantly, drove significant increases in tourism spending and hotel occupancy. As well she led the creation of ad campaigns and opening and closing ceremonies that achieved all aggressive awareness and engagement measures.
Prior to that time, she spent seven years with the Whirlpool Corporation, filling various prominent leadership roles in marketing and general management for the Canadian and North American divisions. Michael is a recognized leader in tourism and aviation in Canada.
Michael is very active within the tourism and transportation industries and other business groups. With experience in both B2B and B2C sales and operations, Nina has led teams in all areas of the hospitality function. During the past 18 years, he was one of three founding partners of InterVISTAS Consulting where he played a major role in building it into a multinational company with offices in the U.
Paul has successfully delivered strategic plans and market development strategies for several DMOs, governments, destinations, non-profit organizations, hotels and airports around the world. He has completed DMO organization reviews and developed start-up plans and business plans for new ventures.
To assist in the finance department has proven to be a wonderful opportunity as it gives me a meaningful experience at the heart of the great organisation that is the WTC Winnipeg. A sound financial management ensures that projects may be carried out and establishes the WTC Winnipeg as a well-known entity. As such, I have joined its team to help the finance department and to help promote international trade in Manitoba.
Carine has many skills in management and particularly in accounting, and joins the team as Finance Assistant. It's very important to me to work directly with the business community and be able to address their needs in both English and French. Joelle brings to the WTC a variety of experience in planning, event organization and client relations. True to her francophone roots, Joelle continues to build strong relationship with her francophone community, working in francophone organizations for over 20 years.
Her main role with the Business InfoCentre is to make sure people who are interested in starting a business, or taking their small business to the next level are equipped with all the tools they need to succeed.
I strive to make my research as pertinent as possible so that every client can make informed decisions. I hope that my involvement in the Francophone community will encourage other people to do the same. Jonas Desrosiers is passionate about culture as well as the French language. In , thanks to his community involvement and dedication to the cause of youth, Jonas was selected as medal bearer for the 25 th anniversary of the Rick Hansen Relay, an honor recognizing those who have made a difference in their communities, with the power to change things.
Jonas brings ten years of experience in the field of administration of non-profit organizations to the World Trade Centre Winnipeg. I help guide our clients to properly navigate through the information available to help start, grow and expand their business. Connecting the dots is the name of my game! Nicole has over 30 years of experience in customer service and networking fields.
Coupling her Bachelor Degree in Interior Design and her Masters Degree in City Planning, with her passion for community, Angela has played a central role in urban development issues in Winnipeg for the last eighteen years.
She held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister of urban affairs for the Province of Manitoba from to , responsible for urban revitalization programs and financial support to the City of Winnipeg.
In she was appointed Secretary to Cabinet for Community and Economic Development and senior advisor to Premier Gary Doer, leading on major economic development projects. Mayor Brian Bowman was elected in a landslide victory on October 22nd, to become the 43rd Mayor of the City of Winnipeg.
Brian is passionate about ensuring Winnipeg is a city that works better for every citizen and is committed to building a stronger Winnipeg through greater openness, transparency, and accessibility. He is committed to developing a long-term economic plan for the future, improving infrastructure, and building safer communities to create a more innovative, diverse, and engaging city. He believes in making Winnipeg a safe and respectful place for all its residents— regardless of race, culture, religion, or sexual orientation.
Growing up in a working-class family in Winnipeg, he and his wife Tracy are proud parents to sons Hayden and Austin. Matthew is an ambitious and passionate young professional with experience working across multiple disciplines to deliver mutually-beneficial outcomes. He is known for providing holistic project management driven by strong leadership abilities, a keen eye for design, and meaningful community engagement. His Major Degree Project Tactical Urbanism in Winnipeg, Manitoba explores the use of tactics in all sectors of the planning profession.
An interest in tactical urbanism and community-led initiatives has led him to organize events around the city in support of the local arts community, as well as advocating for relevant urban issues. In his short professional career, he has accrued experience working within all levels of government and has helped to deliver several strategic plans and planning reports. Leigh Anne Parry is currently the Chair of Winnipeg Trails Association and an artist and collaborator with a degree in theatre that focused on directing.
Her works has evolved into a prolonged response to the built environments into which we find ourselves emerging. She has the opportunity to leave a direct imprint on both the landscape and the objects in it through, for example, The Plain Bicycle project a culture bomb of Dutch bicycles or the Landless Farmers Collective a major vegetable farm and landscaping in a prominent urban greenspace.
Her most recent project was A Lingering Darkness a series of installations curated for Cluster Festival that focused on what we lose when we lose the night sky.
As both an artist and activist, she is increasingly keen to respond to a world created by colonizers for a car economy that has left barriers to creating plausible and desirable futures for the existence of life on this planet. Leigh Anne is a resident of Winnipeg, raised just outside the city limits but her ancestors came to the east coast of turtle island in the mids from Great Britain.
She is a key organizer of ModeShift and will be appearing as a facilitator. He has helped grow and move the festival from it's humble beginnings as a fishing derby and music festival in a defunct quarry. Will is co-owner and shop manager of Natural Cycleworks, a worker owned bike shop in downtown Winnipeg. Natural Cycleworks is a custom bike shop with a focus on real world bikes made for longevity and supporting life by bicycle. Will is also the main organizer for the Bike Jam, a monthly group bike ride in that regularly sees hundreds of riders come together to explore and interact with the city of Winnipeg.
A summer of Bike Jams culminates in a major event as part of Nuit Blanche, an all night art festival that takes place during Culture days. Shoni Madden is an experienced transportation planner with 10 years of experience in sustainable transportation, climate change, and community facilitation. A graduate of Environmental Studies, Shoni specializes in sustainable transportation, but has also worked in the area of climate change, leading 15 communities in Manitoba to begin their sustainability planning efforts as part of a provincial program to reduce emissions.
Shoni recently joined Urban Systems and works with clients to build a culture of active transportation through supporting the development of programs, businesses, policies, and plans that get us there.
She previously served as Program Director for the Active and Safe Routes to School program in Manitoba with Green Action Centre for the past 8 years, working to bring together diverse stakeholders and address barriers to active transportation in their communities.
Shoni led the development of the School Travel Planning STP program in Manitoba, working with municipalities across the province and delivering several facilitator training sessions. She has worked hard to establish and integrate STP as a provincial and national planning standard, an effort recognized through receipt of the Manitoba Planning Excellence Award. Shoni is a mom of two toddlers and has committed her family to a car-free lifestyle. Through the process of launching Peg City Car Co-op, she has developed a passion for supporting other families to learn how it is possible for them to bike, walk, bus, and sometimes drive.
Alex has been keenly interest in placemaking, public art and the evolution of urban landscapes since beginning her university career at the University of Winnipeg, after reading about the urban expeditions of William Bunge. She has incorporated her passion for natural and human-made environments into her previous careers working with Linnet Geomatics, Energy Pathways in Ottawa , and now, settled into the ED role at the BIZ, where she is bringing new placemaking ideas and a unique artistic direction to the streets of Transcona.
Stephanie has held the position of Active Transportation Coordinator with the City of Winnipeg since the Autumn of Brent Bellamy is an architect and public advocate for sustainable city-building and human focused design. He explores the connection between design and economic growth, environmental sustainability, civic competitiveness and quality of life.
Brent has broadly engaged in public speaking, teaching, mentoring, writing and social media to promote innovation in architecture and urban design. His advocacy has been widely featured on radio, television and in numerous periodicals. As an avid traveler, his personal exploration of cities in nearly 60 countries has brought a global perspective to his writing and his design philosophy.
He works to maintain a thorough knowledge of evolving architectural and planning theory from around the world. Brent strives to create sensitive and efficient architectural forms that provoke thought and stimulate the imagination. Receiving her Masters of Architecture Degree in from the University of Manitoba, Vun is an ambassador for accessible art and design, and strives to advocate inclusive public engagement with these creative disciplines.
Vun maintains a strong presence in the fine arts field, exhibiting her work internationally as a member of International Contemporary Art Curator, while also acting from a more curatorial role promoting local artisans and organizing major events for Design Quarter Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Design Festival, Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, First Fridays in the Exchange, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
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