first_imgIE Staff CETFA elects new board leader Steven Cohen and Raymond Crossley are the Alberta Securities Commission’s newest members, the provincial regulator announced on Monday.Each is appointed for a three-year term expiring on March 31, 2021. Keywords AppointmentsCompanies Alberta Securities Commission TD getting new head of private wealth, financial planning “We are pleased to welcome Steve and Ray to the Commission,” said Stan Magidson, chair and CEO, ASC, in a statement.“Each of these gentlemen bring outstanding knowledge and experience to our organization as we continue to foster a fair and efficient capital market and provide strong investor protection.”Cohen has over 35 years of experience in the legal profession. He is currently a partner in the securities group at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, focusing on capital markets activities, where he advises issuers, investment firms and other market participants on public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, recapitalizations, corporate governance, proxy matters and regulatory compliance. He served on advisory committees of both the ASC and the Ontario Securities Commission.Crossley is a highly experienced financial professional and corporate director. He is currently the chief financial officer of the Calgary Health Trust, and also serves on the board of directors of Obsidian Energy Ltd. and the Canada West Foundation.Before retiring from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 2015, Crossley served as managing partner, Western Canada and was the audit partner on a broad range of public companies primarily in the energy sector. Prior to becoming a partner, he worked in PwC’s offices in Toronto, New York and London. Crosssley has previously served as a member of the ASC’s financial review committee and the financial advisory committee. He holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.In addition to the new member appointments, Kathryn Chisholm, has been re-appointed as a commission member for a three-year term expiring on March 31, 2021 and Ann Rooney, has been re-appointed to the position of lead independent member for another year, expiring on March 31, 2019.Members act as the ASC’s board of directors overseeing the management of the commission as well as considering and approving changes to Alberta securities laws.center_img Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Related news PenderFund names new SVP for investments Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

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first_imgSteady Decline in Malaria Cases UncategorizedJune 20, 2007 Advertisements RelatedSteady Decline in Malaria Cases FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail There has been a steady decline in the number of confirmed cases of malaria occurring in Jamaica since the height of the outbreak in November and December 2006.Minister of Health, Horace Dalley, in his contribution to the 2007/08 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives yesterday (June 19), said that as at May 2007, the attack rate had dropped to 1.1 per 100,000 population from 16.8 per 100,000 population at the peak of the outbreak in December 2006. “As at the end of May 2007, the cumulative total of cases in the island was 367,” he informed.The Minister commended the support of local, regional and international health authorities in the fight against the disease. “This robust response of the public health system to the malaria threat has so far prevented any deaths from this disease, which kills millions elsewhere in the world,” he pointed out.According to Mr. Dalley, when the evidence revealed the resurgence of malaria in Jamaica, the Ministry “was spurred into battle mode, to drive back the scourge of this disease and return the country to its disease free status.”“Health workers in the areas of laboratory and field investigations, diagnosis and treatment, environmental control, public relations, and transportation, worked day and night (in) communities .and long hours away from their own family responsibilities,” he informed.The Health Minister noted however, that even while the state moves to strengthen public health services to enable the population to enjoy a high standard of health, individuals also have a key role to play in protecting the environment.“We need the support of families and communities to keep their environment clean and free of mosquito breeding sites,” he stated.On another matter, Minister Dalley informed that a presentation will be made to Cabinet soon, for its endorsement of the Avian Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan.“The Ministry has completed an Avian Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan, which is also in keeping with the World Health Organisation’s call for member states to develop and implement such plans,” Mr. Dalley said.The plan focuses on limiting the health impact, economic and social disruptions from such a pandemic. “The health of families across this country is therefore being actively guarded and strategically planned,” he noted.center_img RelatedSteady Decline in Malaria Cases RelatedSteady Decline in Malaria Caseslast_img read more

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first_imgTransfers Chelsea star Willian dreams of Barcelona or Real Madrid move Chris Burton Last updated 1 year ago 21:14 2/16/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Willian Chelsea Getty Images Transfers Barcelona Willian Chelsea Real Madrid Primera División Premier League The Brazilian has seen his future at Stamford Bridge called into question at times, and he concedes a switch to a La Liga heavyweight would appeal Willian remains a key part of Chelsea’s plans at present, but admits a move to Barcelona or Real Madrid is “everybody’s dream”.The 29-year-old forward has been at Stamford Bridge since 2013, taking in 220 appearances for the Blues and two Premier League title triumphs.AdChoices广告His future in west London has been called into question at times, with Manchester United often reported to be leading the chase for his signature as former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho opens himself up a reunion at Old Trafford. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Willian has stayed put for now, but he concedes that the opportunity to join a Liga heavyweight would be difficult for any ambitious player to turn down.The Brazil international told UOL: “They are the two biggest clubs in the world [Real and Barcelona], they are the clubs with the most visibility, it is everybody’s dream.“Of course there are other big clubs, there are Bayern, PSG, but these two are different.”The clock is ticking on Willian being offered the opportunity to live that dream, while he remains under contract at Chelsea until 2020.His next move could, therefore, take him in a completely different direction, with there another career step he plans to take before hanging up his boots.As a product of the academy system at Corinthians, the experienced forward intends to return to his roots at some stage.He added on a club that he left for Shakhtar Donetsk in 2007 after making just 41 senior appearances: “Sometimes it comes to my head [to play for Corinthians].“I would like to end my career [at the club] and play for at least another year.”For now, Willian’s focus is locked on events in England, with Chelsea in the process of rebuilding their season as they prepare for a run of games against Hull City, Barcelona and Manchester giants United and City across FA Cup, Champions League and Premier League competition.last_img read more

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