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FRESH ITEMS TODAY - Nov. 8, 2010
+ BP GOM oil spill – White House commission finds no evidence of BP corner cutting; attributed responsibility to series of on-site misjudgments
+ Calgary city council approved $250,000 budget to evaluate airport tunnel project viability, budget and time-line
+ Oncolytics Biotech Inc. closed $28.77 million equity financing
+ Paramount Resources Ltd. closed a $59 million flow-through equity share issue
+ PetroGlobe Inc. closed $ 4 million private placement of new equity
+ Solid Resources Ltd. is on the market to raise $1,250,000
+ Trican Well Service Ltd. announced its 2011 capex budget of $373 million
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Mark Kolke, President of MaxComm Realty Advisors, MaxComm Communications and Plandflex Corporation, has been working in real estate finance, management, leasing, sales and consulting work in Alberta for twenty-eight years. His license to practice real estate in Alberta is sponsored by MaxWell South Star Realty where he is an Associate dealing in commercial, residential and agricultural properties. He moved back to Calgary eleven years ago after twenty- seven years in Edmonton. He advises tenants, buyers, developers and institutional clients on issues involving residential developments, commercial real estate and public private partnerships (P3s).
+ Andy Melton to Exec. Vice-Chairman @ Melcor Developments Ltd.
+ Ashim Khemani to Chief Leadership Dev. Officer @ Sobeys Inc.
+ David Rickett to VP Sales & Marketing @ Shane Homes Group
+ Elsbeth Mehrer to Director Research, Workforce & Strategy @ Calgary Economic Development
+ Greg Pendura to Pres. @ Solid Resources Ltd.
+ Jim Prentice to Vice Chairman @ CIBC
+ John Baird to Minister of the Environment, replacing Jim Prentice who resigned
+ Mary Moran to Director, Marketing & Communications @ Calgary Economic Development
+ Rick Gliege to CFO & COO @ Solid Resources Ltd.
+ Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services & Minister for Status of Women, adds responsibility for Western Economic Diversification to her duties
+ Sylvie Lachance to Exec. VP Real Estate Development @ Sobeys Inc.
+ Toby Austin to VP Power @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Ken Spinner to VP Engineering & Construction @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Julia Ciccaglione to VP Environmental & Gov’t Affairs @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Jim Fitzowich to VP Corporate Dev. Power @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Jose Menendez to VP Dev. Ontario @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Paul Eastman to VP Eastern Canada Power Dev. @ Fort Chicago Energy Management Ltd.
+ Paul Robertson to Group VP @ Shaw Communications Inc.
+ Sandra Mah to Partner, Tax Law Group @ Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
+ Shane Wenzel to Pres. & CEO @ Shane Homes Group
+ Tyler Bond to Associate, Insolvency/Restructuring Group @ Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
+ Borealis Infrastructure. infrastructure div. of OMERS and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have jointly entered a binding contract today for purchase of High Speed 1 (HS1), Britain's only high-speed rail link to the Channel Tunnel, following a competitive tender process;£2.1 billion
+ Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been on the job a week – already he’s shaking up some things at city hall administration – challenging some land deals, the behavior of Enmax executiveswhile calling for $35 million in operating budget costs; expect a change of sr. staff at Enmax and Calgary Police Services . . . tic toc
SAVE THE DATE/upcoming events:
+ Nov. 16, Mortgage Loans Association Luncheon; Sheraton Suites Eau Claire; Guest Speaker Pat Cooper “Don’t Let the Appraisal Fool You”. REGISTER
+ Nov. 18 ; IFMA Calgary Annual Silent Auction/Mardi Gras Night, Coast Plaza Hotel ; register: IFMA + Nov. 22 & 23; P3 2010 SHIFTING INTO HIGH GEAR, Toronto; register + Nov. 30 – Dec. 2; Real Estate Forum, Metro Toronto Convention Centre; registration – David Podmore + Andrea Stephen co-chairs + Nov. 30 – Dec. 2; Canada-U.S. Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum , Calgary + Dec. 11, 158th OPEC Meeting, Quito + Jan. 18 – Calgary Real Estate Board’s 2011 Forecast Conference & Tradeshow; BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary – Info/Register + Feb. 20, Heritage Classic (Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens) @ McMahon Stadium
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