Hats off: Ottawa 2017 wins eight awards from International Festivals & Events Association

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Hats off

MediaStyle was recognized by B Lab as part of a worldwide competition for being a business that creates the most positive impact for workers. This is the second consecutive year that MediaStyle has received this recognition, which is based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by B Lab.

Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, received eight awards from the International Festivals & Events Association. The awards recognize excellence and creativity in promotional materials produced by festivals and events around the world.

Pierre Dufresne has been elected president of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association for 2017-2018. Mr. Dufresne most recently served as the association’s first vice-president, has served as a member of the executive committee since 2014, sat on the OHBA board of directors since 2013 and served on the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Urban Council over multiple terms since its inception.

People on the move

The Ottawa International Airport announced changes to its board of directors: Dr. Chris Carruthers is the new chair of the board, replacing Susan St. Amand. Dr. Carruthers has extensive executive experience, including as the former chief of staff of The Ottawa Hospital. Michèle Lafontaine joins the board as a director. She is a notary with the firm Gagné Isabelle Patry Laflamme & Associés.