On March 8, 2018, Richard S. Rogers was appointed to the Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Historically, a Queen’s Counsel appointment was a means of acknowledging a barrister as a senior member of the profession. It was recognized in the courts through certain added privileges, including allowing members to sit within the […]
Vince Withers ( O.C., Hon. Doc.) Vince is a true iconic businessman and tireless supporter of NL sports and mental organizations. Former President and CEO of NewTel, NL Softball, Curling and founder of The Eating Disorder of NL his contributions to the Province are without equal. In recognition of his work he has been awarded […]
A native of St. John’s, Tom Osborne attended Cabot College and Memorial University of Newfoundland. He was involved with the business community for several years. Prior to entering politics he worked for Statistics Canada, Small Business Enterprise, and with the Penney Group of Companies. He has represented his district of Waterford Valley (formerly St. John’s […]
Minister Andrew Parsons is a Canadian politician and Lawyer, who was elected to the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly in the 2011 and 2015 provincial elections.
Painter and Artist. His amazing work has grabbed headlines and has been exhibited across Canada and in Europe. Educated at Memorial’s Grenfell Campus in fine arts his work captures both portrait, stills and landscape in unique but breathtaking style. His success is catapulting him in discussion with other great Newfoundland artists such as Gerald Squires, […]
From an early age Ken was interested in mechanics and anything associated with adventure. His lifelong engagement with the outdoors as fisherman, hunter, hiker and motorcyclist has culminated with his travels around the world in search of travel. Adventure Motorcycling is his most exciting venture and takes us on some of those trips.
Dr. Noreen Golfman is provost and vice-president (academic) of Memorial University. She served as dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Memorial from June 2008 to September 2014, when she was appointed provost and vice-president (academic) pro tempore. Under Dr. Golfman’s leadership, the School of Graduate Studies experienced tremendous growth. In the last decade, […]
Peter Halley is the artistic director of the renowned Spirit of Newfoundland and Labrador acting and musical group. While producing and executing plays, musicals, and shows since January of 1997, Peter Halley has also been involved in many artistic endeavors across Canada and has helped to grow the local artistic scene in Newfoundland & Labrador […]
Well known and respected former Premier (L), President of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Teachers Union, teacher, and educator. His role as Premier (2001-2003) was accentuated with his move to make government accountable and transparent through overhauling the Freedom of Information Act. He was responsible for lowering university tuition, renegotiate the equalization formula with Ottawa and reopen […]
Network Director, NSERC Canadian Healthy Oceans Network II, Associate Director of Ocean Frontier Institute, University Research Professor Depart. of Ocean Sciences and Biology Dept. at Memorial University, he is a graduate of Memorial university, McGill University and Wood’s Hole/MIT. The world-renowned researcher and lecturer on the marine species of the earth’s oceans.