Person: Christian Paradis

Christian Paradis

Christian Paradis was appointed minister of Industry in last week’s federal Cabinet shuffle. Paradis was previously minister of Natural Resources ( a position he held for little more than one year), minister of Public Works and Government Services and secretary of state for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Paradis holds one of five Quebec ridings won…

Dr Wendy Cukier

Dr Wendy Cukier has been appointed VP research and innovation at Ryerson Univ, replacing Dr Carla Cassidy who was serving in an interim capacity. Cukier was previously associate dean, academic at Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management and has been associated with Ryerson for 25 years. In her new position, she is responsible for academic…

Dr Colin Jones

Dr Colin Jones has been appointed president and CEO of Advanced Applied Physics Solutions (AAPS), the commercialization arm of TRIUMF. Jones is a researcher with extensive management and board-level experience and currently a professor emeritus at Simon Fraser Univ. He has served on the TRIUMF board of management (1989-2006) and as its chair (1995-2000). Jones…