Person: Dr Bruce Archibald

Philip Howell

Philip Howell has been appointed DM of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development. He is currently the DM of tourism and formerly associate DM of the Ministry of Finance’s Treasury Board Office….

Dr Genevieve Tanguay

Dr Genevieve Tanguay has been appointed acting president and CEO and board chair of the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ). Tanguay’s new responsibilities will be performed in combination with her current role as assistant DM of the research, innovation, science and society directorate of the Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and…

Denise Amyot

Denise Amyot has been appointed director of the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp (CSTMC) for a five-year term. Amyot is a career bureaucrat most recently with the Canada Public Service Agency where she was senior VP of the leadership and talent management sector. She does not have any stated S&T experience in her professional…

Dr Bruce Archibald

Dr Bruce Archibald has been appointed DM International Trade for the Ontario government, effective December 15. Archibald is currently DM Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs where he is being replaced by George Zegarac. He was formerly assistant DM of S&T in the former Ministry of Earth, Science and Technology and also worked at the federal…

Dr Chaviva Hosek

Dr Chaviva Hosek has been appointed president and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR), replacing interim CEO Thomas Kierans, CIAR’s board chair who moved into the position following the departure of Stefan Dupré (R$, February 25/00). The appointment is effective January 1/01. Hosek has had a long career in government and academic…

Dr Irwin Itzkovitch

Dr Irwin Itzkovitch has been appointed ADM of Natural Resources Canada’s earth sciences sector, effective December 4. Itzkovitch joins NRCan from the International Council on Metals and the Environment where he served as executive VP environmental stewardship. He has enjoyed a long career in the Canadian mineral sector, including stints with INCO, Eldorado Nuclear, Sherritt…

David McFadden

David McFadden has been appointed chair of the advisory committee for the Ontario Centres of Excellence program, effective October 10. McFadden has selected to head the committee to lead its review on the OCE’s role in commercialization and will present recommendations to the minister of Energy Science and Technology by the end of the year.…

Dr Bruce Archibald

Dr Bruce Archibald has left his position as ADM of Ontario’s Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology (MEST) to assume a similar position with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). Archibald becomes ADM of OMAFRA’s policy and farm financing division. Prior to joining MEST, he was with OMAFRA as director of…

Bliss Baker

Bliss Baker has been appointed president of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) with responsibility for the industry’s development on behalf of its membership. Baker has had a lengthy career in the public and private sectors, including a political assistant at Queen’s Park, public relations for Enbridge Consumers Gas and most recently director of communications…

David Hall

David Hall has been appointed interim president and CEO of EnWave Corp, a Vancouver-based developer of vacuum microwave technology for the food, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and chemical industries. Hall replaces Steve Langford, who resigned after one year for personal reasons and has returned to Ontario to pursue other business opportunities. Most of Hall’s 28 years in…