Person: Victor Doerksen

Victor Doerksen

Victor Doerksen has been appointed minister of the Alberta Innovation and Science department in a Cabinet shuffle following last week’s sweeping re-election of the Progressive Conservative Party. An MLA for Red Deer South, Doerksen is a chair of the Alberta Research Council and sits on the board of the Alberta Science and Research Authority. He…

Clarence J. Chandran

Clarence J. Chandran, chief operating officer (COO) for Nortel Networks Corp and likely successor to president and CEO John Roth, is taking a six-to-12 month medical leave of absence. Chandran has recently undergone surgery to deal with complications arising from a serious stabbing attack he suffered in Singapore in 1997. Roth will assume Chandran’s duties…