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Ian Telfer Honoured by the Fraser Institute

 |  Category: Alumni in the Lead

On November 2nd at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, the Fraser Institute held their annual Founder’s Award tribute dinner honouring Canada’s greatest business and philanthropic leaders. This year’s Award was presented to Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board and Director of Goldcorp. That week Ian Telfer attended and networked with our alumni at the receptions in Calgary November 1st and in Vancouver November 2nd as a special guest but also to cap off the 10th anniversary of the Telfer School.  Read more ›

Ian Telfer and the other inductees

 |  Category: Latest News

Nearly 700 BC business leaders and their guests gathered at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Thursday, May 12, 2016 as Ian Telfer, Chairman of the Board, Goldcorp Inc., was one of the three newest members into the Business Laureates of British Columbia (BLBC) Hall of Fame, hosted by JA British Columbia.  Read more ›

Ian Telfer

 |  Category: Donations / Fundraising

The University of Ottawa is proud to announce that Ian Telfer has committed a $2 million planned gift to the School of Management that bears his name. In 2007, Mr. Telfer contributed $25 million to the University, the largest private naming gift ever made to a Canadian business school. “Making a planned gift is something all alumni can do to help future generations of students,” stated Ian Telfer. “Being a donor is very rewarding and it really keeps you connected to your alma mater.” François Julien, Dean of the Telfer School of Management, stated: “At the Telfer School, we strive to create relevant management knowledge and develop influential leaders who transform lives, organizations and communities. His future contribution will help us to maintain strong connections with businesses and the community in order to continuously enhance our programs.” Mr. Telfer also became a member of the University of Ottawa’s “Defy the Conventional” Campaign Cabinet. This campaign, the largest fundraising effort in the university’s history, has set a lofty goal of raising $400 million, which will enable the University to continue its unparalleled teaching and research activities. “Ian Telfer understands the positive and transformative impact of philanthropy,” said Allan Rock, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa. “His ongoing support for our university is demonstrative of his generosity and a desire to help his alma mater continue to advance as a competitive research university that offers students the best quality learning environment possible.” More information on planned giving  Read more ›

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