On November 21, the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce organized the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBS), sponsored by the Telfer School of Management. During the event, top businesses in Ottawa were highlighted. Harley Finkelstein (JD-MBA 2009) gave an inspirational speech on his personal entrepreneurial journey. The Telfer School and Dean François Julien, who was among attendees, are proud that so many Telfer alumni are affiliated with organizations that are considered among the very best in the Ottawa.

Congratulations to Paul Loucksand who was named CEO of the year. He will be the keynote speaker at the next Telfer School Alumni Breakfast.

Congratulations to Wes Nicol for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award, who among other things, instigated an annual entrepreneurial competitions to which 17 Canadian business schools including the Telfer School.

Congratulations to all winning companies:

  • A Hundred Answers
  • Abbott Point of Care
  • Acart Communications
  • Cadillac Fairview / Rideau Centre
  • Christie Walther Communications
  • Events Ottawa Partnership
  • Farm Boy
  • Giant Tiger
  • Halogen Software
  • HazloLaw - Business Lawyers
  • Health Wave
  • Mitel Networks
  • OakWood Renovation Experts
  • prairieFyre
  • Pythian
  • Rimikon
  • Ross Video
  • Shopify
  • Soshal
  • TUC Managed IT Solutions
  • Windmill Developments

Hear Harley Finkelstein’s keynote speech

Hear Dean Julien’s thoughts on the event