There are no workshops scheduled for next week.
Professor of the Year Award
Based on the nominations received from students who are enrolled in
any Economics module, including Honors Specialization, Economics Major,
Financial Economics Major, Specialization, or Minor, the Department of
Economics is pleased to announce that Des McKeon is the 2008-09
Professor of the Year. Congratulations Des!
Streufert was nominated by the Graduate Students as
"Graduate Professor of the Year". He will be presented with a
commemorative plaque. Congratulations Peter!
Ferchoff was selected as "Graduate Teaching Assistant of
the Year". He will be awarded a prize of $200 as well as receive a
commemorative plaque. Congratulations Lee!
Millar was selected as "Graduate Tutorial Leader of the
Year". He will be awarded a prize of $150 as well as receive a
commemorative plaque. Congratulations Brent!
Year-End Expenses - Entertainment and Travel - Workshop -
Year-end for the budget year 2008-2009 is April 30,
2009. Faculty with outstanding entertainment and travel expenses for workshop
visitors should forward all
receipts to Karin as soon as possible.
Internal Research Grants 2008-2009 - Reminder
All internal research operating grants (excluding startup research grants
and SSHRCC/NSERC funded grants) close on: April
30, 2009 (end of the 2008-2009 operating year).
Accounts that are overspent
must be reimbursed by cash (or cheque made payable to: The
University of Western Ontario) and deposited back into the account no
later than: Tuesday, April 28, 2009.
Current balances of your accounts are available from Karin.
Applications for Fall/Winter Limited Duties Appointments -
The deadline for applications for
Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 Limited Duties Appointments is
Canadian Tax Highlights - Upcoming Events
Provinces Tax Conference, May 25-26, Calgary. Early bird
special fee and hotel room booking
Friday, April 24, 2009.
Pre-Hearing Conferences in the Tax Court of Canada, June 15,
2009, Fairmont Royal York Hotel - Upper Canada Room, Toronto.
Young Practitioners Group Meeting, May 6, 2009, Sheraton
Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa.
Young Practitioners Group Meeting, May 13, 2009, Fairmont
Royal York Hotel, Toronto.
- Entire event
April Issue of Canadian Tax Highlights
Laurier Finance 5th Annual Finance Conference 2009
The Laurier Finance area of the Wilfrid Laurier School of Business
and Economics, with support from the Bank of Canada, will
host a one-day conference on the
Global Financial Crisis, Friday, May
15, 2009, 9:00 am – 4:45 pm at the Schlegel Centre, Room SBE1220,
Wilfrid Laurier School of Business & Economics.
Leading scholars in the field will present their current research on
issues related to the financial crisis.
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - Economics
The Perimeter Institute will host a conference May 1-4, 2009 on
Crisis and its Implications for the Science of Economics. The
conference will begin with a day of talks on
Friday, May 1, 2009, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm by leading experts on the
status of economic and financial theory in light of the current
situation. Three days of
private discussions and workshops will follow.
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