Weekly News Recap: November 10, 2016



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Remembrance Day



Events


  • How to Innovate With Confidence: Lucy Gower As a gift to the profession and in honour of our first anniversary, Vitreo Group, in partnership with The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada, are pleased to present a complimentary live webcast. Register today. (EVENT DATE: November 22, 2016, 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time)

News



Life and career hacks


  • Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event What to praise (to encourage additional creativity): "The effort, the strategies, the doggedness and persistence, the grit people show, the resilience in the face of obstacles, bouncing back when things go wrong and knowing what to try next." (11/4/16)

  • Data Visualization Design Resources Hey, you kids! Quit charting around. All kidding aside, this is a great resource for chart and data nerds. (10/30/16)


Trends and shifts



Philanthropic controversy


  • IceDogs yank $1M arena donation; Council vows to fix it The difference between perpetuity and 20 years? In St. Catherine's, $1 million apparently. The owners of the Niagara IceDogs say they are pulling a $1-million donation to Meridian Centre citing two frustrating years struggling to finalize the deal with the city. The extraordinary move by Bill and Denise Burke comes after a lengthy dispute over the naming rights of IceDogs Way, a road which semi-circles the arena. ST. CATHARINES STORY (11/8/16)

Opinion



Large gifts


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