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Philanthropist Marvelle Koffler was a champion of women’s health

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Philanthropist Marvelle Koffler was a champion of women’s health

Marvelle Koffler, who died on Jan. 14 at age 90, was a prominent patron of the arts in Toronto as well as being an active supporter of medical research. Along with her husband, Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler, she helped establish the Toronto Outdoor Art Festival and the Koffler Centre of the Arts. A […]

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Reitmans CEO Jeremy Reitman led the fashion chain with his brother for half a century

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Reitmans CEO Jeremy Reitman led the fashion chain with his brother for half a century

Jeremy Reitman, who has died at the age of 74, was the chairman and CEO of Reitmans, the Canada-wide retail chain his grandparents started in 1926. He and his brother, Stephen Reitman, ran the company together for almost 50 years. Reitmans was one of the survivors of the “retail apocalypse” brought on by online competition. […]

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Banker Jacques Ménard strove to improve many aspects of life in Quebec

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Banker Jacques Ménard strove to improve many aspects of life in Quebec

Jacques Ménard was a dynamic force in many different slices of public life in Quebec, from banking to ballet and baseball to electricity. Early in his finance career he decided to devote 20 per cent of his time to social and cultural causes outside his primary occupation. Mr. Ménard, who died on on Feb. 4, […]

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