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Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Recognized for his remarkable achievements as a young business leader, Moez Kassam ’99 has been named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2018. Founded in 1995 by Caldwell Partners, Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 is an awards programme that identifies young achievers in Canadian business, visionaries and innovators changing the way things are done. With over a decade of experience as a successful entrepreneur, hedge fund manager, business partner, philanthropist, and board member, Moez brings a wealth... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Thank you to the alumni and guests for joining the Alumni Coffee Tasting Social 2018 at Boxcar Social Summerhill on the morning of Saturday, October 20. All participants had a great time learning and tasting different kinds of coffee from various origins. Please stay tuned for the next event in the Alumni Education Event Series. More event photos are available in the Photo Gallery.  We look forward to seeing you again at future alumni events.
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018
Dayna Stein graduated from Bayview Glen in 2009 and is the founder of Bare Market - Toronto's one-stop shop for package-free goods. Dayna has a Bachelor of Science in sustainable food systems and food security and a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability. Prior to starting Bare Market, Dayna was a consultant working with clients across sectors on sustainable food systems and social enterprise development. Now she spends her days making refillable body, home care (and... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
James Finlay ’06 is currently the Director of Sales and Distribution at Juice Worldwide, a division of Vubiquity (an Amdocs company). Juice is a top provider of both technical solutions and content licensing for the world’s leading “Over-The-Top” platforms including, iTunes, Netflix, Amazon and many others. Prior to his role at Juice, James worked in business affairs for RTR Media, digital services for Cookie Jar Entertainment then DHX Media, permit member of IATSE 873, and has also worked in... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
Graduating from the creative and competitive programme of ‘Media, Information and Technoculture’ at Western University in 2013, Ruby Benson ’09, was conditioned to become a social media expert at an early age. At 25, Ruby became fully self-employed as a digital content creator for her Instagram platform, @ragsxruby. Through her work on Instagram, Ruby has collaborated with and produced content for brands such as: Off-White, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Gucci, Adidas, BMW MINI, and L’Oreal. Alongside... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
On Tuesday, October 2, we were pleased to host the first Career Breakfast of this school year in the Learning Commons to explore a day in the life of Media and Entertainment with two of our triumphant Bayview Glen alumni, James Finlay ’06 and Ruby Benson ’09.  Both James and Ruby shared with the students and parents about their exciting journeys, tips and recommendations for our younger generations to find success. In the career paths of both James and Ruby, they highlighted the need to find... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
On the Friday evening of this Thanksgiving weekend, we were delighted to welcome back alumni, faculty, staff, former teachers and past parents at our annual Alumni Homecoming event on October 5, 2018.  Over some hors d’oeuvres and beverages in the Daunt Dining Hall, our Class of 2018 graduates enjoyed catching up with fellow classmates/teachers and picking up their yearbooks. Other alumni and friends appreciated the opportunity to discover our new Moatfield Campus with school tours led by our... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 7, 2018
On June 25, 2018, we started our inaugural Bayview Glen Co-operative Education Programme. This programme starts with in-class sessions where students learn and discuss workplace culture from job readiness to confidentiality to legislation, such as human rights and employment rights and responsibilities, all in preparation for the community component, 'the placement'. Bayview Glen makes great effort to find placements that are aligned with students strengths, interests and career goals to... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Recognized for his volunteer work, Rawlson King ’95 won a 2018 United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Award, conferred during National Volunteer Week.  The award recognizes his tenure over the last three years as the volunteer President of the Overbrook Community Association, where he successfully advocated for a city-led youth strategy and a response plan to serious crime in his neighbourhood. During his tenure, the organization successfully raised $42,000 to hold a highly-acclaimed... Read More
Greg Church '91 with spouse Tamara
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Greg Church started at Bayview Glen in Grade 6, along with his younger brother Geoff, as his step-grandmother was affiliated with the school. BVG life for Greg consisted of moving from the valley to the current Upper School, ski trips to various countries, experiencing a wide variety of sports, spending time in the computer lab, being a Prefect, winning art and citizenship awards and many fond memories. Involved in construction from the young age of 15 and working in the maintenance department... Read More