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Echelon Wealth Partners names former Finance Minister Joe Oliver as Chairman.

Kris Thompson, former National Bank Financial Technology Research Analyst, has joined Beacon Securities as Director, Institutional Equity Sales.

Joining Desjardins Capital Markets, Mining Team as an Investment Banking Associate, is Taylor Bruch, from Paradigm Capital.

Michael Pooley, former Barclays Vice President, Institutional Sales, is now Director of Equity Sales with UBS.

At IIROC, Alex Taylor has been hired to replace Mike Prior who is retiring as Vice President of Market Surveillance. Previously, Alex was an Executive Director at CIBC responsible for trade supervision and risk.

CFO Praveen Gupta, has left Citigroup Finance to join Auto Capital Canada.

In Montreal, Philippe Cloutier has been appointed Senior Vice President and CFO of Vidéotron, from Mission Capital where he was Managing Partner.

Laurentian Bank Securities’ Thomas Tweddell joins Société Générale Capital as Vice President, Institutional Sales, Cross Asset Derivatives.

Gino Scapillati has left his position as Vice Chair at PwC, to join Bennet Jones as Vice Chairman of Strategy and Innovation.

In Calgary, Bryce Heggie has moved to PwC Corporate Finance as a Director in the Oilfield Services, M&A Group. He was previously Director of Corporate Development with Secure Energy Services.

Michael Stanley will join Sterling Mutuals as President from Quadrus Investment Services where he was CEO.

Brent Bottomley has joined Delta-9 Biotech as CFO. Brent was previously a Partner at Osprey Capital Partners.

Joining PSP Investments as a Senior Analyst is Roman Burgess, who was previously an Investment Banking Analyst at BMO Capital Markets.

Vivian Salonga has joined the Skyline Group as the CCO. Previously, Vivan was the Assistant Vice President, Compliance with Canoe Financial.

Tom Corner, former BDC Economist, is now Manager, Economics, Financial Advisory, at Deloitte.

OTPP has hired Agnes Xing Chang as an Investment Associate on the Alternative Investments group. Previously Agnes was at CPPIB on the Investment Risk team.

Recent Graduate Sourav Kumar joins BMO's Corporate Funding Treasury Team.