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Arthur Sackville Labatt, OC (born May 11, 1934) is a great-grandson of John Labatt, founder of the Labatt brewery. He is currently the chancellor of the University of Western Ontario (UWO) in London, Ontario, Canada. Membership in the Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam which means they desire a better country. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Labatt Brewing Company Ltd. ... The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Nickname: The Forest City City of London, Ontario, Canada location. ...


Born in London, Labatt studied business at UWO for one year in 1953, and also briefly studied at McGill University, without graduating from either university. He was expected to take over Labatt but by the time he was an adult, the business had been sold outside of the family. Instead, he became an accountant and later worked in the securities industry and investment management. He founded Trimark Investment Management, a mutual fund company, in 1981. 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... A security is a type of transferrable interest representing financial value. ... Investment is a term with several closely-related meanings in finance and economics. ... A mutual fund enables investors to pool their money and place it under professional investment management. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Labatt became an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1996. In 2003 he donated $1 million to King's University College at UWO, which was used to build Elizabeth A. (Bessie) Labatt Hall, named after his mother. He succeeded Eleanor Clitheroe as chancellor of UWO on October 28, 2004. Membership in the Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam which means they desire a better country. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eleanor Clitheroe, MBA , LL.M , LL.B is a Canadian businesswoman. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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