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Eleanor Clitheroe (born in Montreal in 1955) is a Canadian businesswoman. For more details on this topic, see History of Montreal. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Clitheroe earned her LL.B from the University of Western Ontario (UWO) in 1977. In 1978 she earned her LL.M from McGill University, and earned her MBA from UWO in 1980. She then worked at a law firm in Toronto, and worked as an executive for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. She was Ontario's deputy minister of finance from 1990 to 1993 under the NDP government of Bob Rae. She then became a vice-president of Ontario Hydro, and served as president and CEO when changed its name to Hydro One. In 2000 she became chancellor of UWO. The degree of Bachelor of Laws is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries. ... The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree that allows someone to specialize in a particular area of law. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|center|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada... CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: BCM) is one of Canadas major banks. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a democratic socialist political party in Canada. ... The Honourable Robert Keith (Bob) Rae, PC , OC , O.Ont , QC , LL.B , LL.D (born August 2, 1948 in Ottawa, Ontario) was the 21st premier of Ontario, and the first leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP) to serve in that capacity. ... The Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario was established in 1906 by the provincial Power Commission Act to build transmission lines to supply municipal utilities with electricity generated by private companies already operating at Niagara Falls. ... Hydro One Incorporated delivers electricity across the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


In 2002 she was named Business Woman of the Year by the National Post, but soon afterward she was fired as CEO of Hydro One after a public controversy arose regarding her substantial salary and benefits. 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Post is a large Canadian English language national newspaper based in Toronto. ...


From 2000 until 2004 she was Chancellor of the University of Western Ontario. This article is about the year 2000. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. ...


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The breath of life | Columnists | Tom Watson | Canadian Business Online (797 words)
In the case of Eleanor Clitheroe, however, I had no idea how misleading the coverage of her forced departure from the CEO post at Ontario's Hydro One actually was until writing about the rebirth of her career last year.
Clitheroe, of course, voluntarily put herself in a position that was vulnerable to backstabbing politicians, because of a sense of duty that led her to accept the challenge of taking Hydro One public.
Clitheroe was handpicked for the job by male movers and shakers at the highest level, after years of outperforming men (as a lawyer, banker and public servant) in a man's world.
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