Maldives opposition slams decision by Elections Commission

Former President Mohamed Nasheed has already started his campaign for the MDP primaries, which will be held at the end of May. The Jumhooree Party has announced their candidate for Presidential Election will be Party Leader Qasim Ibrahim. (Colombo Gazette) The Joint Opposition in the Maldives condemned the Maldives Elections Commission in the strongest possible terms, after the Elections Commission announced that all political leaders, apart from President Yameen, are banned from contesting the presidential elections, due to be held later this year.The Elections Commission made the announcement yesterday. The Joint Opposition said that the Elections Commission had warned political parties, saying that would prevent party primaries from taking place if banned opposition leaders contested. The Joint Opposition accused the Elections Commission of being “hopelessly politicised” and “little more than a mouthpiece for President Yameen.” read more

PODCAST Registration open for BSA Fashion Show

This week’s Good Morning Goodman podcast continues with co-hosts Susan LeBlanc and Amanda Malkiewich congratulating Goodman’s newest graduates and Beta Gamma Sigma members after both ceremonies on the weekend.The Goodman Business Students’ Association (BSA) is hosting a fashion show Saturday, Nov. 12 for Goodman students to learn how to dress for success and will feature special guest speaker Shannon Passero, owner of The Post Office in Thorold. Goodman students can register and purchase tickets online. Early bird tickets end Friday, Oct. 28.Students interested in hearing leadership lessons and insight from this year’s Distinguished Leader, Martine Irman, Vice Chair and Head of Global Enterprise Banking, TD Securities and Senior Vice President, TD Bank Group, can register on CareerZone for her public address in Pond Inlet on Oct. 26 at 9:30 a.m.Those interested in entrepreneurship are encouraged to attend BioLincUp, a networking event hosted by BioLinc, Brock’s business incubator run by the Goodman School of Business, Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.Student entrepreneurs are also invited to BioLinc’s Niagara Young Entrepreneur Kick Off Weekend held in partnership with Niagara College’s ncTakeOff program. The event will see students form teams to build and pitch an idea together. Students can register on BioLinc’s website.Produced by the Goodman Marketing, Communications and Alumni Relations team, this is the latest in the Good Morning Goodman series which updates the Goodman School of Business community weekly on important news and events.0:44 – Congratulations to graduates and BGS inductees1:10 – Employer Information Sessions1:35 – ETS Major Field Test2:07 – CPA Ontario Office Hours2:31 – Distinguished Leader Lecture3:31 – Goodman BSA Fashion Show4:19 – Etiquette Dinner5:40 – Volunteer with BUAC6:08 – Niagara Young Entrepreneur Kick Off Weekend6:56 – BioLinc UP! Networking Event7:57 – #Goodman Expansion Construction Update read more