April 5, 2005

Two Greater Halifax Leaders to Be Inducted into Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame

The Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame has named their inductees for 2005. Halifax lawyer J. William E. Mingo of Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales, and Graham W. Dennis publisher and CEO of the Halifax Herald Ltd., were chosen along with the late R.B. Cameron, a Nova Scotian Industrialist.

Mr. Mingo is an accomplished lawyer with practice in civil litigation, labour law and commercial and corporate law. He was called to the bar in 1950, and appointed a Queen’s counsel in 1966.

As a long time supporter of legal education and research and an advocate on behalf of low-income Nova Scotians, Mr. Mingo played an instrumental role in the establishment of the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia. He is also nationally recognized as one of the founders of Legal Aid in Nova Scotia.

Mr. Dennis is the longest serving publisher in Canada and under his leadership, the Chronicle Herald is the country’s largest independently owned and operated newspaper.

Mr. Dennis is a long-time supporter of numerous educational institutions and health-related institutions and programs. He has been recognized for many achievements with honours such as the Queen’s Jubilee medal, the Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Award and the IWK Award of Distinction.

The Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Hall of Fame will hold the annual dinner on June 7 at the World Trade and Convention Centre with all proceeds going to support Junior Achievement Nova Scotia. Corporate Communications Ltd. is the presenting sponsor.

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