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Lynton Wilson

Lynton Ronald'Red' Wilson, is a Canadian business executive. He served as chairman of the board at both Nortel's and CAE, Chief Executive Officer at BCE, corporate director of DaimlerChrysler. Wilson was born and raised in Port Colborne and educated at Port Colborne High School, he obtained an undergraduate degree from McMaster University before entering the foreign service. After postings in Vienna and Japan, Wilson became a teaching assistant at Cornell University where he earned an M. A. in Economics. Entering the corporate world, Wilson held the position of corporate economist and director of economic research with John Labatt Ltd. from 1969 to 1971, before becoming co-ordinator-industrial research and development policy for the Federal Government. Wilson left the government again in 1974 to take up a vice-presidency and directorship with MacMillan Bloedel, but returned to the civil service to become the executive director and deputy minister of industry and tourism for the Government of Ontario.

Returning once more to the corporate world in 1981, Wilson became the president and CEO of Redpath Industries Ltd. becoming chairman in 1988. In 1989, he was appointed vice-chairman of the Bank of Nova Scotia. Wilson became COO of BCE Inc.. Canada's largest telecommunications company, in 1990, was appointed president and CEO in 1992, added the responsibilities of chairman in 1993. Wilson stepped down from all but his position as chairman in 1998, but continued to serve as chairman of the board until 2000. Between 2000 and 2005 he served as chairman for Nortel. Wilson holds numerous honorary degrees, was appointed officer of the Order of Canada in 1997. Wilson continues to be involved with companies such as Nortel Networks, CAE Inc. and Daimler Chrysler Inc. and served as chancellor of his alma mater, McMaster University from 2007 - 2013. Biography as Chancellor of McMaster University Biography as an introduction to a speech made to the Empire Club

Tyson Lane

Tyson Lane is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Western Bulldogs and Collingwood in the Australian Football League. Lane, from Melton, started well at Footscray with a 1995 AFL Rising Star nomination on debut, in the opening round of the season, he would receive Brownlow Medal votes for two of his first four games, including for a five-goal haul in a win over Collingwood. He managed just 10 senior games from 1996 to 1998 but played in a reserves premiership in the last of those years. At the end of the 1998 season he was swapped to Collingwood for Josh Mahoney, he kicked 22 goals and averaged 16.95 disposals. A half forward and on-baller, he struggled for AFL games in the next two seasons and in 2003 joined the North Cairns Football Club as an assistant coach, he continued to play and in 2004 won the league's "Best and Fairest" award known as the Crathern Medal. The year however ended badly when he was involved in the now infamous grand final brawl with Port Douglas. Lane continued on at North Cairns in 2005 and the following season had a one-year stint as a coach at Manunda.

In 2007 he was an assistant coach with WAFL club Swan Districts and made two appearances on the field. He coached Hastings in 2008 and 2009 before being appointed coach of Knox in 2010. In 2011, Lane returned to Cairns, becoming senior coach of Centrals Trinity Beach Bulldogs