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Mr. David A. Asper

Executive Chairman

CRESWIN PROPERTIES INC

HQ Phone: (204) 989-5524

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CRESWIN PROPERTIES INC

Canwest Global Place 590 - 201 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3K6

Canada

Company Description

Creswin is a privately-held Canadian real estate company, focused primarily on the acquisition and or development of North American office, commercial and retail properties. Of particular interest to Creswin are independently-owned properties which offer ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chair

The Asper Foundation

Assistant Professor of Law

University of Manitoba

Chairman

National Post

Chair and Co-Founder

Amenity Health Care

Sessional Lecturer

Lakehead University

Adjunct Faculty

Arizona State University

Sessional Lecturer

University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Chairman

Amenity Health Care

Friends

Affiliations

Board Member
Cubresa Inc

Member of the Board of Governors
St. John's-Ravenscourt School

Board Member
Canwest

Executive Vice President
CanWest Global Communications Corp.

Board Member
Pan

Member of the Chief Justice of Advisory Board
Historica Canada

Advisory Board
Canadian Judicial Council

Member of the Dean's Advisory Board
University of British Columbia Innocence Project

Board Member
Arterial Stiffness Inc.

Committee
Law Society of Manitoba Articling Task Force

Board Member
Allegro Media Inc.

Board Member
Merry Go Round Foundation

Board Member
Outstanding CEO Of

Chairman, Publishing Committee of the Board of Directors, CanWest
Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Member of the Finance Committee
Center for Christian Study

Board Member
Frontier Centre for Public Policy

Board Member
Lexi.net

Board Member
Canadian Club

Chairman of the Publications Committee
Montreal Newspaper Guild

Member
Staging

Director
Winnipeg Free Press

Founder
Center for Constitutional Rights Inc

Member
Governing Council of the University of Toronto

Founder
David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the University of Toronto

Member of the Dean's Advisory Board
UBC Innocence Project

Advisory Board Member
Accretive Advisor Inc

Board Member
The Fraser Institute

Chairman of the Stakeholders Steering Committee
Province of Manitoba

Board Member
FI

Education

University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts

University of Manitoba

LLM

Master's Degree of Law

University Of Toronto Faculty Of Law

Masters

Law

U of T law school

Masters

Law

University of Toronto

Web References (79 Total References)


Board of Directors | Cubresa Inc.

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David Asper

David Asper is a lawyer, educator and business person. In the past he has had varied corporate and operational experience in media and served as Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Manitoba. He is currently Executive Chair of Creswin Properties Ltd., a Winnipeg-based private real estate company and Chair of Amenity Health Care. Active in the community he is Chair of The Asper Foundation, Vice Chair of the Winnipeg Football Club and a member of the Board of Directors of the Pan Am Clinic.


Our Donor

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David Asper is a lawyer, business-person, philanthropist and recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his community service. Starting his career as a lawyer Mr. Asper focused primarily on criminal defense litigation and successfully represented David Milgaard in overturning one of Canada's most notorious wrongful conviction cases.

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In philanthropy and public service, Asper is Chair of The Asper Foundation, which is one of Canada's largest private charities. He is also Vice Chair of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Club, member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic Foundation and co-Chair of the 2015 CFL Grey Cup Festival Committee. Through his philanthropy Asper provided the lead gift to establish the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the University of Toronto. He has also established major endowments at the University of Manitoba, United Way and the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba where he actively supports the Jewish Child and Family Services Helping Hand Initiative. For several years Asper successfully led the community effort to construct a new football stadium in Winnipeg, now known as Investors Group Field. Past community involvement includes President of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Chairman of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Vice Chair of the Canadian Football League Board of Governors, Co-Chair of the 2006 Winnipeg Grey Cup Festival, Governor and Vice Chair at St. John's Ravenscourt School, member of the University of Toronto Governing Council, member of the Board of the Canadian Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre. Asper has been recognized with the Arbour Award from the University of Toronto, Consumers Choice Winnipeg Businessman of the Year, CFL Commissioners Special Award and the Award of Distinction from Destination Winnipeg.


Senior Scope - Useful and Entertaining - Home

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If there is one guy in Manitoba who agrees with David Asper’s assessment of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, it’s club president Jim Bell.

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David Asper, President, Creswin Properties and U of M law professor
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David Asper, President, Creswin Properties and U of M law professor:
The 52-year-old Winnipeg businessman, lawyer and law professor, has never been short of energy or opinions.
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A former chairman of the Blue Bombers board of directors and a former member of the board of Canwest Global Communications, Asper has his finger on the pulse of Canadian business, media and sports and he believes 2011 will be another year of uncertainty in this country.
“I really believe that with a provincial election coming in October and with a federal election getting more likely every day, it just creates uncertainty in the business community,” Asper said.
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Despite all the uncertainty, Asper does feel confident about a couple of things.
“Our banks will continue to be strong and their strength will play a major role in the overall stabilization of the country,” he said.


Our board of directors includes David ...

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Our board of directors includes David Asper, Gene Dunn, Ron Sabourin, Bob Schellenberg and James Schellenberg.

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David Asper
David Asper is a lawyer, educator and business person. In the past he has had varied corporate and operational experience in media and served as Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Manitoba. He is currently Executive Chair of Creswin Properties Ltd., a Winnipeg-based private real estate company and Chair of Amenity Health Care. Active in the community he is Chair of The Asper Foundation, Vice Chair of the Winnipeg Football Club and a member of the Board of Directors of the Pan Am Clinic.


DAVID A. ...

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DAVID A. ASPER Chairperson of the Board of Directors Mr. Asper's primary role is as the Executive Vice President of Canwest Global Communications Corp., and Chairman of the National Post, one of Canada's two national newspapers. He also carries responsibilities as a Member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Committee of Canwest Global Communications Corp. As Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Mr. Asper remains active in guiding the direction and fulfillment of Creswin's business goals and objectives.

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