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Q&A with Ken Taylor: Canada's former ambassador to Iran talks diplomacy, ISIS, Argo and attending Crescent Heights in the 1950s

For the 100th graduating class of Crescent Heights, it must have seemed like history coming alive.

Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador for Iran and centre of the so-called Canadian caper in 1979, gave a speech to the school’s graduating class at the Jubilee Auditorium last week. 1,529 more words

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Former Canadian diplomat Ken Taylor returns to Crescent Heights High School to celebrate 100 years

CALGARY – The month of May marked the 100th anniversary of Crescent Heights High School, which is one of the oldest and most respected schools in Calgary. 368 more words

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Fortney: Crescent Heights High School celebrates 100 years

It’s not every day a high school dropout posts a YouTube video crediting that institution for his ultimate success.

“What I learned at Crescent Heights helped get me to where I am today,” says a smiling Tommy Chong, looking way too comfortable on an outdoor lounger. 709 more words

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What and who inspires me?

There are a lot of people who work in my field of expertise who inspire me and I aspire to be like.

There are people like Ken Taylor, who tutored me through my masters degree at Middlesex. 143 more words

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What and who inspires me?

There are a lot of people who work in my field of expertise who inspire me and I aspire to be like.

There are people like Ken Taylor, who tutored me through my masters degree at Middlesex. 141 more words

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Ken Taylor says Canada's relationship with Iran must thaw

Ken Taylor, Canada’s celebrated former ambassador to Iran, says that Canada needs to thaw its frosty relationship with Iran in the wake of the new nuclear deal with the international community or risk being out of step with global affairs. 475 more words

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Senators appoint new CFO

The Ottawa Senators have a new chief financial officer with a strong connection to Ottawa’s high-tech community.

Ken Taylor joins the organization from BTI Systems Inc., where he was CFO. 62 more words

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