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Andrew Graham - Senior Director, Office of the President - Loblaw

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Few people give it a second thought as they toss both into their supermarket caddie. Neither does Andrew Graham for that matter. But this ESSEC alumnus, former retail consultant, and Senior Director in the Office of the President and Executive Chairman at Loblaw Companies Limited does spend a lot of his day thinking about how to get more of both into your basket each week.

In less time than it takes for you to do your Sunday shopping, he will share his own perspective on retail and how everything from autonomous vehicles to artificial intelligence might very well impact the way you shop within the next decade.

On a subject where there are likely as many opinions as there are types of yogurt, we hope his remarks will spark both your imagination and some great discussion afterwards - regardless of whether your preference in the dairy aisle is kefir, lactose-free, organic, low-fat, greek, non-fat, skyr, pro-biotic, or plain.


Limited spots. Registration will close on Sep 27th at 6 pm or as soon as all spots sold. Visit us at

PUB NIGHT AT P.J. O’BRIEN – Tue, Oct 3 at 6:30pm

All alumni and friends, particularly recent graduates and new arrivals in Ontario, are welcome to attend an informal Pub Night at P.J. O'Brien. This is another of regular pub nights on the first Tuesday of each month at P.J. O'Brien and monthly reminders will be emailed. It is hoped that this will provide some focus for the alumni on a more regular basis. We will reserve some tables in the back of the bar.

P.J. O'Brien is at 39 Colborne Street in Toronto (between King Street East and Wellington Street East), the cross street is Leader Lane, the King subway station is close, and there are plenty of nearby parking lots. Food is available from the bar menu. More information is at

This will be a good opportunity to meet old friends and new, and to expand your network.

John Payne
Chair/Secretary, Trinity College Dublin Association & Trust, Ontario Branch


We will be holding the annual dinner at the same location as last year, the Hot House Restaurant and Bar, 35 Church Street, Toronto ( on Saturday October 28th.

From the feedback received, the format, price, and menu were all popular as was the venue, and again we have reserved the mezzanine, a large, open, and private area at the back of the restaurant. The broad menu choices are expected to be the same as last year, and the price will be $62.50 per person including coffee, tea and soft drinks as well as taxes and gratuity. Wine and pre-dinner drinks are not included and will be available for purchase separately. More details will follow including the Eventbrite link for payment. Please make an effort to attend and encourage others to join you: this is the main gathering in the year and a chance to meet old friends and make new ones.

John Payne
Chair/Secretary, Trinity College Dublin Association & Trust, Ontario Branch

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