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Rigby, Tim OR'60

Rigby, Tim OR'60
Councillor Tim Rigby is serving his sixth term on the Niagara Regional Council. He served as Mayor of the City of St. Catharines from 1997 to 2006. Rigby is an insurance broker in private life, and was a partner with the Rose, Horne and Stevenson Group from 1979 to 1997. He has also been active in the sports community, serving as the president of Rowing Canada and leading a successful drive for St. Catharines to host the 1999 World Rowing Championships. In 1996, he was inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame. Councillor Rigby served as past Chair of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Mayors Association, as past President of the Canadian Henley Rowing Corporation and the Canadian Amateur Rowing Association. He served as Co-Chair of the 1999 World Rowing Committee, and past Director of the Canadian Red Cross. He is the recipient of several awards and medals including the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, FISA Gold Medal, and the NYAC Gold Medal.
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With more than 700 students from over 50 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.