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CRWDP national launch event speakers

February 4, 2014

The launch is taking place at McMaster University (McMaster Health Forum), in Hamilton, Ontario, at 12:00 noon EST. It is also being launched in real time through video-conferencing at these three centres:

  • Simon Fraser University (Downtown Campus), Vancouver, British Columbia, at 9:00 a.m. PST
  • Université Laval, Québec City, Québec, at 12:00 noon EST
  • Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, at 1:30 p.m. NST

Speaking at the launch (with links to their bios) are:

  • the Honourable David C. Onley,  Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • the Honourable Mike Lake, MP for Edmonton, Mill Woods, Beaumont in Alberta
  • Mike Bradley, Mayor of Sarnia, Ontario
  • Brent Herbert-Copley, Vice-President, Research and Research Capacity, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Patrick Deane, President, McMaster University
  • Charlotte Yates, Dean of Social Sciences, McMaster University
  • Cameron Mustard, President, Institute for Work & Health
  • Steve Mantis, Past Chair and Current Research Liaison, Ontario Network of Injured Workers Group; Executive Committee Member, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
  • Marie Ryan, Partner, Goss-Gilroy Inc.; Past Chair, Council of Canadians with Disabilities; Executive Committee Member, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
  • Normand Boucher, Scientist, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration; Policy and Legal Studies Theme Lead, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
  • Richard Lavigne, Director, Confederation of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in Quebec (COPHAN)
  • Emile Tompa, Co-Director, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy; Senior Scientist, Institute for Work & Health; Associate Professor, McMaster University and University of Toronto
  • Ellen MacEachen, Co-Director, Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy; Senior Scientist, Institute for Work & Health; Associate Professor, McMaster University and University of Toronto

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Uyen Vu

Communications Associate
Institute for Work & Health
uvu@iwh.on.ca
Office phone: 416.927.2027, ext. 2176
Cell phone: 416.576.7742

Mai Elramly

Manager
Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
melramly@iwh.on.ca
Office phone: 416.927.2027, ext. 2034
Cell phone: 647.823.5422