• Biographical Notes – The Honourable Mary T. Moreau
    Since her appointment to the bench in November 1994, the Honourable Mary T. Moreau has contributed her energy and wisdom to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench for over 20 years. She is the first woman appointed to the position of Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 17, 2017
  • Dr. Mona Nemer
    Before becoming Canada’s Chief Science Advisor, Mona Nemer was Professor and Vice-President, Research, at the University of Ottawa and Director of the Molecular Genetics and Cardiac Regeneration Laboratory.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 26, 2017
  • Chief Science Advisor

    Strong support for science can make a real difference to the people in our communities, our environment, our health, our economy, and our future prosperity. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthen science in government decision-making and to support scientists’ vital work. In keeping with these commitments, the government has re-instated the long form census and unmuzzled scientists. We are also bringing greater diversity and equity in the sciences, and have invested billions in science and innovation programs.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 26, 2017
  • Roch Huppé

    EducationMaster of Public Administration, École nationale d’administration publiqueCertificate in Accounting, Université du QuébecBachelor of Business Administration (Finance), Université du QuébecChartered professional accountantProfessional ExperienceSince May 2013Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner, Canada Revenue Agency2010 - 2013Chief Financial Officer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada2008 - 2010Director General, Resource Management, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 22, 2017
  • Gordon Venner

    EducationMasters, London School of EconomicsBachelor of Arts, University of Western OntarioProfessional ExperienceSince August 2014Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, National Defence2012 - 2014Assistant Deputy Minister, G8 Sous-Sherpa and Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation2010 - 2012Assistant Deputy Minister, Middle East, Maghreb and Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 22, 2017
  • Bill Matthews

    EducationBachelor of Commerce, Dalhousie UniversityFellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants, Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (FCPA, CPA, CA)Professional ExperienceSince July 2014Comptroller General of Canada2011 - 2014Assistant Secretary, Expenditure Management Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat2009 - 2011Assistant Comptroller General, Financial Management and Analysis Sector, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 22, 2017
  • Jody Thomas

    EducationBachelor of Commerce, University of CalgaryBachelor of Arts, Carleton UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince March 2017Senior Associate Deputy Minister, National Defence
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 22, 2017
  • Biographical Notes – Antoinette Perry

    Antoinette Perry is a respected educator from Tignish, Prince Edward Island. Before her retirement from teaching in 2009, she enjoyed a distinguished 32-year career at Tignish Consolidated Elementary School where she taught Music and French. She serves as an organist and church choir director at St. Simon and St. Jude Parish and as a co-coordinator of the Parish’s Summer Organ Recital Series. 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 14, 2017
  • Jean-François Tremblay

    EducationPh.D., Political Science, Université LavalMaster of Arts, Political Science, Université LavalBachelor of Arts, Political Science, Université LavalProfessional ExperienceSince March 2016Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Communities2015 - 2016Deputy Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities2013 - 2015Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 14, 2017
  • Kelly Gillis

    EducationGraduate Diploma, Public Accountancy, McGill UniversityBachelor of Commerce, Accounting, McGill UniversityChartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA), Canadian Institute of Chartered AccountantsProfessional ExperienceSince January 2015Associate Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada2013 - 2015Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Spectrum, Information Technologies and Telecommunications, Industry Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 14, 2017