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April 18, 2017

NEW APPOINTMENTS MADE TO CANCERCARE MANITOBA BOARD, MANITOBA HEALTH APPEAL BOARD



The Manitoba government is making new appointments to CancerCare Manitoba and the Manitoba Health Appeal Board, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today.

“CancerCare Manitoba and the Manitoba Health Appeal Board provide valuable services to Manitobans each and every day,” said Goertzen.  “I know these new board members will put their years of experience and many skills to good use by helping ensure quality care for Manitoba families.”

The minister announced that Jack London and Robert Campbell are being appointed to the board of CancerCare Manitoba.  The appointments are effective immediately and will expire on Jan. 18, 2020.

Under The CancerCare Manitoba Act, the board includes 22 members and sets the agenda for the long-term strategies, vision and planning of CancerCare Manitoba.

In addition, Grant Driedger, Joan Holmstrom, and Elaine Graham are being appointed to the Manitoba Health Appeal Board, with Driedger appointed as board chair.  The appointments are effective immediately and will expire on April 11, 2020.

The Manitoba Health Appeal Board is a quasi-judicial body that hears appeals made by the public, health service providers and others, as outlined under The Health Services Insurance Act, The Ambulance Act and The Mental Health Act.

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION ATTACHED




Backgrounder
Backgrounder - http://www.gov.mb.ca/asset_library/en/newslinks/2017/04/Backgrounder-RLS-Board_Appointments-HL.doc