International political upheaval during 1930–45 and the resulting loss of world markets led to a serious economic decline in BC’s resource-based activities. After about 1950, however, the improved transportation system did much to integrate the interior resource economies and settlements with coastal collection, processing and management centres.
February 16, 2010
Lynn Nagle to Strategic Advisor, eHealth at PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada
Kurtis Bishop to Director, eHealth at PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada
Saäd Rafi to Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario
Caroline DeKeyster to Chief Nursing Officer, Misericordia Health Centre, MB
Patti Smith to Executive Director of the Misericordia Health Centre Foundation, MB
Linda Lindsay to Director of Development, CancerCare Manitoba
Dr. Axel Herberg is stepping down as CEO of the Management Board of Gerresheimer
February 9, 2010
Bill Barrable to Chief Executive Officer of the Rick Hansen Institute
Heather Dawson to Director of Analysis and Reporting, Health Council of Canada
Mary Clare Egberts to President and CEO, Quinte Health Care (ON)
Bruce Laughton to retire from Quinte Health Care (ON)
Karima Velji to Vice President, Clinical and Residential Programs and Chief Nursing Executive, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. (ON)
Dr. Philip Berger of Toronto, a physician and leader in the fields of urban medicine, addiction, homelessness and HIV/AIDS care.
Lawrence Bloomberg of Toronto, a businessman noted for his volunteerism and philanthropic contributions to healthcare, commercializing innovation and education in Ontario.
Dr. Helen Chan of Toronto, an internationally renowned clinical oncologist recognized for her breakthrough treatment of retinoblastoma in children, a rare cancer of the eyes.
Peter Crossgrove of Sudbury who has helped raise millions of dollars for Ontario's healthcare and cancer care organizations.
Mike DeGagné of Ottawa, a community leader who has dedicated his life's work to improving the health, wellness, education and governance of Aboriginal peoples.
Dr. Kellie Leitch of Toronto, for her contributions as a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon and a national voice for children's health in Canada.
Dr. Samantha Nutt of Toronto, a family physician who co-founded War Child Canada, and has gained international recognition as a leader in humanitarian assistance to vulnerable populations in conflict zones.
Dr. James Orbinski of Toronto, a physician, scientist, internationally renowned humanitarian and founding member of Doctors Without Borders and other international organizations aimed at improving global healthcare.
Alice Porter of Shelburne, a nurse and missionary with an impressive record of more than 50 years of community service in Canada and India.
Shirley Thomson of Ottawa, a leading national figure in the promotion of visual arts in Canada for more than 40 years.
Dr. Mladen Vranic of Toronto, a physician/scientist and world leader in diabetes research who pioneered tracer methods that demonstrated the importance of exercise and of beneficial stresses in preventing the development of diabetes.
Dr. Anne-Marie Zajdlik of Rockwood, a family physician and one of Canada's leading female AIDS activists who works to alleviate the impact of the worldwide AIDS crisis.
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Ruth Kruger to VitalAire Healthcare as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
Mandy Lowe to Toronto Rehabilitation Institute as Interim Director of Education
Dr. Jerry Maniate to St. Joseph’s Healthcare as Director of Medical Education
Robert Mitchell to eHealth Ontario as Vice President of Communications
Cheryl Taylor to Heart House Hospice as Director of Resource Development
Anand Varadan promoted to Vice President and General Manager at Amgen Canada Inc
October 25, 2011
Dr. John James Rickard (J.J.R.) Macleod (1876-1935) to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Terry Fox(1958-1981) to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Dr. Armand Frappier (1904-1991) to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Dr. Peter T. Macklem (1931-2011) to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Dr. John Dirks to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Dr. F. Clarke Fraser to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Dr. Lap-Chee Tsui to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Julie McBrien to Director of Surgery and Maternal-Child at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital
Dr. Matthias Friedrich to cardiologist, researcher and director of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging, Montreal Heart Institute
Domenic Pilla to President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Shoppers Drug Mart
Doug Currie to Minister of Health and Wellness (again) in Prince Edward Island
Sister Elizabeth Davis Inducted into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador . . . Commitment to family, strong work ethic, determination to succeed, resiliency in the face of adversity, and the strong connection to the place we call home -- especially in the healthcare community—locally, provincially and nationally.
Frances Vardy Inducted into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador . . . a driving force behind the arts and volunteer communities including Western Memorial Regional Hospital Foundation
Gail Paech to interim CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association.