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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada
OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie
Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced
the appointment of Ms. Sylvie Charest as Governor representing
employers on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for
Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Ms. Charest has held leadership roles in a number of major
multi-national companies, where she was responsible for benefits and
compensation for tens of thousands of employees. Currently, she is
Vice-President, Global Pension and Benefits, for Scotiabank.
She studied at the Université Laval, where she earned a Bachelor of
Science in Actuarial Mathematics. She is also a Fellow of the Society
of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
Established in 1978, the CCOHS promotes the physical, psychosocial and
mental health of working Canadians by providing information, training,
education, management systems and solutions that support health, safety
and wellness programs.
A not-for-profit federal department corporation, the CCOHS is governed
by a tripartite Council-representing government, employers and
labour-to ensure a balanced approach to workplace health and safety
"I am pleased that Ms. Charest has accepted this position. Her
leadership skills and extensive professional experience will make her
an excellent addition to the Centre."
- Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of
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