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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 re-appointment of Ms. Leslie E. Galway as Governor representing
Newfoundland and Labrador on the Council of Governors of the Canadian
Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Ms. Galway is the Chief Executive Officer for the Workplace Health,
Safety and Compensation Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador. She
also holds a number of voluntary appointments, including sitting on the
Ministerial Advisory Council on Occupational Health and Safety,
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as a number of
positions with the Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of
Ms. Galway holds an Institute of Corporate Directors designation, a
Masters of Business Administration, a Charter Accountants designation
and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Memorial University of
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
"Ms. Galway's extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of
occupational health and safety make her a valuable asset to the Centre.
I am pleased with her re-appointment."
- Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women
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