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February 28, 2013

Chaviva Hosek joins Institute Board

Institute President Michael Adams is pleased to announce that Chaviva Hosek has agreed to join the Board of Directors.

Chaviva Hosek is currently a Professor at the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. From 2001 to 2012, she served as President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR).

Her previous work was as Director of Policy and Research in the Prime Minister's Office under The Rt Honorable Jean Chretien for seven years, and as Senior Policy Advisor for three years in Opposition. Chaviva was given the Public Policy Forum Outstanding Performance Award in 2003 and the Queen's Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals. She has holds three other honorary degrees and is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Chaviva is replacing the Board position currently held by John Honderich, who has served as an adviser to the Institute since its inception in 2006. 

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