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Transforming Lives, Transforming Society
The L’Arche Canada Foundation is a not-for-profit charity that raises funds on behalf of L’Arche Canada and is committed to transforming the lives of intellectually disabled people in communities across Canada.

Board of Directors

Brian Dawkins
(Chairman and Treasurer)

Currently the Finance & Operations Pastor at The Peoples Church, Toronto (formerly Assistant Comptroller of Texaco Canada Inc.)

John Rietschlin

Manager, Aging Society and Persons with Disabilities Team, Social Research Division, HRSDC. He is president of L'Arche Canada.

Paul Kennedy

President of Kennedy Management Partners, a consulting firm that works primarily with smaller technology-based companies.

Brad Badeau CPA, CA
(Vice Chairman)

Retired Executive (Formerly Senior Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of Burgundy Asset Management).

Peter Howlett

President and Founder of Portage Canada, drug addiction centres, and a Member of the Order of Canada.


Gary Sim CFRE

President & CEO, L’Arche Canada Foundation