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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
Board Chair

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

Brad Badeau CPA, CA
Vice Chair

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

Jamie Golombek
Board Treasurer

Jamie is Managing Director, Tax & Estate Planning with CIBC in Toronto. Jamie is a prolific writer and expert on taxation and personal finances. Jamie has a weekly column in the National Post, and has been a regular personal finance guest on The Marilyn Denis Show.

Peter Howlett

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

Grant Kaminski
Board Secretary

Owner and Executive Coach: Fireworks Life Coaching

Anne Marie Meehan

Investment Advisor & Financial Planner for RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Randal Van De Mosselaer

Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

John Rietschlin
L'Arche Canada Board President

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


Gary Sim CFRE

President & CEO, L’Arche Canada Foundation