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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.)

Brad Badeau CPA, CA
(Vice Chairman)

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

Jamie Golombek

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

Owner and Executive Coach: Fireworks Life Coaching

John Rietschlin

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