21-Apr-2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
101 Lyon Street N
Delta Ottawa City Centre - Pinnacle Room
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T9

Eastern Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting
Power & Politics: Two Perspectives for Moving Canadian Healthcare Forward

  April 21, 2015
Delta Ottawa City Centre
101 Lyon Street N
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T9
Meeting Room:
Pinnacle Room

Join us for an engaging dinner and networking opportunity coupled with thought provoking discussion at the Eastern Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting.  This year's event will feature stimulating discussion with keynote speakers  Bill Tholl, CEO of HealthCareCan and Dr. Patrick Fafard of the University of Ottawa to discuss Power & Politics: Two Perspectives for Moving Canadian Healthcare Forward”


  • Bill Tholl M.A., ICD.D, CEO of HealthCareCAN
  • Dr. Patrick Fafard, PhD, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa

The keynote speakers will be discussing the following themes:

  • How is our healthcare landscape changing at the Federal level?
  • How does this impact our Provincial delivery systems and ultimately our patients?
  • How will this impact my hospital? My family?


5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.
6:20 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.
6:40 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Registration and Networking
AGM - Eastern Ontario Chapter
Awards Presentation - Eastern Ontario's 2015 award winners!

Professional Development


CCHL Member in person
Non Member in person
Student Member in person    
Via webinar

$65.00 (plus taxes)
$70.00 (plus taxes)
$55.00 (plus taxes
$20.00 (taxes included) (professional development portion broadcasted only)

Thank you to our sponsors:                                              


Bill Tholl M.A., ICD.D        

Bill serves as the Founding President and CEO of HealthCareCAN, which has a mandate to speak with one unified voice on behalf of Canada’s healthcare community to advance organizational and health system performance.

Prior to joining HealthCareCAN, Bill was the Founding Executive Director of the Canadian Health Leadership Network (2009-2014), served as CEO and Secretary General, Canadian Medical Association (2001-2008) and CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (1995-2001). The Globe and Mail has described Bill as “Medicare’s Mr. Fix-it”. He is a much sought-after speaker, being billed as a “leader of leaders” for his pioneering work with CHLNet.

Dr. Patrick Fafard, PhD

Dr. Patrick Fafard serves as an Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa and has an extensive career in both academia and government.  His public service career includes service with the Government of Canada where he served as Director General in the Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat of the Privy Council Office and with three provincial governments including serving as Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Commission on Medicare (2000-2001).  Patrick is the author, co-author and editor of several publications dealing with health, trade and environmental policy as well as a series of studies on federalism in Canada.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.0 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.