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Robert G. Elgie, C.M., M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.S.(C.)

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Robert G. Elgie, C.M., M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.S.(C.) C.M. Keswick
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada October 10, 2002 October 24, 2003
A former Ontario cabinet minister, this retired neurosurgeon and lawyer has left an indelible mark on Canadian society. As chair of Ontario and Nova Scotia 's Workers' Compensation boards, Robert Elgie was responsible for legislative reforms and new processes that provide disabled workers with improved benefits. Founder and first director of the Health Law Institute at Dalhousie University , he has worked tirelessly to preserve our health care system. Now chair of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, he remains a trusted guardian of the public interest, known for his wise counsel and impartial sense of judgement.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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