Chorus Aviation announces new appointment to Board of Directors

HALIFAX, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced the appointment of Marie-Lucie Morin to its Board of Directors. The appointment is effective immediately and will bring the total number of Board members to nine.

Ms. Morin served as Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the World Bank from November 2010 until December 2013 when she retired from the Public Service. She previously served as National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet. From April 2006 to November 2008, she served as Deputy Minister of International Trade and from December 2003 to April 2006, as Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Prior to this appointment, she held the post of Assistant Deputy Minister, International Business, and Chief Trade Commissioner.  Ms. Morin has extensive experience abroad, acquired during postings to San Francisco, Jakarta, London and Moscow. In 1997, she was appointed as Canada's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Iceland, a position she held until 2001.  

Most recently Ms. Morin served as advisor for the Canada Transportation Act Review; she is currently a member of the Security and Intelligence Review Committee.

Ms. Morin was awarded the Governor General's 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, she was made "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur" (France) in 2012.  Ms. Morin studied law and was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1980.

About Chorus
Chorus is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols of CHR.A and CHR.B.

Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a dividend-paying holding company with various interests including Jazz Aviation Holdings Inc. and Chorus Aviation Holdings II Inc.


SOURCE Chorus Aviation Inc.

For further information: Chorus Media Contacts: Manon Stuart, Halifax, Nova Scotia (902) 873-5054,; Debra Williams Toronto, Ontario, (905) 671-7769,; Analyst Contact: Nathalie Megann, Halifax, Nova Scotia (902) 873-5094,


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