GATINEAU, QC, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and
Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the appointment of
Cecil S. Hawkins as a member of the Board of Directors of
CBC/Radio-Canada for a term of five years, effective March 6, 2014.
Mr. Hawkins is president and owner of Canerector Inc., a Toronto-based
multi-divisional company focused on metal fabrication and erection. It
operates more than 60 plants across North America and employs over
Mr. Hawkins has served as chair of the Minister's Advisory Committee
with the Canadian Space Agency, as well as director and trustee of
Mr. Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University in
Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Master and Bachelor of Arts degrees from
Cambridge University - Christ's College in the United Kingdom.
CBC/Radio-Canada is the national public broadcaster and one of Canada's
largest cultural institutions. It offers regionally and culturally
diverse programming by, for, and about Canadians in English and French
across the country, in eight Aboriginal languages across the North, and
in five foreign languages internationally.
"It is with great pleasure that I announce that Mr. Hawkins has accepted
the invitation to join the Board of Directors of Canada's national
public broadcaster. The managerial, strategic planning, and business
development skills he has developed over 35 years will greatly serve
the Board and the Corporation."
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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