Leadership & Governance

Board & Executive

DWC Steering Committee Members
Cindy Morton

Cindy Morton


Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Former Chief Executive Officer
Cindy Morton joined the Partnership as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in July 2017. She brought divers experience from senior leadership roles in the health and public sector, and expertise in fiscal planning, strategic thinking and partnership promotion. In her previous role, Ms. Morton served as CEO at Health Ontario, an agency of the government of Ontario, working across the health care sector to implement an electronic health record system for the province. She has extensive experience in stakeholder engagement and partnership development at both the provincial and national levels as well as stewarding the delivery of complex systems initiatives. Ms. Morton has an extensive background in public service leadership holding numerous deputy minister portfolios in Ontario as the Deputy Minister of the ministries of Labour and Health Promotion, and in British Columbia as Deputy Minister of the ministries of the Attorney General, Education and Labour. She also served as the Senior Vice- President and General Counsel of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and was on the board of directors at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada in 2014. Currently Ms. Morton is a Board of Director for the Provincial Crown corporation, British Columbia Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB) Ms. Morton is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and practiced administrative law before joining the public service. She is a graduate of osgoode hall law school and a mother of four.


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