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Tony Dolan was the Chairperson of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) from 2010 until June 2016. He was appointed to CCD by the P.E.I. Council of People with Disabilities. Tony immigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1974, where he was trained as a classical French chef. Tony was injured in a swimming accident in 1978 on Prince Edward Island. In Canada, Tony worked in the Non-profit Sector and then for various Federal Government departments, including as the Director of the Federal Public Service Commission on P.E.I. and Veterans Affairs Canada. He retired from the Federal Government in 2014. Tony has made an impressive contribution to the voluntary sector, advancing the goals of an accessible and inclusive Canada. In addition to his work with CCD and the PEI Council of People with Disabilities. Tony has held leadership positions with Spinal Cord Injury Canada. The Canadian Council of Rehabilitation and Work and also with the Canadian Mental Health Association. Tony has been awarded both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and golden Medal plus the Commemorative Medal for the 125the Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada.
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