Speaker Profiles

Daniel Fontaine

Daniel Fontaine

Chair

Canadian Association for Long-Term Care

Daniel has an extensive background working in the non-profit and private sectors, as well as government. He has served on a number of boards including as a Director for Douglas College and on the BC College of Psychologists from 2004-2010. He currently serves on the Board of SafeCare BC, and was appointed in 2018 as a member of the Ministerial Advisory Board on Dementia.

A graduate of the University of Manitoba in political science, Daniel went on to become one of B.C.’s most sought after political advisors and campaign organizers, working closely with provincial Cabinet ministers, a Vancouver mayor as chief of staff, and a leading Canadian academic.

In 2012, Daniel was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for public service. He and his wife Andrea and their son reside in the historic Queen’s Park neighbourhood where Daniel volunteers for the local youth hockey league.

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