New Chair appointed to the RHRA
The RHRA is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter H. Harris, Q.C., as Chair and Director of the RHRA Board of Directors. Peter’s three-year term was effective as of May 28, 2020 and will end on May 27, 2023.
Peter has a varied legal background in tax matters and general corporate advice. He has provided tax and business counsel to some of Canada’s major industrial and financial institutions. Peter has been a special advisor to the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance, and he has acted as an advisor to the Ontario Government on various financial matters. Peter was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Gold Medal in 2003 and the Queen’s Jubilee Diamond Medal in 2012 for his contribution to business in Canada.
Peter is a member of the Ontario Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine. He has served on the boards of directors of the Central West Local Health Integration Network, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Ontario Sports Centre (Chair), Toronto General and Headwaters Hospital (Chair), and he is currently Chair of the Chamber of Commerce Taxation and Economics Committee. Peter received his Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business and his LLB from the University of Toronto.