Former MPP, broadcaster joins Halton Healthcare Board for Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills

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Published February 16, 2024 at 1:11 pm

A well-known former politician and current activist has joined the Halton Healthcare Board of Directors.

Indira Naidoo-Harris is joining the organization that oversees hospitals in Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills.

Indira Naidoo-Harris has had a multifaceted career as a successful politician, broadcaster and prominent public advocate. She served as Halton MPP from 2014 to 2018, where she held a wide range of portfolios, including the historic role of Ontario’s first Minister of the Status of Women.

Currently, she serves as the associate vice president of the Office of Diversity and Human Rights at the University of Guelph.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have someone with Indira’s breadth of experience join our Board. Her energy and leadership will be a tremendous asset as we continue to move forward with our organization’s strategic plan,” said Samantha Horn, chair of the Halton Healthcare Board of Directors.

Naidoo-Harris’ was named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2022. In 2023, she travelled to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to advocate for gender equity in leadership and building a strong path forward on this important issue.

A seasoned communicator, Naidoo-Harris has made significant contributions as a national and international news anchor, television host and producer.

“We expect Indira’s expertise and guidance will help enhance our collective efforts in providing exemplary healthcare to our communities,” said Horn.

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