Tim Hague Sr.
Tim Hague Sr. has been a Registered Nurse for over twenty years and, along with his son, Tim Jr. are the first ever winners of the Amazing Race Canada. Tim is also a tireless advocate for people living with Parkinson's Disease. Tim has cared for Parkinson's patients as a nurse, as a son to his step-father and is currently living with Parkinson's himself. Tim's close and personal affiliation with the disease, his continued pursuit of physical activity and deep compassion are shining examples of one's ability to "Live your Best." Tim will be the conference's opening speaker on Wednesday May 24th, 2017.
Charles "Chuck" LaFleche is the President and CEO of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation and a leader in healthcare and health informatics innovation. By founding Momentum Healthcare, Chuck endeavoured to realize the benefits of electronic clinical documentation to support both clinical and research efforts. His leadership at the helm of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation continues to support the daily activities of 4,000 clinical staff and 250 researchers. As Diamond Jubilee medal recipient in 2012, Chuck was recognized for his significant achievements and contributions to the community and to the health system in Manitoba. Chuck will be speaking about the important role that Foundations play in linking clinical care, academic and research initiatives and fostering a community of innovation and philanthropy. Chuck will give his keynote address to the conference on Thursday May 25th, 2017.