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New Members of the Board of Directors Appointed

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Toronto, ON; July 23, 2015 – Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation Appoints Five New Members to the Board of Directors

Dr. Craig McFadyen, Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario for the Mississauga, Halton & Central West Regional Cancer Program and Chief & Medical Director of the Oncology Program with Trillium Health Partners;

Dr. Sharon Campbell, Senior Scientist at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact and Research, and Associate Professor in Applied Health Sciences at the University of Waterloo;

Gael Miles, Regional Councillor of the City of Brampton;

John Bernhardt, Chief Financial Officer at EllisDon, and

Beverly Thomson, Co-host of Canada AM with Bell Media.

“We made a commitment to recruit the very best, and most talented leaders to an already outstanding board,” said John Philp, Managing Partner, Fulcrum Capital Partners and current Wellspring Board Chair. “The new members bring a wealth of medical, research, financial, government and communications expertise, and we believe they will make an enormous contribution to Wellspring and bring value to our partners, supporters and members.”

Wellspring is a network of seven community-based centres across Canada whose mission is to provide the best supportive care programs and services, free of charge, to individuals with cancer and those who care for them.

“It is an exciting time to be part of Wellspring” says Philp. “Our network is growing with the opening of two additional centres this coming year; we are focused on developing new programs and services and we are investing in technologies that will enable us to reach even more people living with cancer. As we continue to move the organization forward, I am grateful to be able to rely on the advice of such a diverse and experienced group of leaders.”

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