Newspaper article The Canadian Press

New David Suzuki Foundation CEO Ready to Seek Legal Right to Healthy Environment

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

New David Suzuki Foundation CEO Ready to Seek Legal Right to Healthy Environment

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New CEO named for David Suzuki Foundation

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VANCOUVER - A former official with an international humanitarian group is the new chief executive officer of the David Suzuki Foundation.

Stephen Cornish says he is honoured to play a part in what he calls an iconic Canadian organization that raises awareness about pollution and climate change.

Cornish served as the executive director of Doctors Without Borders Canada for five years.

A news release from the foundation says during that time, Cornish increased fundraising activities by 76 per cent, boosted staff by 40 per cent and improved public recognition of the group, which provides independent, international medical relief.

The foundation says Cornish's immediate priorities in his new job include strengthening the campaign for the legal right to a healthy environment in Canada, deepening relationships with Indigenous Peoples and protecting biodiversity. …

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