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WSIB Chair Re-appointed

  • Issued: May 16, 2011
  • Content last reviewed: May 2011


Ontario has re-appointed Steve Mahoney as the Chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

Mahoney was first appointed as Chair of the WSIB on May 17, 2006. His reappointment is effective May 17, 2011 for a period of one year.

Prior to his appointment in 2006, Mahoney was a former MPP and federal Cabinet Minister and had more than 25 years of experience at the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government, including one year as Federal Secretary of State for Crown Corporations. Mahoney was also previously Labour critic in the Ontario legislature.


“I am pleased that Mr. Mahoney has accepted his re-appointment as Chair of the WSIB. I look forward to Mr. Mahoney’s advice and leadership as the WSIB continues to balance fairness for injured workers and financial sustainability for employers.”
Charles Sousa, Minister of Labour


Learn more about the WSIB.

Greg Dennis, Minister’s Office, 416-326-7710
Matt Blajer, Communications, 416-326-7405