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Media Release: New Chair Appointed to WSCC’s Governance Council

1st Apr 2021

Yellowknife, NT (April 1, 2021) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has today announced the appointment of Jenni Bruce as the new chair of its Governance Council.

The seven person Council oversees the conduct of business and management of the WSCC while ensuring the ongoing viability of the Workers’ Protection Fund. The Chairperson is appointed by the Minister Responsible in the Northwest Territories, in consultation with the Minister Responsible in Nunavut, following a public call for expressions of interest.

“I’m happy to announce the appointment of Jenni Bruce as Chair of the WSCC Governance Council. Jenni brings over 20 years of board management experience to this important role. Her experience as a leader in Hospitality, Property Management and building partnerships across industry and government are considerable assets to help realize our vision to eliminate workplace injury or illness”, said Hon. Shane Thompson, Minister Responsible for the WSCC in the Northwest Territories.

Bruce will assume her new role effective April 1, 2021 and replaces former Chair David Tucker.

“I would like to recognize the contribution of Mr. Tucker and thank him for his dedicated service to the Board, and to the workers and employers of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories”, said Hon. George Hickes, Minister Responsible for the WSCC in Nunavut.



Maggie Collins
Communications Manager
Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Northwest Territories and Nunavut
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