Brent Belzberg and Jay Hennick, members of the Sinai Health System board of directors, have been named members of the Order of Canada. As the country’s highest honour for lifetime achievement, the Order recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation by those who have enriched the lives of others and made a difference to our country.
“This is a proud moment for Sinai Health and we thank Brent and Jay for their outstanding contributions over the years,” says Dr. Gary Newton, Sinai Health System president and CEO. “Their passion and dedication to advancing health care continues to inspire us. This well-deserved honour recognizes Brent and Jay’s achievements and includes them amongst other Canadian trailblazers who are making a difference for our country.”
Belzberg is Sinai Health’s board of directors chair and has been an active member of the hospital and foundation boards since 2001. He is the founder and senior managing partner of TorQuest Partners. He was recognized for his contributions to Canada’s economic and social landscape as a business leader and philanthropist.
Hennick is former board of directors chair and Colliers International Group Inc. chairman and CEO. He and wife Barbara established a foundation which contributes to many charitable causes in health care and education. Hennick was recognized for his leadership in Canadian business and his dedicated support for health and educational initiatives.
Photo: Jay Hennick (left) and Brent Belzberg have been named members of the Order of Canada.