November 5, 2014 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Dana Kean will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, which provides Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members, and their families, with an independent avenue of appeal for disability benefits decisions made by Veterans Affairs Canada.
Ms. Kean, of Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec, has a strong legal background specializing in medical and health law, as well as general litigation and corporate and commercial practice. Ms. Kean has extensive experience as a decision maker in an administrative tribunal, having served from 2007 to 2014 on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Ms. Kean previously worked as in-house counsel and Ombudsman for several Montreal-area hospitals. She holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Master of Medical Law from the University of Sherbrooke and is fully bilingual.
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