Jane Philpott

Watch: Jane Philpott shares lessons from detours

‘It does not fall to me to judge the journey of others,’ Jane Philpott says in her TEDx talk.

In a talk posted on YouTube earlier this month, university dean and former member of parliament Jane Philpott reflects on two detours that changed her path.

During the 18-minute presentation, which you can watch below, Philpott recounts two life experiences—a personal tragedy and a professional crisis—and what she learned from them.

Philpott now a Nishnawbe Aski Nation health adviser

Former Markham-Stouffville Liberal MP Jane Philpott, who lost her seat in last fall’s federal election, has accepted the role of special adviser in health care with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), which represents 49 Indigenous communities in northern Ontario, according to a Nov. 21 Toronto Star report. She tweeted the following day: “Delighted to be invited by Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler to be a special adviser on health and support the critical work of health transformation in Nishnawbe Aski Nation . . .

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