TORONTO — Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer Ron Kelusky has revealed he will be leaving the job for retirement in September.
Kelusky told Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development Monte McNaughton in March he would be retiring. The process of selecting a replacement is well underway, he said. His last full day in the office will be July 23 and he will be taking accumulated vacation days until his final week. He turns 65 in September.
Kelusky submitted a long-awaited five-year strategic plan on July 13 and it is posted on the ministry website.
He acknowledged he is leaving the CPO’s position during a health and safety webinar on July 22.
Watch for an interview with Kelusky on his legacy as Ontario’s CPO in the Daily Commercial News coming soon.