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Isabel Metcalfe: Public Affairs Counsel

As Chair, Enbridge Ottawa Famous 5 Luncheons, 2010

  • Second busiest lobbyist in Ottawa, 2014 Maclean's Power Issue
  • Member, City of Ottawa 2017 Committee, 2015 - current
  • Member, Citizens’ Council, Ministry of Health & Long Term Care, Ontario, 2015 - current
  • Member, Advisory Board, the Canadian Centre for Progressive Policy, Ottawa, 2014 - current
  • Chair, Famous 5 Ottawa, 1999–current
  • International Election Observer & Trainer, 2002 – current (Lebanon, Albania, Ukraine, Azerbaijan)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Ontario Trillium Foundation, 2004–2010
  • Juror, Governor General’s Persons’ Case Awards, 1998–2003
  • Chair, Community Advisory Committee, The Ottawa Hospital, 1999–2003
  • Member, Board of Trustees, The Ottawa Hospital, 1998–2001
  • Member, Board of Trustees, The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1988–1998
  • Founding Director, Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, 1994-2000
  • Secretary, Hong Kong Canada Business Association, 1992 - 1997

Awards

  • Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
  • Her Majesty the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, 2002
  • Leading Women Building Communities Award, Province of Ontario, 2010
  • Ontario Volunteer Service Awards, Province of Ontario, 2010
  • Judy LaMarsh Woman of Distinction, 1988

4th Most Influential in Capital

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Ottawa Life Magazine named Isabel Metcalfe the 4th most influential person in the the Capital in its Fall 2016 edition.

From the magazine: “From culture to politics, this Top 25 issue is all about the community builders amongst us. The Hon. Catherine McKenna, National Chief Perry Bellegarde, “Ottawa’s resident genius” Andrew Pelling and many others work to make this city a brighter place.”

Isabel expressed her love of the city, especially as a place where public policy is made.

“I love the energy. I like the fact that the city is the government town of a G-8 nation. I like the fact that public policy is very important in our community.”

Read the article here.