John Bennett

John Bennett is the Newfoundland & Labrador Regional Director and Provincial Advocate for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, www.cysticfibrosis.ca. He has been a tireless volunteer and advocate since his son John was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in July 2010 at just 2 ½ months old. As Regional Director, his role is to act as a liaison between the CF Canada Board of Directors and the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter. As Provincial Advocate, his responsibilities are to create awareness about CF, fundraise and to advocate for those affected by cystic fibrosis the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults. His career has spanned a number of sectors, from business manager with Staples to public servant in both Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today, his passion lies with Investors Group as a financial consultant, John.Bennett@investorsgroup.com. He lives in St. John’s with his fiancé Gillian and son John.