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Minister Oliver congratulates Carman Joynt on his appointment

February 11, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance

Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment of Carman Joynt as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mint. Mr. Joynt has most recently served as a Director of the Royal Canadian Mint, where he was the Acting Chair of the Audit Committee. His appointment is for a five-year term.

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  • The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada’s circulation coins.
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“Carman Joynt has been an asset to the Royal Canadian Mint and I congratulate him on his appointment as Chairperson of the Board of Directors. I am pleased that the Mint will continue to benefit from his leadership and expertise.”

- Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance

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Biographical Notes

Carman Joynt is a retired Partner of Deloitte, Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and has earned a certificate from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Joynt has served the public in various volunteer roles, including past chair of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, past director of the Home Hospital of Ottawa-Carleton and past governor of Algonquin College in Ottawa.

He is currently a member of the Audit Committee of the Canadian Egg Industry Reciprocal Alliance, Director of Canadian Stebbins Engineering and Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Director of the Management Board of Canadian Geographic magazine and a Board member at the Royal Canadian Mint.