Tariq Bhatti


Tariq Bhatti works for SSHRC, and is a career public servant. He started, in 1971, with Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. From addictions counselling and prevention, he moved to health promotion at the Edmonton Board of Health as the first Director of Health Promotion for the city of Edmonton, in 1984. He moved to Ottawa in 1988 to work for the Canadian Public Health Association and later for the Government of Canada, in the Departments of Canadian Heritage, Health Canada, Privy Council Office and Infrastructure Canada. Outside of his professional interests, Tariq is the President of Beloved Canada Community Organization and founder of One Human Family Network. Tariq is married, with two children, and lives in Ottawa, Canada.

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