Consulting Engineers of Ontario holds first Queen’s Park Day
Consulting Engineers of Ontario held its inaugural Queen’s Park Day last week, raising the profile of the association and consulting engineers among the province’s Members of Parliament.
Over the course of the day officials and decision makers from all three parties, representing economic development, employment and infrastructure, transportation, finance and the Attorney General portfolios, met with CEO’s leadership. The discussions included issues related to the proper planning of infrastructure and investment, and contract language.
Barry Steinberg, chief executive officer of CEO, said that the day was “an important opportunity to foster relationships with MPPs and collaboratively seek ways to build a sustainable relationship between government and our industry.”
An evening reception was sponsored by MPP Yvan Baker of Etobicoke Centre and drew more than 100 attendees. During the evening, Baker presented the Certificate of Recognition to Barry Steinberg and Bruce Potter, chair of CEO Board of Directors, on behalf of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The certificate recognizes the that consulting engineers make to improving quality of life for Ontarians.
Consulting Engineers of Ontario represents 200 engineering firms that employ nearly 20,000 in the province.