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Consulting Engineers of Ontario holds first Queen’s Park Day

October 14, 2015   CCE

Consulting Engineers of Ontario Delegation at Queens' Park, Toronto on October 5, 2015.

Consulting Engineers of Ontario Delegation at Queens’ Park, Toronto on October 5, 2015.

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.

 


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1 Comment » for Consulting Engineers of Ontario holds first Queen’s Park Day
  1. Cyrus Rahimi says:

    Bravo to consulting engineers for the excellent actions for being in close touch with the governors. As engineers and engineering associations we have to be able to lead our governments in improving the provinces and territories . Most of the time the governors are lost and do not know what are our need and what is going to be in future. It is our duties to have more in touch with them in order to lead Canada in the 7 industrial countries. Canadian Engineers Go Go Go…

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