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Minister Garneau announces various appointments in the transportation sector

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Minister Garneau announces various appointments in the transportation sector

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OTTAWA, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with experience in a number of fields, and are active members of their communities. They bring a wide array of knowledge to the transportation portfolio.

Canadian Transportation Agency:

  • Heather Smith (appointed as Member; term of 4 years)
  • Mary Tobin Oates (appointed as Member; term of 4 years)

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority:

  • Patricia Kennedy (reappointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Hamilton Port Authority:

  • Beverly Anne Waldes (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)
  • Meghan Davis (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Nanaimo Port Authority:

  • Robbin Sinclaire (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Port Alberni Port Authority:

  • Dennis Jonsson (reappointed as Director; term of 2 years)
  • Allan Haggard (reappointed as Director; term of 2 years)
  • Jeffrey Cook (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Quebec Port Authority:

  • Marie-Soleil Tremblay (reappointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Toronto Port Authority:

  • Hellen Siwanowicz (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)
  • Donald McIntyre (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Trois-Rivières Port Authority:

  • Pierre Ducharme (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)
  • Véronique Néron (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority:

  • Michael Corrigan (appointed as Director; term of 3 years)

Windsor Port Authority:

  • Thomas Porter (reappointed as Director; term of 3 years)
  • Thomas O'Brien (appointed as Director; term of 2 years)
  • Karen Plunkett (appointed as Director; term of 2 years)

In making these appointments recommendations, ministers strive to reflect Canada's diversity and gender parity.

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"I am pleased to announce that these highly qualified Canadians have agreed to serve in the transportation sector. Their appointments will ensure continued good governance."

The Honourable Marc Garneau,
Minister of Transport

Quick Fact

  • The Minister of Transport is responsible for appointments to 55 portfolio organizations, which include:
    • 9 Crown Corporations;
    • 4 administrative tribunal/agencies;
    • 21 Canadian Airport Authorities;
    • 18 Canada Port Authorities; and
    • 3 shared governance organizations.

Associated links

Order in Council – Heather Smith 
Order in Council – Mary Tobin Oates 
Order in Council – Patricia Kennedy 
Order in Council – Beverley Anne Waldes 
Order in Council – Meghan Davis 
Order in Council – Robbin Sinclaire 
Order in Council – Dennis Jonsson 
Order in Council – Allan Haggard 
Order in Council – Jeffrey Cook 
Order in Council – Marie-Soleil Tremblay 
Order in Council – Hellen Siwanowicz 
Order in Council – Donald McIntyre 
Order in Council – Pierre Ducharme 
Order in Council – Véronique Néron 
Order in Council – Michael Corrigan 
Order in Council – Thomas Porter 
Order in Council – Thomas O'Brien 
Order in Council – Karen Plunkett

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SOURCE Transport Canada

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