CPWA President and Executive Director on Parliament Hill


On November 5 and 6, CPWA President Steve Blayney, Executive Director Scott Grayson, and Director of CPWA Advocacy Anne Jackson were in Ottawa for a series of meetings with Members of Parliament and industry associations, including:
  • Hon. Francois-Phillipe Champagne, MP, Saint-Maurice — Champlain (QC), Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
  • Marco Mendicino, MP, Eglinton — Lawrence (ON), Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
  • Matt Jeneroux, MP, Edmonton Riverbend (AB), Shadow Minister, Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs
  • Hon. Candice Bergen, MP, Portage — Lisgar (MB), House Leader of the Official Opposition
  • Carol Hughes, MP, Algoma — Manitoulin — Kapuskasing (ON), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole
  • Vance Badawey, MP, Niagara Centre (ON), Member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transportation Infrastructure and Communities
  • Ted Falk, MP, Provencher (MB), Member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources
  • Terry Sheehan, MP, Sault Ste. Marie (ON), Member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
  • Daniel Rubinstein, Director of Policy and Research at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  • John D. Gamble, CET, P.Eng., President and CEO of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC), Canada
This provided the opportunity to share CPWA’s public policy priorities as well as feedback that CPWA received from members on the Investing in Canada Plan – gathered through a survey sent out in April.