October 19, 2020

Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Port of Trois-Rivires to move goods to market | Nachricht

TROIS-RIVIRES, QC, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW/ -The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs and support economic growth.

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and serving Canadians through the challenge of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. That includes making sure our vital trade corridors and gateways remain open and functional and ensuring Canadians continue to receive the essential goods they need to remain safe and well while supporting and stimulating Canada’s economy.

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Franois-Philippe Champagne, announced a significant new investment of $33.4 million for the construction of a close to 100,000-square-metre multipurpose terminal west of the Port of Trois-Rivires’

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Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advisory board

If passed, this measure would create an unpaid, 19-member Board of Transportation and Infrastructure. Denver City Council members would appoint 13 of those board members and the mayor would appoint the remainder. The board would then advise the head of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure on policy and operations. It would also review and comment on the department’s annual budget.

The case for: The board could offer additional oversight and expertise for the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, the budget for which comprises a substantial amount of the entire city’s budget and covers important public works projects and improvements.

The case against: It’s unclear whether the board would have substantial mechanisms to ensure its recommendations are followed. Also, additional board review procedures could slow public works projects and the budget process.

Ballot question: “Shall the Charter of the City and County of Denver be amended to

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Jerry Stump, P.E., Joins STV as Senior Vice President, Transportation & Infrastructure Division

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NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 PRNewswire/ –Jerry Stump, P.E., a proven senior executive with nearly 40 years of industry experience, has joined STV as senior vice president and Eastern Region Manager of the firm’s nationally renowned Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Division. He will oversee business operations and strategic initiatives for the firm’s Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest regional offices.

“Jerry brings a successful track record of leadership, strategic growth, and vision to STV,” said Rich Amodei, STV executive vice president of T&I. “He understands our business technically and operationally from the bottom to the top of the industry and will serve as a key leader and collaborator as the firm moves forward.”

Stump began his career in the public sector and went on to hold senior leadership positions for several

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