Appointment to the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
A three-year mandate for Mr. Paul V. Colling
OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul V. Colling to the board of directors of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority for a term of three years.
Mr. Colling has over 30 years' experience in law enforcement operations as a Peace Officer in the Niagara Falls region, as well as a strong background in customer service. His career as a Peace Officer began at Manpower and Immigration Canada, where he was first a superintendent at the Rainbow Bridge and later took on roles as an investigator and counsellor. He then spent 13 years as a Case Presenting Officer at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Mr. Colling further broadened his skills and knowledge of mediation and conflict resolution in his capacity as supervisor, then manager, of enforcement operations at Canada Border Services Agency,
After retiring in 2010, Mr Colling was appointed by the Governor in
Council, in 2012, as a member of the Review Tribunal for the region of
Hamilton, for the Canada Pension Plan and for Old Age Security
- The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority is an international entity involving the State of New York and the Government of Canada. Its mission is to be known as the premier Canada-United States international border crossing, providing excellence in customer service and an effective conduit for trade and tourism.
The Authority's principal asset and source of revenue is the Peace
Bridge, a major international toll crossing spanning the Niagara River
between Fort Erie, Ontario, and Buffalo, New York.
"I am very pleased that the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge
Authority will benefit from the exceptional skills and experience that
Mr. Colling will bring to the board from his years at CBSA and
Citizenship and Immigration Canada."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt,
Minister of Transport
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Minister of Transport, Ottawa
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