Appointment to the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

A three-year mandate for Ms. Connie L. Graham

OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Connie L. Graham as chairperson of the board of directors of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited for a term of three years.

Since 2012, Ms. Graham has been a director on the board of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited. She also serves as a director for London Hydro and as a vice-chair of the Fanshawe College Foundation. She was the chairperson of Habitat for Humanity London from 2007 to 2011, and prior to that was vice-president of South Winds Development for more than 10 years.

Ms. Graham holds a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Suffolk University in Boston and holds a Canadian Director certificate from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She is also a member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council's Diversity 50 class of 2013, and was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

Quick Facts

  • The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) is a federal Crown corporation established to manage the Cornwall Bridge, the Canadian portion of the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge, and the Canadian portion of the Thousand Islands International Bridge. The bridge corporation's mandate is to provide stewardship so that its assets are safe and efficient for users. Its international bridges provide vital trade routes and links between Ontario, Michigan State and New York State, supporting the Canadian and American economies as a whole.

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"The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited will greatly benefit from Ms. Graham's experience on several boards, including this one. I am pleased that she has accepted to become its chairperson."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport

Associated Link

The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

SOURCE: Transport Canada

For further information:

Jana Régimbal
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
613-991-0700

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
613-993-0055

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