OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the
appointment of Mr. Murray Walberg to the board of the Thunder Bay Port
Authority for a term of three years.
"I am very pleased that Mr. Walberg has accepted this position," said
Minister Lebel. "The Thunder Bay Port Authority will greatly benefit
both from his experience in the financial services industry, and his
Mr. Walberg has been the North-Western Ontario regional vice president
of RBC Royal Bank since 2005. Prior to that, he held a number of
executive positions within the company, which he joined in 1989. He is
also active in the community and serves on the boards of many local
organizations and charities including Ambassadors Northwest Ontario
Business Council, North-Western Ontario Innovation Centre, United Way,
and the board of governors of Lakehead University.
Mr. Walberg holds a master in business administration (MBA) from
Dalhousie University, a certified financial planner designation (CFP)
from the Financial Planners Standard Council of Canada, and a personal
financial planner designation (PFP) from the Institute of Canadian
bankers. He was also part of the Directors Education Program of the
University of Toronto, and of the Branch Managers Course of the
Institute of Canadian Bankers.
The Thunder Bay Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA)
established to manage the Port of Thunder Bay under the Canada Marine Act. Eighteen CPAs now make up Canada's national port system. The CPAs are
non-share capital corporations incorporated under the Canada Marine Act and are of strategic significance to Canada's trade. Their effective
operation contributes to Canada's global competitiveness as a trading
SOURCE: Transport Canada
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Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and
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