Appointment to the Blue Water Bridge Authority



    OTTAWA, June 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of
Ms. Rina Mukherjee as a member of the board of directors of the Blue Water
Bridge Authority.
    "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mukherjee to the board
of directors of the Blue Water Bridge Authority," said Minister Cannon. "Her
involvement in local environmental issues will be a welcome asset to the
authority."
    Ms. Rina Mukherjee graduated with honours from the University of Toronto,
with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and computer science. She
currently serves on the Sarnia Environmental Advisory Committee. From 1999 to
2001, she worked as a technical product support analyst for CBF Systems Inc.
in Michigan. She was previously employed as a programmer and software quality
analyst in the Windsor area. Ms. Mukherjee has been active in the local
community by chairing the board of directors of Lambton Rural Childcare, and
through her role as president of the Sarnia Newcomers Club. Ms. Mukherjee has
been appointed to the authority's board of directors for four years.

    The Blue Water Bridge Authority, which has a four-member board of
directors, is responsible for the management and operation of the Canadian
side of the Blue Water Bridge. The Michigan Department of Transportation owns
and operates the American side. The bridge, which has existed since 1938,
spans the St. Clair River between Point Edward, Ontario, and Port Huron,
Michigan.




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