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
Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge)
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