OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the
appointment of Mr. Robert Bruce Ellis Hallsor to the Prince Rupert Port
Authority for a three-year term.
"I am pleased that Mr. Hallsor has agreed to serve on the board of
directors of the Prince Rupert Port Authority," said Minister Lebel.
"The authority will benefit greatly from his legal expertise and wealth
of experience in municipal, provincial and community organizations."
Mr. Hallsor is the managing partner at British Columbia's oldest law
firm, Crease Harman, and runs a successful commercial practice with 30
partners and employees. He is a past president of the Victoria Bar
Association, past national chair of the Canadian Bar Association
section on Wills, Estates, and Trusts, and has worked for the
provincial government. Mr. Hallsor holds a Juris Doctor law degree from
the University of Victoria and a bachelor of arts in History from the
University of British Columbia.
In addition, Mr. Hallsor has been recognized for his active and
longstanding community volunteer work, which includes being a founding
public member of the British Columbia College of Social Workers,
sitting on the Provincial Child Care Council from 2003-2011and serving
as honorary counsel for Scouts Canada in British Columbia and the
Yukon. In 2003, he received the Queen's Golden Jubilee medal and in
2012 the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal for community service.
The Prince Rupert Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority (CPA)
established to manage the Port of Prince Rupert 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 that are of strategic significance to Canada's trade. Their effective
operation contributes to Canada's global competitiveness.
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa
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