OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), today announced the appointment of Mr. Larry Kinley to the Blue Water Bridge Authority, for a term of three years.
"I am pleased Mr. Kinley has agreed to serve on the board of the Blue Water Bridge Authority," said Minister Fletcher. "His considerable leadership experience and track record in project management will be strong assets to the Authority".
Mr. Kinley, who was educated in Lacombe, Alberta, has over 35 years of experience in the geophysical contracting industry and has managed and directed operations in many locations in Canada and the United States. For 28 years he was a partner in Cangeo Ltd., a geophysical contracting business, and before that gained 10 years experience at Teledyne Exploration Ltd. in Calgary. Mr. Kinley's background has included managing diverse teams on oil and gas exploration and development projects, as well as projects for public utilities, primarily Union Gas and Enbridge. He has worked with different levels of government, from local townships, counties and provinces to U.S. states' departments and regulatory branches for required permits and access permissions. Mr. Kinley has also contributed to research projects at the universities of Calgary and Winnipeg.
The Canadian half of the Blue Water Bridge is owned and operated by Blue Water Bridge Canada, a federal Crown corporation. With approximately 5,000 commercial vehicles crossing the bridge daily, it is Canada's second-busiest international commercial crossing for trucks and is the third busiest for total vehicles. This crossing is a key component of the Ontario-Quebec Continental Gateway and Trade Corridor.
SOURCE: Transport Canada
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