Appointment to Canada Lands Company Limited

    OTTAWA, Aug. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of
Mr. Wayne B. MacIntosh to the board of directors of the Canada Lands Company
Limited for a term of four years.
    "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. MacIntosh to the board
of directors of Canada Lands," said Minister Cannon. "His extensive experience
in financial management services, human resources and business management will
be an asset for the company."
    Mr. MacIntosh, a chartered accountant, is currently Chief Operating
Officer of Cape Breton Casting, an aluminium die-cast auto parts manufacturer
located in North Sydney, Cape Breton. Prior to working at Cape Breton Casting,
he was Director of Financial Management Services for the Cape Breton YMCA for
three years after being a partner at Grant Thornton, Sydney and Port
Hawkesbury in Nova Scotia for almost 20 years.

    Canada Lands Company Limited is a Crown corporation created by the
Government of Canada with a mandate to ensure the commercially oriented,
orderly disposition of selected surplus federal real properties with optimal
financial and community values to Canadians, and the holding of certain

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