Appointment to Parc Downsview Park Inc.

    OTTAWA, Jan. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister
of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment
of Mr. Warren Rudick to the board of directors of Parc Downsview Park Inc.,
for a term of three years.
    "I am very pleased that Mr. Rudick will be joining the board of Parc
Downsview Park," said Minister Cannon. "His legal experience will serve the
board well."
    Mr. Warren Rudick holds a bachelor of common laws degree from Osgoode
Hall Law School, a bachelor's degree in administrative and commercial studies
from the University of Western Ontario, and he obtained a diplôme d'études
collégiales in commerce from Marianopolis College in Montreal. He also has
earned designations as a Canadian Investment Manager and as a Fellow of the
Canadian Securities Institute. He currently is legal counsel for Mackenzie
Financial Corporation, specializing in investment funds, while also leading a
practice that includes corporate law, employment law and charity law.
Mr. Rudick previously worked as legal and policy counsel for BMO Investments
Inc. His professional memberships include the Ontario Bar Association and the
Law Society of Upper Canada. He also serves with several non-profit agencies
in his community.

    Downsview Park, in Toronto, Ontario, is a unique urban park and
recreational green space created from the remaining lands of the former
Canadian Forces Base Toronto. The 572-acre site is now owned and operated by
Parc Downsview Park Inc., an agent Crown corporation. The corporation is
mandated to manage and develop part of the Downsview lands on a self-financing
basis as a unique urban recreational green space to be held in perpetuity for
the enjoyment of future generations. The site consists of 362 acres of green
space for public enjoyment while the remaining area is to be developed
commercially to support the operation of the park.

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