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Infrastructure Canada

June 18, 2014 15:44 ET

Appointment to The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014) - Infrastructure Canada

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, today announced the appointment of Mr. Guy Martin to the board of directors of The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) for a term of three years.

Mr. Martin has over 40 years of experience in the transportation and roads sector, including 17 years as Director of Planning and Development at the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL). As a director at RTL, he oversaw the modernization of the network's infrastructure, including the renewal of the network's bus fleet, new bus engineering and the expansion and renovation of garages and operation centres. Mr. Martin also managed major metropolitan projects for the RTL in which he participated in the redesign of the Highway 132-134 interchange in Longueuil and assisted in the development and implementation of the RTL network's management systems through its first geomatic data treatment system.

Mr. Martin's vast experience also includes planning and developing road transport studies, environmental impact studies of highway projects, traffic planning, business planning for a small commuter network, and more recently the planning of an operation centre in the Chateauguay region for Veolia.

Quick Facts

  • The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated is a Crown Corporation that operates at arm's-length from the government and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.
  • JCCBI owns and operates four federal transportation corridors in the Montreal Area, including the Champlain Bridge, the Jacques-Cartier-Bridge and the federal section of the Honoré-Mercier Bridge.

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"I am very pleased that The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated Board of Directors will benefit from Mr. Martin's extensive experience with the Montreal road and public transit networks. Mr. Martin will play an essential role in the coming years as JCCBI moves forward with significant work on federal infrastructure assets in Montreal, including the existing Champlain Bridge."

The Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada

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  • Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
    Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs
    and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
    for the Regions of Quebec
    613-943-1848

    Infrastructure Canada
    613-960-9251
    Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
    media@infc.gc.ca