Infrastructure Canada

Infrastructure Canada

July 17, 2015 15:11 ET

Appointment to the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 17, 2015) - Infrastructure Canada

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced the appointment of Dominique Bouchard to the board of directors of The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) for a term of four years.

Mr. Bouchard brings extensive experience in the business world to the board. Over the course of his more than 30-year career with Rio Tinto Alcan, Mr. Bouchard held a variety of executive positions. He was also President of Rio Tinto Fer et Titane from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Bouchard is currently the Vice-Rector of Resources at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC).

Quick facts

  • JCCBI 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.
  • JCCBI owns and operates four federal transportation corridors in the Montreal area, including the Champlain Bridge, the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Melocheville Tunnel and the federal section of the Honoré Mercier Bridge.

Quote

"I am very pleased that the JCCBI board of directors will benefit from Mr. Bouchard's solid experience in management and finance. His extensive business knowledge and experience will serve the organization well as it continues its important work to ensure the operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of federal infrastructure assets in Montreal."

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

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The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

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Contact Information

  • 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
    613-943-1838

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