CBCL Limited

CBCL Limited

September 14, 2011 10:47 ET

CBCL Limited Supports Dalhousie University's Bold Ambitions Campaign

CBCL Limited signs on a significant donator to Bold Ambitions: The Campaign for Dalhousie providing a $100,000 donation towards proposed new engineering building

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2011) - CBCL Limited signs on as a significant donator to Bold Ambitions: The Campaign for Dalhousie providing a $100,000 donation towards proposed new engineering building.

Bold Ambitions is a $250 million fundraising campaign with the goal of advancing knowledge to tackle society's toughest issues by investing gifts from alumni and friends in five strategic areas, namely; student experience inside and outside the classroom, sustainability, health care and innovation and design. The latter initiative, innovation and design is the primary focus of CBCL's donation as it focuses on collaborative learning facilities for the engineering and architecture faculty's.

CBCL has had a longstanding relationship with Dalhousie Engineering starting with NSTC, then TUNS and now Dalhousie Engineering. As a professional services firm, CBCL relies significantly on and greatly respects the work that Dalhousie does in developing the brightest engineering minds in the region and feels strongly that supporting that work in such a significant manner is a responsibility it has, both to the University and the community.

"CBCL prides itself on providing exemplary engineering services to our clients and we very much rely on educational institutions like Dalhousie University to provide our future professional engineers and therefore I am very pleased that CBCL has this opportunity to support the Faculty of Engineering through Dalhousie's Bold Ambitions fundraising campaign" says CBCL Limited President and CEO, Michael R. MacDonald, M.Sc., P.Eng..

"CBCL is an extraordinary engineering consulting firm that has worked on some of the most innovative projects in the region. The company has been an outstanding supporter of engineering education in the past, and we are very proud and pleased to have its continued support. It is truly an honour to have CBCL, a leader in the field, recognize Dalhousie's Faculty of Engineering through this generous donation" added Dalhousie Dean of Engineering, Dr. Josh Leon, Ph.D., P.Eng..

About CBCL Limited:

CBCL Limited is a multi-discipline consulting engineering and environmental services firm based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada since 1955. It serves a wide variety of public and private clients from its nine regional offices and the firm has developed into the largest employee owned multi-discipline engineering firm in Atlantic Canada. Wholly owned by local employees, CBCL Limited provides professional consulting services in water & wastewater, municipal & civil, buildings, industrial, oil & gas, power & energy, transportation & bridges, marine and environment & planning sectors. CBCL Limited currently has over 300 employees and it is committed to providing quality service to its clients and being a respected member of the communities in which it serves.

For further information on Dalhousie University's Bold Ambitions Campaign, visit http://boldambitions.dal.ca

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