Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

November 16, 2010 11:10 ET

Engineers to host Ontario Environment Minister at Mississauga Forum

Hon. John Wilkinson to discuss the proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act

Attention: Assignment Editor, Environment Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2010) - Ontario Environment Minister, the Hon. John Wilkinson, will be the special guest at a forum hosted by the Mississauga and Oakville Chapters of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) on November 25. The Minister will discuss the proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, which was given Second Reading in the Legislature on September 23, and is part of the government's Open Ontario Plan.

Event details are as follows:

What:
Town hall meeting on the Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act
Keynote address by the Hon. John Wilkinson, Minister of the Environment

A panel of experts from industry, academia and government will be moderated by Sean Mallen, host and producer of Global TV's Focus Ontario.

When:
Thursday, November 25, 2010, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Where:
Capitol Banquet Centre, 6435 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON

RSVP:
Members of the media are welcome to attend this event but must RSVP to David Smith at 416-840-1068 or dsmith@peo.on.ca.

With 5,346 and 2,800 members respectively, the Mississauga and Oakville Chapters are two of 36 chapters across the province that aim to promote and enhance understanding within society of the engineering profession, and informed discussion of public policy issues related to engineering through PEO's Government Liaison Program. Since the program's inception in 2005, PEO chapters have hosted dozens of Ministers and MPPs at policy conferences, licensing ceremonies, town hall meetings, awards dinners and other events.

About Professional Engineers Ontario
Professional Engineers Ontario administers the Professional Engineers Act by licensing Ontario's 73,000 professional engineers, granting temporary, limited and provisional licences to practise professional engineering, and authorizing businesses to provide engineering services to the public. It sets standards for and regulates engineering in Ontario to serve and protect the public interest. Rigorously educated, experienced, and committed to a Code of Ethics that puts the public first, licensed professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names. Limited engineering licensees can be identified by the LEL after their names. Visit www.peo.on.ca. /For further information: David Smith, Manager, Communications
Tel: 416-840-1068; 800-339-3716, ext.1068
Email: dsmith@peo.on.ca
/ IN: ENVIRONMENT, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • David Smith, Manager, Communications, Professional Engineers Ontario
    Primary Phone: 416-840-1068
    Toll-Free: 800-339-3716
    E-mail: dsmith@peo.on.ca