Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

November 04, 2014 15:02 ET

Media Advisory: Attorney General Among Nearly 50 MPPs Confirmed to Celebrate the Engineering Profession at Queen's Park Reception

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2014) - Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) will celebrate its 92nd anniversary and recognize the contributions to the profession of three MPPs at a reception at Queen's Park on Wednesday, November 5. This will be the association's eighth reception at Queen's Park. The first was held in 2005 and coincided with the establishment of PEO's Government Liaison Program, which fosters dialogue between professional engineers and elected officials on the importance and direction of the self-regulated profession.

In addition to the MPPs receiving awards from PEO, speakers at the 2014 event will include the Hon. Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General, MPP Ottawa-Vanier; Sylvia Jones, Progressive Conservative Critic for the Attorney General and MPP Dufferin-Caledon; Jagmeet Singh, New Democratic Party Critic for the Attorney General and MPP Bramalea-Gore-Malton; Danny Young, P.Eng., president and chair, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers; and PEO President J. David Adams, P.Eng., MBA, FEC. In addition to the speakers, nearly 50 MPPs are confirmed to attend.

Media are cordially invited to attend. Event details are as follows:

When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: Queen's Park Legislative Dining Room, 11 Wellesley Street West, Toronto, Ontario

About Professional Engineers Ontario

Through the Professional Engineers Act, PEO governs over 82,000 licence and certificate holders and regulates professional engineering in Ontario to serve and protect the public. Professional engineering safeguards life, health, property, economic interests, the public welfare and the environment. Professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names.

Contact Information

  • For additional information or interviews, please contact:
    David Smith
    Manager, Communications
    416-840-1068; 800-339-3716, ext.1068
    Cell: 416-458-4140
    dsmith@peo.on.ca