Canadian Construction Association

Canadian Construction Association

May 06, 2008 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Construction Association

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - The Chairman of the Canadian Construction Association and the Chairman of the Ottawa Construction Association invite you to attend a special media event on Thursday, May 8 starting at 10 am, to discuss the urgent need for federal investment in Canada's college system, and more specifically, the need to invest in the new Centre for Construction Trades and Building Sciences at Algonquin College.

The media event will commence at 10 am with comments from Chairman Paul Charette and Algonquin College President Robert Gillett, followed by questions and answers. Algonquin College staff will then provide a guided tour of the existing trades training centre on campus. The event is expected to attract a number of national and local political and industry leaders.

Who: - Mr. Paul Charette, Chairman of the Canadian Construction
Association and CEO of Bird Construction Ltd.
- Mr. Robert Gillett, President, Algonquin College
- Mr. Mike Sharp, Chairman of the Ottawa Construction
- Community leaders from Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth

When: Thursday, May 8, 2008
10:00 a.m.

Where: Algonquin College
1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Room A158, Building "A"
Parking is available in Lot 10

Coffee and refreshments will be served.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Construction Association
    Mr. Jeff Morrison
    Director, Government Relations/ Public Affairs
    Algonquin College
    Mr. David Hall
    Communications Officer
    613-727-4723 ext. 2091
    Cell: 613-220-7796