Leaders on the campaign trail
The three main national party leaders have announced their scheduled public appearances for today, five days before the election. According to the Canadian Press, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is in Halifax for an announcement. Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole starts in Jonquiere, Que. for an announcement at a Legion hall and then is in Orford, Que. for an event with supporters. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be in six Ontario cities – Essex, London, Welland, Hamilton, Brampton and Concord, with four meetings with supporters, an announcement on long-term care and a Twitch event scheduled.
Sframeli becomes ACEC-Ontario chair
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Ontario has announced that following its annual general meeting, Joe Sframeli, will serve as the 2021-2022 chair of the association. Sframeli is the executive vice-president for transportation and infrastructure with WSP Canada. Bill Allison of Dillon Consulting becomes past chair.
Jensen Hughes obtains foothold in Australia
Risk-based engineering consultant Jensen Hughes, based in Baltimore, Maryland has announced the acquisition of BCA Logic, an Australian firm active in code consulting and performance-based design engineering. The acquisition of BCA Logic marks the company’s first entry into the Australian market, where recent legislative changes are expected to drive growth in the fire engineering industry, stated a release.
New hire for Perkins&Will
The New York studio of global architecture and design firm Perkins&Will has announced the appointment of Laura Morris as its new health practice leader. An expert in healthcare interior design, Morris will participate as the firm aims to expand its portfolio across the U.S and beyond.