News Release

Exciting News from ACEC-Ontario at the AMO Conference!

August 24, 2023

Published  August 24, 2023

Earlier this week, ACEC-Ontario had the incredible opportunity to engage with influential leaders, sparking productive conversations about collaboration and growth. The conference served as an ideal platform to showcase our association’s dedication to fostering connections and driving progress.

Celebrating our members’ contributions was at the heart of our interactions. We underscored the dedication and expertise that ACEC-Ontario members bring to every project, highlighting their pivotal role in shaping the province’s future.

ACEC-Ontario spoke with almost 30 cabinet ministers and MPPs, including:

  • Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance
  • Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
  • Hon. Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
  • Hon. Doug Downey, Attorney General
  • Hon. Michael Parsa, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services
  • Hon. Todd Smith, Minister of Energy
  • Hon. Charmaine Williams, Associate Minister of Women’s Social and Economic Opportunity
  • Hon. Nina Tangri, Associate Minister of Housing
  • Hon. Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry
  • Hon. Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities
  • MPP Matthew Rae, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • MPP Jennifer French, NDP Critic for Infrastructure, Highways, and Transportation
  • MPP Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario
  • MPP John Fraser, Interim Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party

ACEC-Ontario also connected with over 20 mayors and councillors, such as:

  • Andrea Horwath, Mayor of Hamilton
  • Josh Morgan, Mayor of London
  • Jeff Leal, Mayor of Peterborough
  • Dorothy McCabe, Mayor of Waterloo
  • Councillors from Kingston
  • Albert Witteveen, Niagara Regional Councillor

Shoutout to ACEC-Ontario team members, Andrew Hurd, Doug DeRabbie, and Laura Lambie, for their dedication and hard work in making this conference a resounding success! Stay tuned for the many meetings that will have been spurred by these interactions.

Councillors from Kingston with ACEC-Ontario’s Laura Lambie