Metrolinx 'Big Move' Presentation & Technical Briefing
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When: 05/09/2012
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Where: REALpac Boardroom
One University Avenue
Suite 1410
Toronto, Ontario  M5J 2P1
Contact: Deborah Prestwich

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J. Robert S. Prichard, Chair

J. Robert S. Prichard is Chairman of Torys, a leading international business law firm. He previously served as President and CEO of Metrolinx.

Mr. Prichard is also past President and Chief Executive Officer of Torstar Corporation and President Emeritus of the University of Toronto where he previously served as dean of law and as a professor specializing in law and economics. Mr. Prichard is a Director of Bank of Montreal, Onex Corporation and George Weston Ltd. He also serves as Vice-Chair of Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council, Chairman of the Visiting Committee of Harvard Law School, a trustee of the Hospital for Sick Children, and a Director of the Toronto Community Foundation.

Mr. Prichard studied honours economics at Swarthmore College, received his MBA from the University of Chicago and earned law degrees at the University of Toronto and Yale University. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Member of the Order of Ontario and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Bruce McCuaig, President & CEO

Bruce McCuaig was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Metrolinx, the regional transportation authority for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, on September 4, 2010.

Bruce McCuaig has a 26-year record of public service in the transportation and land-use planning sectors. He has successfully risen through the ranks in the Ontario Public Service, serving first in the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and then for 15 years in the Ministry of Transportation, most recently as Ontario's Deputy Minister of Transportation.

As Deputy Minister of Transportation he was responsible for leading 4,000 public servants as they worked to ensure Ontario's transportation system was efficient in safely moving people and goods. Prior to becoming the Deputy Minister, Bruce headed the Provincial Highways Management Division, which is the Ministry's largest operating division. Bruce has also held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister of the Policy, Planning and Standards Division of the Ministry of Transportation.

This combination of operating, planning and policy experience perfectly matches the needs of Metrolinx with its broad mandate for the region and special responsibilities for GO Transit.

Bruce has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University, and a Masters in Public Administration from Queen's University.


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