City Delegation Ottawa-Bound For Meetings

city logoWELLAND – Welland Mayor Frank Campion, Chief Administrative Officer Gary Long, and the City’s Director of Economic Development Dan Degazio are travelling to Ottawa next week for meetings with several Minister’s Offices and federal agencies.

The following meetings are confirmed:

  • Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • Office of the Minister of Transportation
  • Office of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
  • Canada Post
  • Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

“Our government relations strategy is working and we’re seeing the results,” said Welland Mayor Frank Campion.   “We’re looking forward to developing relationships in Ottawa, raising the City’s profile, and soliciting federal support for our current projects and strategic initiatives.”

“The federal government has signaled their interest in working collaboratively with municipalities on priorities such as infrastructure renewal, global competitiveness, and innovation, and we’re keen to showcase our increased growth and development, and discuss economic opportunities,” said CAO Gary Long.  “It’s also important that we capitalize on opportunities to shape and influence public policy.”

(Source: City of Welland news release)



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