In Discussion with ACEC

In Discussion with ACEC is a series of informal conversations with Federal Government decision makers who have an impact on the consulting engineering sector.

During these in-depth interviews, ACEC-Canada President and CEO John Gamble delves into policies and programs to gain a first-hand understanding of the government's long-term vision on the issues and challenges that touch the consulting engineering sector. Interviews have taken place with the Honourable Bill Morneau, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, the Honourable Jim Carr, the Honourable François-Philippe ChampagnePierre Lavalée, President & CEO of the Canada Infrastructure Bank, Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, and Mary Van Buren, President of the Canadian Construction Association

 

In Discussion with Mary Van Buren

In July 2020, Mary Van Buren, President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and ACEC President & CEO John Gamble engaged in a Q&A discussion concerning the important role our sectors will play in the COVID-19 crisis recovery and the recommendations we have made to the federal government to ensure its support. This Q&A appeared in the August/September issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with Goldy Hyder

In February 2020, Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, completed a Q&A with ACEC President & CEO John Gamble and discussed Canada's competitiveness, the economy, and infrastructure investments. This Q&A appeared in the March/April issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with Pierre Lavallée

In April 2019, Pierre Lavallée, President & CEO of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), completed a Q&A with ACEC President & CEO John Gamble and provided information and insight on the CIB. This Q&A appeared in the May issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne

In February 2019, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, completed a Q&A with ACEC President & CEO John Gamble and provided an update on the government’s infrastructure plan. This Q&A appeared in the March/April issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with the Honourable Jim Carr

In July 2018, the Honourable Jim Carr, former Minister of Natural Resources and current Minister of International Trade Diversification, sat down with ACEC President & CEO John Gamble to speak on the government's vision in regards to natural resources. This Q&A appeared in the August/September issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi

In April 2018, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, sat down with ACEC President & CEO John Gamble to provide an update on the government’s infrastructure plan and investments. This Q&A appeared in the May issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. To view the article please click the image below.

 

In Discussion with the Honourable Bill Morneau

An Ottawa public bus was the ideal backdrop for an informal chat with the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, over the summer of 2017. John Gamble and the Minister discussed transit, the Canada Infrastructure Bank, social infrastructure, and the government’s long-term vision for infrastructure development and investment. 

You can view the full interview below or click on one of the short topic specific videos below:

Full Interview

Long-Term Vision

Transit

Canada Infrastructure Bank

Social Infrastructure

Infrastructure Investments