MP Larry Miller Elected Chair of Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

September 27, 2012

For Immediate Release

September 27, 2012

MP Larry Miller Elected Chair of Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Ottawa, ON – Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, has been elected as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

The portfolio of transport, infrastructure and communities includes:

· Transportation programs and policies set by the Government of Canada

· Infrastructure funding under the Building Canada Plan, the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund, and the Green Infrastructure Fund.

· A range of socio-economic, cultural, and environmental issues facing Canadian cities and communities.

“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to be the Chair of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities,” said Miller. “This will certainly be an exciting time and I look forward to a successful session with this committee.”

Miller has also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food for 8 years and acted as Chair of this committee for 4 years. He also served as a member of the Standing Committee on International Trade for 2 years.

For more information on the Standing Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities please visit;

http://www.parl.gc.ca/CommitteeBusiness/CommitteeHome.aspx?Cmte=TRAN&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=1

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