Access to Amherst Island and Wolfe Island in Eastern Ontario is being improved with new environmentally friendly electric ferries and reconstructed ferry docks. The upgraded ferry docks dramatically increase accessibility to and from the islands and increase both the capacity of service per boat and the potential to increase the frequency of the trips.
Morrison Hershfield is delighted to welcome Lincoln MacDonald, P.Eng., PMP in the role of National Director, Transportation Design Services. Lincoln will leverage his extensive design and project management expertise to advance the firm’s project delivery and strategic business development initiatives.
It is with great pleasure that Morrison Hershfield announces Nancy Longueira’s appointment to the position of Vice President, Building Science East. Nancy has been with our firm for over 25-years and is well-positioned to take on this role leading such an important part of our Building Specialty Services business. Over the years, Nancy has assumed increasingly progressive operational and technical leadership roles in the firm, including a currently active seat on Morrison Hershfield’s Board of Directors.
“I am confident in her ability to lead the Building Science team to new heights, and to help us to achieve our 2025 Ambition,” noted Senior Vice President – Kevin Chouinard.
Today’s leaders want to understand the climate vulnerabilities in their communities so they can act on climate change and integrate climate change considerations into the planning and development of infrastructure projects.
The new United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre opens to the public today! This full-service waste and recycling facility has a processing capacity of about 600 tonnes per day. The facility will be open 363 days a year, serving about 200,000 customers.
Nick Crockford, an Environmental Planner at Morrison Hershfield, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Ontario Association for Impact Assessment (OAIA).
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Don Goodwin to our Critical Facilities team. As Vice President of Business Development, Don will continue to expand our mission critical presence across North America by establishing and building relationships with clients and strategic partners.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Bill Hill to our Atlanta team. As Director of Business Development, his focus is to expand our MEP presence in the industrial, commercial and hospitality markets by forming valuable partnerships with owners, developers and architects across the Southeast.
Forest Pearson is among thirteen individuals selected for Yukon’s very first Climate Leadership Council. The Council’s objective is to provide advice to the territorial government on how to reduce Yukon’s greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent compared to 2010 levels, by 2030.
People are the lifeblood of an organization, and the value of long-term employees cannot be underestimated. They possess a great deal of knowledge, and a deep understanding of our company culture, capabilities and history. The people who have been with Morrison Hershfield for the long-term have helped shape the company. They’ve built countless relationships, developed best practices through many lessons learned, and provided an essential support system for new staff as they find their way within our organization. We are thankful for their unrivaled enthusiasm to develop, inspire and motivate us all
As 2021 comes to a close, we recognize the challenges many face in these uncertain times. In keeping with our long history of giving back to the communities where we live and work, Morrison Hershfield made monetary donations to 22 local charities this holiday season, one in each of the communities we serve.
Resiliency can be defined in many ways, but at its core it means being better prepared for, and better able to recover from adverse events such as extreme weather or other disasters. For transit agencies, readiness for emergency situations is important. But now, more than ever, effective resilience to climate change and extreme weather events is essential to protect current and future transit infrastructure investments, and maintain safe operational capabilities. Identified, are some of the potential risks stemming from extreme weather and a resiliency checklist to assist you with the assessment of these risks and the development of potential mitigation strategies.
Residents and drivers in southern Ontario’s Niagara-on-the-Lake region will soon be using Ontario’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Chris Horner, P.E., to our MEP design team. As Director of Design, he will lead our engineers and architects in developing cost-effective, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients’ engineering design challenges.