By Lisa LinnisPublished July 05, 2018 11:18:15Leona McKees building supply chain began in the late 1960s as a partnership between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Canadian building trade union, the Association of Canadian Building Trades (ACBT).
The supply chain was established in response to the rising costs of housing and the loss of traditional home ownership.
In 1977, McKees was the first elected official in Canada to become the country’s first female mayor.
She was elected for a fifth term in 1997, and served as chairwoman of the Toronto Board of Trade from 2006 to 2011.
McKees has been a member of the Ontario government since 2004, and was elected in 2006 for the Ontario riding of York Centre.
In 2017, she was named chairperson of the new government’s Ontario Jobs and Growth Plan, which she chaired for five years, until retiring in November 2020.
She has been the chair of the Canadian Building Trade Union (ACFT), the countrys largest union of building trade workers, for nearly 30 years, and holds a variety of other leadership positions.
In 2018, McKee was honoured with the Canadian Award for Leadership and Leadership in Government for her work to address housing and social housing, including in Toronto.
In 2018, she received the Canadian Community Service Award from the City of Toronto for her contributions to the City’s homelessness response, including its rapid response teams.
McKnight is also the founder and chairperson, along with her husband and partner, of the building trade association, the Toronto Builders Guild.
They are founding members of the Institute for Sustainable Living and a member, as of 2018, of Ontario Building Tramps.
McQueen is the founder, chairperson and president of the Building Professionals of Ontario (BPTO).
He is the past president of ACFT, and the current chair of BPTO’s Council of Canadian Trade Unions.
In his role as president, he has been responsible for steering the union through the most challenging periods in the union’s history.
McPier is a partner at Brown Brothers Harriman and is a former president of Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), and chair of its Building Trade Alliance.
He has served on the boards of various Canadian unions and was previously president of Building Tramp.
Prentice is the president of CFIB, and is currently the president and CEO of the Professional Building and Construction Trades Council.
He is also a member and a former member of ACGT.
Pierro is the executive director of the Association for the Study of Trade Unilateralism (ASUT), a Canadian trade union and academic organization that focuses on issues related to international trade.
He holds a degree in international trade and trade policy from the University of Toronto.
McDonald is a retired member of AFSCME Local 571, which represents nearly 11,000 workers in Canada.
In 2016, McDonald was named a fellow of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a prestigious recognition given to those who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in advancing and advancing the public’s understanding of their profession and profession-related issues.
McDermot has worked as a journalist for CBC News since 1999, primarily covering political affairs.
She currently serves as a managing editor at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
McDonnell is the editor-in-chief of the Centre for the Americas, an online publication that analyzes the trade and development agenda of the Americas.
McElvain is the managing editor of the Center for the South Americas, a South American trade and economic journal.
He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Development Studies.
McGill is the vice president of corporate affairs and general manager of the Canada Business and Investment Group.
In 2017, he was named the president for the first time of the newly created Canadian Business and Industry Council, a national organization of business and industry leaders dedicated to promoting the competitiveness of Canada’s economy and jobs.
McGill is also on the board of directors of the National Business Group of Canada.
McIntyre is a professor at York University, where she teaches the business of governance.
He was previously vice-president of research at the Institute of the Public Service and director of research and innovation at the University’s Faculty of Public Policy.
McNab is the CEO of The Macdonald-Laurier Institute, a global, multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to understanding the impacts of economic, social and environmental change.
He serves on its advisory board and has served as the founding chair of The Centre for Sustainable Business.
McLaughlin is a senior lecturer at the School of Public Affairs, Queen’s University, and a research fellow at the Center on Globalisation, Sustainable Prosperity and Human Rights at the Carnegie Mellon University.
He previously served as a visiting fellow at Queen’s and as a