Canadian companies recognized in Trinidad and Tobago on Canada Day
DateJuly 1, 2014
PORT OF SPAIN – In light of Canada Day, General Latulippe, High Commissioner for Canada to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, released a formal announcement to media in honor of Canada’s 147th birthday, emphasizing the special partnership between Canada and Trinidad & Tobago.
“Canada and Trinidad and Tobago have had a strong relationship based on people-to-people ties,” explained Latulippe in his statement. “… It is as a result of this long standing bilateral relationship between our two countries, spanning officially over the last 52 years, which bodes well for the continued mutually beneficial relationship.” You can find the full statement here.
Gordon Wyke, head of IBI-MAAK Caribbean in St. Augustine, spoke to IBI Group’s presence as a Canadian firm working in Trinidad and Tobago. “IBI-MAAK Caribbean Limited has over 15 years experience working in the local market,” explained Wyke. “As Trinidad and Tobago has aggressively pursued urban development over the past ten years, IBI-MAAK has been influential in providing first rate services, starting in water and wastewater infrastructure, then in intelligent system engineering and finally architecture.”
“We have been part of a thrust by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to provide excellent consultancy support to projects from companies that, in our case, has recognized expertise gained from many years of working in Canada and around the world.”