The Opman Company, based in Chelsea, Québec, initiated the “Mobility Ottawa-Outaouais: Systems & Enterprises” (Moose) project, and conceptualized the “Property-Powered Rail (PPR) Open Market Development Model”. The firm works internationally in various domains of applied economics. Recent clients include an Ottawa-based global firm, multiple Canada Government departments, a European-based Fortune 500 company, and the company is current participant in the Faster Payments Task Force of the US Federal Reserve, the Open Source Initiative, Xalgorithms Foundation, and W3C work in web payments. In the past the company’s founder worked several years at Treasury Board Secretariat, served as an economist on the core drafting team of Canada’s Green Plan, and has been contracted by six divisions of the World Bank, several parts of the International Development Research Centre, and the Global Environment Facility.

REMISZ Consulting Engineers, established in 1990, is an Ottawa-based firm, and one of the most experienced bridge engineering companies with a broad range of projects in its portfolio The company was involved in numerous bridge projects along Highways 416, 417, 401, Trans Canada Hwy, and provided innovative construction engineering design for the rehabilitation of the Thousand Islands International Bridge at Gananoque. For the unique and practical design of the Rockliffe Parkway Recreational Pathway done for the National Capital Commission, the company received the highest engineering award in Ontario, the Willis Chipman Award, 2014.

MTBA Associates Inc. Architects, is a prominent and widely-respected architecture, urban design and conservation consulting firm based in Ottawa. Their context-sensitive work has positively impacted Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec for over 30 years. In the 1990’s, the company led the design of the Master Plan for the 44-acre Chaudiére & Victoria Islands District for the National Capital Commission, and they are currently completing rehabilitation and adaptive reuse work on the East Block of Parliament Hill, and the Sir John A Macdonald Building, facing the Hill. As a member company in the Moose Consortium, MTBA Associates Inc. Architects has been developing general design concept requirements for about fifty of the passenger railway stations and their adjacent localities, and has prepared a heritage evaluation report on the Prince of Wales Bridge.

Sandelmen Software Works is an IT firm with specialities in software, operations and “devops”. It has with operations in both Ottawa and Gatineau. It is looking after the Consortium’s plans for free high-speed Internet onboard the trains and at all stations. It is also overseeing the communications infrastructure to be put in place for safety optimization and emergency response.

Dr. Bill Pomfret & Associates. incorporating Safety Projects International Inc. of Kanata is a leading global authority on health and safety management, having served more than three decades as a safety auditor, trainer and expert witness in over 50 countries. Pomfret jointly co-ordinated the original health and safety management plan for Hong Kong’s private sector metropolitan railway MTR, and he recently received an award from South Africa for his contributions to health and safety in that country’s mining industry. In the Moose Consortium he leads its health and safety management system, aligned with national and global standards. In July 2015 Pomfret prepared an initial safety assessment of the Prince of Wales Bridge over the Ottawa River, identifying several safety concerns.

Limelight Advertising and Design of Port Hope, Ontario, was the creator of the Consortium’s distinctive logo. Its two antlers represent integrated transit systems throughout the Ottawa and Outaouais regions, building upon the name “Moose” which is an acronym for “Mobility Ottawa-Outaouais: Systems & Enterprises”. Limelight provides marketing and communications services internationally, with clients ranging from transportation firms like Valport Maritime Services of Valleyfield, C-Port Maritime of Cleveland, and National Shunt Service Limited (NSSL), Fortune 100 firms like Cameco Corporation, RTO8-Kawarthas Northumberland (tourism) to social services like Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank and The Help Centre.

Wilson-Young and Associates, based in South Ottawa, is planning Moose Consortium’s schedule of events for business and public engagement. The company is well known in the Capital as a logistics coordinator for conferences, ceremonies and trade shows. The firm’s most prominent role in recent years was as lead technical producer/director of the Official Welcome in Halifax for the 2010 Royal Tour. As part of the Moose Consortium, the company will lead a series of large and small public and investor engagement events in both the Ontario and Québec halves of the Greater National Capital Region.

Business Model Fulcrum, located in Blackburn Hamlet, helped to streamline the Property-Powered Rail concept. The company works across all sectors, private, not-for-profit and government. Its clients include small enterprises and supporting startups in the Ottawa region, through to multi-national corporations in shipping, gaming and manufacturing industries, providing analysis, design and innovation of business models and methods for customer insight to organizations.

CS Revision, located in downtown Ottawa, provides English-French translation services for small & medium companies to help them reach French customers. It specializes in the translation of website content, newsletters, brochures, correspondence, policies, course material and presentations.

WP Expert, located in downtown Ottawa, it’s a web agency that builds your online presence using WordPress, a content management system driving more than 25% of all websites. We offer professional services for entrepreneurs from a simple online website to a much more multilingual e-commerce online store. We also provide all the support you need and offer a full suite of translation and editing services in English and French.

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