President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy visits U of T

Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board and Pickering-Uxbridge MPP, met with University of  Toronto President Meric Gertler on the St. George campus of the university. Bethlenfalvy also learned about the university is reducing its operating expenditures through energy efficiency from  Scott Mabury, Vice-President Operations and Real Estate Partnerships.. geothermal project, which is part of a suite of projects that are reducing the University’s operating expenditures through energy efficiency.

At the Faculty of Engineering’s Entrepreneurship Hatchery, the Minister met with student entrepreneurs who are developing solutions that improve lives and help Ontario companies develop new and globally competitive products. Over the last five years The Hatchery has helped  launch over 80 new start-ups, which together have raised close to $40-million in seed funding.

(From left to right: Professor Scott Mabury, Vice-President Operations and Real Estate Partnerships, University of Toronto; Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, and Ron Saporta, Chief Operating Officer, Property Services & Sustainability, U of T.)