BIRD CONSTRUCTION INC. – DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT

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SYMBOL: BDT

Bird Construction Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Karyn A. Brooks as a member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Brooks will also serve on the Human Resources, Safety and Governance and Audit Committees.

Ms. Brooks retired from BCE and Bell Canada in 2014 where she was Senior Vice President and Controller and has been providing financial consulting services since then. She is a member of the boards and audit committees of Information Services Corporation and The Calgary Zoological Society, was a member of the Board of Trustees and Audit Committee of Queen’s University from 2007 to 2014 and has held a number of other volunteer board and committee seats. Ms. Brooks holds a Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant) designation and was elected a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario in 2009. Ms. Brooks was named to the top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2009. Ms. Brooks received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Ms. Brooks joins other members J. Richard Bird, Paul A. Charette, D. Greg Doyle, Bonnie D. DuPont, Ian J. Boyd, Luc J. Messier, Ron D. Munkley, Paul R. Raboud and Arni C. Thorsteinson on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Bird Construction is one of Canada’s leading General Contractors with offices in St. John’s, Halifax, Saint John, Wabush, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. The Company services the industrial, commercial and institutional markets as well as the heavy civil construction and contract surface mining sectors.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Many factors could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

The Toronto Stock Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 

For further information contact:
I.J. Boyd, President & CEO or 
W.R. Gingrich, CFO 
Bird Construction Inc. 
5700 Explorer Drive, Suite 400 
Mississauga, ON L4W 0C6 
Phone: (905) 602-4122 Fax: (905) 602-1516

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