TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Bonnie D. DuPont as a member of its Board of Directors. Ms. DuPont will also serve on the Audit Committee and Personnel/Safety Committee.

Ms. DuPont retired recently from Enbridge Inc., where she served for 12 years as the senior executive responsible for information technology, human resources, public and government affairs, corporate governance matters, and corporate social responsibility (CSR). She joined Enbridge in 1998 after 20 years of prior executive experience.

Ms. DuPont joins other members J. Richard Bird, J. Judd Buchanan, Paul A. Charette, D. Greg Doyle, J. Urban Joseph, Paul R. Raboud, Tim J. Talbott 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 Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Saint John, Vancouver and Winnipeg. The Company services the industrial, commercial and institutional market as well as the heavy civil market.

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

For further information:

Tim Talbott, President & CEO or
Stephen Entwistle, CFO
Bird Construction Inc.
5403 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON  M9C 5K6
Phone: 416.620.7122
Fax: 416.620.1516
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