Mr. Kelly Abbott reports
PARCELPAL WELCOMES ONTARIO MP BEN LOBB TO THE ADVISORY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ParcelPal Technology Inc. has appointed Ontario Member of Parliament Ben Lobb as an adviser to the board of directors.
Mr. Lobb is a Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, Ont. He was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008. He was sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce on Oct. 14, 2008. He was re-elected again in May, 2011, and October, 2015.
In the 41st Parliament Mr. Lobb served as chair of the standing committee on health. The committee studied many topics including opioid addiction in Canada, Safety Code 6, lyme disease and a study on vaping in Canada. The vaping study provided Health Canada valuable recommendations that led to government legislation and regulation of all vaping/e-cigarette products in Canada.
In addition to serving as the chair of the standing committee on health, Mr. Lobb has served on veterans affairs committee (VAC) and agriculture and agrifood committee. During his time on VAC, the committee reviewed the veterans independence program which provides benefits to veterans returning from Afghanistan. The recommendations from this report led to many enhancements for wellness, rehabilitation and an opportunity for a productive life after their military service was complete.
Mr. Lobb is the former chair of the auto caucus. He has served on numerous committees since 2008, member of the standing committee on human resources and persons with disabilities, standing committee on transport, infrastructure and communities, public safety and emergency preparedness.
President and chief executive officer Kelly Abbott states: "Ben has a unique mix of business and political experience in Ontario. He has served over 10 years as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa and worked many years in Southern Ontario. Ben is extremely familiar with ParcelPal's business, our plans for future expansion. Ben will be a valuable member moving forward."
Mr. Lobb stated: "I am excited to be joining a company that is on the cutting edge of technology and the new economy. ParcelPal has a bright future and I am excited to be part of a team that will grow their business across Canada and the United States."
About ParcelPal Technology Inc.
ParcelPal is a technology-driven logistics company that connects consumers to the goods they love. Customers can shop at partner businesses and through the ParcelPal technology receive their purchased goods within an hour. The company offers on-demand delivery of merchandise from leading retailers, restaurants, medical marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores in Vancouver, and soon in major cities Canada-wide.
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