Who We Are

OPWA is a not-for-profit organization of professional public works practitioners. Our organization is the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) and the American Public Works Association (APWA). Our membership consists of approximately 600 public works practitioners employed by the Federal and Provincial governments, municipalities, consulting engineers, utility companies, contractors and suppliers. We are the largest Canadian Chapter in the American Public Works Association, and consistently one of the Chapter leaders in growth, outreach and innovation. Our membership has the broadest range of interests and expertise in the public works industry. Membership in APWA is in excess of 30,000 throughout North America, making it the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world. APWA is based in Kansas City, with a branch offices in Washington DC and Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please visit the website at www.apwa.net

Our Mission

Connecting the Public Works Community

Our Vision

Our association advances member success through mutual support, knowledge sharing and relationship building for all of Public Works across Ontario

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan PDF

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