TIVERTON, Ontario – November 30, 2017 – Sierra Systems, a leading IT services and management consulting firm, has opened a new office in the community of Underwood, located in the Municipality of Kincardine. The office will provide work space for 25 people. With nine other offices across Canada, this additional space enables Sierra Systems to work more closely with Bruce Power and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to Bruce Power and the surrounding communities.

“Sierra Systems is proud to open up this new office to support our growing presence at Bruce Power,” said Dave Duff, Vice President and Account Executive for Sierra Systems. “Bruce Power is a significant client of ours, and their success is critical to the Canadian nuclear industry. We look forward to becoming part of the Underwood and Tiverton communities and continuing to strengthen our relationship with Bruce Power and their employees”.

Sierra Systems is the first IT service provider to open a local office dedicated to Bruce Power initiatives. Sierra Systems has been working with Bruce Power since 2012, providing consulting services and project resources to assist the Bruce Power IT team and their clients in advancing the company’s strategic mandate.

“We are excited to see Sierra Systems establish a local presence and join our local community,” said Sarah Shortreed, Vice President and CIO for Bruce Power. “We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Sierra Systems and their local employees while continuing to utilize their Canada-wide network of expertise and offices for project work as needed.”

Mitch Twolan, Warden of Bruce County, welcomed Sierra Systems to the region. “It is great to see an IT services and management consulting firm establish an office in one of our local communities. The expertise and support their talented workforce will bring to Bruce Power and other potential customers across the region will help expand the range of local services available in our surrounding communities.”

About Sierra Systems
Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a leading IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory, systems integration, and managed application services. With approximately 800 professionals across Canada, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen organizations’ operational performance. sierrasystems.com

About the Economic Development and Innovation Initiative
In 2016, Bruce Power and the County of Bruce launched a regional economic development initiative to facilitate the expansion of Bruce Power Suppliers into the region. This initiative was in response to Bruce Power’s multi-billion dollar, multi-year Life Extension Program. More information on the initiative can be found at www.brucepower.com/suppliers.

About Bruce Power
Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live. Learn more at www.brucepower.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

For more information contact:
Bruce Power – John Peevers – 519-361-6583 – john.peevers@brucepower.com
Sierra Systems – Erin Kutcy – 403-818-6539 – erinkutcy@sierrasystems.com
County of Bruce – Stellina Williams – 519-881-1291 – swilliams@brucecounty.on.ca