MP McKinnon to make funding announcement for improved access to transportation information
From Transport Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia — Ron McKinnon, Member of Parliament, Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will join Peter Xotta, vice president planning and operations, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority for an announcement concerning better access to transportation information.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
2:00 p.m. PST
North Point, Canada Place
999 Canada Place (outdoors at the end of the pier)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Notes for media: Please note that parking is available in the parkade at Canada Place.
Park in the north end of the west parking lot at the foot of Howe at Canada Place. Use glass elevators to go to ground level. Proceed onto the promenade and continue on to the north end of the pier.
Arrive by transit and proceed to the front plaza of Canada Place (east convention centre). Follow along the Canadian Trail (west promenade) passing the entrance to Flyover Canada and along to the North Point.
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is responsible for the stewardship of the federal port lands in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. It is accountable to the federal minister of transport and operates pursuant to the Canada Marine Act. The Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest, and the third largest in North America by tonnes of cargo, facilitating trade between Canada and more than 170 world economies. Located in a naturally beautiful setting on Canada’s west coast, the port authority and port terminals and tenants are responsible for the efficient and reliable movement of goods and passengers, integrating environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives into all areas of port operations. Enabling the trade of approximately $200 billion in goods, port activities sustain 115,300 jobs, $7 billion in wages, and $11.9 billion in GDP across Canada.
Media Relations Advisor
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Transport Canada, Ottawa