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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts public open houses on proposed Land Use Plan amendments

May 31, 2018

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is hosting three public open houses on proposed amendments to its Land Use Plan for seven sites acquired this year in the District of North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Delta, Richmond and Surrey. Under the Canada Marine Actthe port authority is required to add all land purchases to its Land Use Plan by way of formal amendment.

The amendment process is set out in the Canada Marine Act and requires public notification and consultation. A public consultation period will be held from Friday, June 15 to Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The port authority invites the public to provide feedback on the proposed amendments by attending an open house or reviewing the material online.

Date/Time Location
Saturday, June 16, 2018       1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office, Trenant Park Square in Ladner, 5525A Ladner Trunk Road, Delta
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. North Shore Neighbourhood House, Inman Room, 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver
Thursday, June 28, 2018       4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PoCo Inn And Suites Hotel & Conference Centre, Salon B, 1545 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam

The public can also visit to read about the current Land Use Plan, and learn more about all the proposed amendments. Feedback must be submitted to the port authority before Wednesday, August 15, 2018:

About the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is responsible for the stewardship of the federal port lands in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. It is financially self-sufficient and 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 contact:
Danielle Jang
Media Relations Advisor
[email protected]

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