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Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
House of Commons / Chambre des communes
Comité permanent des transports, de l'infrastructure et des collectivités

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NEWS RELEASE


THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES TO HOLD OPEN MIC SESSIONS IN NIAGARA FALLS AND VANCOUVER

Ottawa, September 21, 2018 -

As part of its study on the Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities will meet with transportation corridor users and stakeholders to gauge the effectiveness of Canada’s trade corridors and identify possible improvements.

To learn more about trade and transportation issues in Canada, the Committee wishes to hold open mic sessions at the following places and times:

o September 24, 2018: Niagara Falls, Ontario, from 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Marriott on the Falls, 6755 Fallsview Boulevard

o September 26, 2018: Vancouver, British Columbia, from 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street

The open mic sessions will give members of the public the opportunity to comment and express their views on the performance of Canada’s trade corridors. Those wishing to speak must register on site at least 30 minutes before the start of the session. The list of speakers will be established on a first-come, first-served basis. At the discretion of the Chair, each speaker will be allotted approximately three minutes.

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For more information, please contact:
Marie-France Lafleur, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
Tel: 613-996-4663
E-mail: TRAN@parl.gc.ca