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Ontario looking for feedback about its Multimodal Goods Movement Strategy

Hopes online policy document generates comments


July 27, 2012
by MM&D staff

TORONTO, Ontario: The Ontario government’s is currently looking for input regarding how goods and supplies are transported through the province.

The ministry of transportation has entered the consultation phase for its Mulitmodal Goods Movement Strategy for Ontario.

It has posted a consultation paper, and a workbook on its website, and is asking for people to review and respond to the proposal. Questions outlining the type of feedback the government is hoping to receive have been included in both documents.

The public will be able to access the paper, which is entitled Building Competitiveness: A Proposed Multimodal Goods Movement Strategy for Ontario, for the next 60 days, and comments will be accepted during that same period.

I am pleased to inform you that a consultation document on the strategy entitled Building Competitiveness: A Proposed Multimodal Goods Movement Strategy for Ontario has now been posted on both the Environmental and Regulatory registries for a period of 60 days. Your input will be a critical step in finalizing the strategy and in helping shape the directions of an initial action plan to implement the strategy. I encourage you to read the attached consultation document and workbook and reply to us with any comments.

The main document is available here, and the workbook is accessible at this link. Comments can be e-mailed to the ministry.