Commissioner Announces Review

May 19, 2011
Coastal Ferry Act Review: Announcement by Commissioner

On May 13, the commissioner wrote to the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Honourable Blair Lekstrom, stating that the commissioner is prepared to review the Coastal Ferry Act to assess how it has performed to date in achieving the original public policy objectives.

On May 18, the Minister responded that he intended to discuss with the Government House Leader the possibility of bringing in legislation this session that would give the commissioner the mandate and resources to conduct the review, extend the date by one year the release of the final price cap decision for the third performance term, and establish a price cap for the first year of the third performance term.

Here are:

  1. the Commissioner’s letter to the Minister of May 13, 2011
  2. the Minister’s letter to the commissioner of May 18, 2011
  3. the news release issued jointly by the commission and the provincial government
  4. a recording of the commissioner’s news conference (a 21 minute, 15mb MP3 file).
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