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The Pacific Gateway Transportation Strategy
2012 – 2020

B.C. is Canada’s Pacific Gateway, the preferred gateway for Asian trade to North America and the world. Transportation is a key support for economic growth and development. That’s why it is singled out for special focus in the BC Jobs Plan. More than any other sector, it serves the dual purpose of generating direct employment and underpinning job creation, development and progress throughout B.C.

Canada's Pacific Gateway Information Package – March 2011

Today, Canada's Pacific Gateway is a world-class transportation network. Its integrated, seamless supply chain includes airports, seaports, railways, roadways and border crossings, connecting Canada and the North American market to Asia and the world.

  • Canada Pacific Gateway Brochure (26.9 MB PDF)
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  • Air Corridor - Vancouver International Airport (498 KB PDF)
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  • Air Corridor - Regional Airports (453 KB PDF)
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  • The Northern Corridor (1.55 MB PDF)
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  • The Southern Corridor (1.62 MB PDF)
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Canada's Pacific Gateway Information Package – October 2010

Today, Canada's Pacific Gateway is a world-class transportation network. Its integrated, seamless supply chain includes airports, seaports, railways, roadways and border crossings, connecting Canada and the North American market to Asia and the world.

 

2009 British Columbia International Open Skies Summit

On Friday, September 25th, B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell brought together government leaders and consular officials from around the world; business leaders from various economic sectors including tourism; aviation leaders from Canadian and foreign airlines and the airport community; and academics specializing in international aviation to explore issues and opportunities related to Open Skies at the Open Skies Summit.

Inland Container Terminal Study –
December 2006

The Pacific Gateway Strategy Action Plan notes that there may be opportunities for inland container terminal development in British Columbia as a way to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the supply chain. Last year, the Ministry of Transportation engaged consultants to determine key success factors, best practices and the opportunities for further inland container terminal development in the Lower Mainland and the interior of British Columbia, along the northern and southern transportation corridors. The Inland Container Terminal study provides a context and basis for further business case development by private sector or community interests, as market conditions dictate. Link

Pacific Gateway Strategy Action Plan – April 2006

Pacific Gateway Action PlanThe Pacific Gateway Strategy Action Plan identifies infrastructure and complementary policy initiatives required to achieve traffic growth targets and associated economic benefits. Initiatives included are based on consultation with key stakeholders and prior assessments of gateway requirements conducted by other agencies. The Action Plan was developed by an expert Industry Advisory Group. Link

 

BC Ports Strategy – March 2005

BC Ports StrategyThe British Columbia Ports Strategy presents a vision for the port system in 2020, its opportunities and challenges and the goals and strategies needed to achieve the vision. The strategy outlines what all partners need to do to position the ports system to maximize trade and economic growth opportunities for B.C. and Canada. Link