VANCOUVER, March 29 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Port Authority (VPA) today
announced the formation of the Deltaport Third Berth Project Community Liaison
The purpose of the DCLC is to work with the VPA during the construction
and first year operation of the Deltaport Third Berth Project at Roberts Bank.
The committee will discuss community concerns, develop potential solutions to
address those concerns, and assist in communicating information among the
community, VPA and other port stakeholders.
"The VPA is optimistic about the launch of the Deltaport Third Berth
Project Community Liaison Committee," said Lori Lindahl, Vice President,
Corporate Services, Vancouver Port Authority and the VPA's representative on
the committee. "The committee has an important social mandate and I am sure
the members are ready for the challenges of representing the views of the
The committee's members include residents, representatives from
businesses and community groups, and port stakeholders from Delta.
Collectively, they bring to the table a variety of interests, geographic
representation within Delta and a wealth of expertise and experience, both
technical and social.
For more information on the Deltaport Third Berth Project Community
Liaison Committee, visit
The Port of Vancouver, Canada's Flagship Port is Canada's largest and
most diversified port, trading more than $53 billion in goods with more than
90 trading economies annually. Port activities generate 69,200 jobs in total
with $4 billion in Gross Domestic Product and $8.9 billion in economic output.
For information on the composition of DCLC, please refer to the
Deltaport Third Berth Project Community Liaison Committee (DCLC)
The Deltaport Third Berth Project Community Liaison Committee (DCLC)
consists of 18 individuals representing residents, community associations and
businesses in Delta, as well as port stakeholder groups.
The Deltaport Third Berth Community Liaison Committee is comprised of:
Leslie Abramson, Tsawwassen Resident
Andrew Bak, Tsawwassen First Nation
Steve Bayley, Sunbury Neighbourhood Association
Farida Bishay, Tsawwassen Resident
Robert Butler, Delta Farmers' Institute
Alan Cadwell, Ladner Resident
Teresa Cooper, Ladner Resident
Colin Donaldson, TSI Terminal Systems Inc.
Roger Emsley, Ladner Resident
Byng Giraud, Ladner Resident
Bernita Iversen, Corporation of Delta
Lori Lindahl, Vancouver Port Authority
Linda McKay, Tsawwassen Resident
Clint Morgan, Delta Chamber of Commerce
Carl Nygren, Tsawwassen Resident
Michael Owen, Ladner Resident
Victor Rivers, Tsawwassen Resident
Mike Schneider, Tsawwassen Resident
The purpose of the Committee is to work with the VPA during the
construction and first year operation phase of the third-berth at Deltaport to
identify community concerns, develop potential solutions to address those
concerns and assist in communicating information among the community, VPA and
other port stakeholders.
To find out more about the DCLC, visit the VPA web site at
For further information:
For further information: Anne McMullin, Director, Corporate
Communications and Public Affairs, Vancouver Port Authority, (604) 665-9069
(office), (604) 665-9073 (fax), (778) 231-6978 (cellular),
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