Appointment to the Nanaimo Port Authority

Three-year mandate for Ms. Audrey C. Cope

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Audrey C. Cope of Qualicum Beach, BC to the board of directors of the Nanaimo Port Authority for a term of three years.

Ms. Cope has more than 27 years of experience with a small boat building and design business. She also has almost 30 years in travel consulting and management for organizations such as Atlantic Fellowship Foundation, Qualicum Beach Cruise and Travel, Orca Travel and Marlin Travel. Ms. Cope holds a B.S. in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Quick Fact

  • The Nanaimo Port Authority has the mandate to administer, control, and manage the harbour, waters and foreshore of the Georgia Strait in an area adjacent to Nanaimo, British Columbia.


"The Nanaimo Port Authority will benefit from Ms. Cope's small business experience as well as her valuable insight into travel and tourism. I am so pleased she has agreed to serve on the board of directors."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport

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Nanaimo Port Authority


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SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Ashley Kelahear, Director of Communications, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700

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