Toronto Port Authority (TPA) Board Chairman Mark McQueen will be speaking at the Toronto Region Board of Trade on October 21, 2013. Porter Airlines has proposed to bring commercial jets to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and extend its runway. McQueen will:

  • Discuss how the TPA will assess Porter’s proposal, should it be approved by Toronto City Council
  • Explore the key social, environmental and economic factors that will influence the TPA’s decision
  • Provide an update of pending regulatory developments that will impact Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport regardless of City Council’s ruling on commercial jets

McQueen will be available to speak to the media following his remarks.

Event details:
When: October 21, 2013
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Place: Toronto Region Board of Trade 77 Adelaide St. West 4th Floor Ballroom Toronto, ON

About the Toronto Port Authority ( The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) owns and operates Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, the Port of Toronto (Terminals 51 and 52), and Toronto’s Outer Harbour Marina. In addition to moving more than two million passengers through the airport in 2012, the Port Authority provides transportation, distribution, storage and container services to businesses at the Port, and owns and operates Toronto’s largest freshwater marina. The Toronto Port Authority was incorporated on June 8, 1999 as a government business enterprise under the Canada Marine Act as the successor to the Toronto Harbour Commissioners. SOURCE Toronto Port Authority