Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative. 2006. New Dynamics of Global Commerce Demand New Approaches. Dramatic growth of China is forcing all trading nations to adjust, or be left behind.
To establish Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor as the best transportation network facilitating global supply chains between North America and Asia.
In particular, the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative will seek to:
It is a system of transportation infrastructure, including west coast ports, road and rail connections, that reach across Western Canada and into the economic heartlands of North America, as well as major airports and border crossings.
Other immediate measures:
Decisions for investing the remaining $260.8 million.
A long-term strategy for the Gateway’s development.A fast-track consultation and planning process will advance the Initiative.
A successful gateway will attract foreign investment, bring new jobs and skilled workers.
Positioning the Gateway and Corridor to serve the entire North American market allows for economies of scale that will benefit transportation providers, exporters and importers alike.Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative is about strengthening Canada’s position in international commerce …
… to build a more competitive Canada long into the future