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Milton Logistics Hub Project to hold a panel orientation session

March 1 and 2, 2017 in Milton

A CN intermodal transport truck operates at the Brampton Intermodal terminal.

February 16, 2017 — The Review Panel for the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project will be holding a panel orientation session on March 1 and 2, 2017 in Milton, Ontario.

The Panel has invited representatives of the federal, provincial and municipal governments to present their respective mandates and areas of expertise in relation to the project and its potential environmental effects. The proponent will be presenting on its regulatory role with respect to CN Police. The Panel will question presenters regarding the role of their organizations in the joint review process. There will be no presentations about the proposed project and its potential effects at the orientation session.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the session in person. Although there will be no opportunity for the public to ask questions during the session, questions for the Panel’s consideration may be sent by email to

The panel orientation session will be webcast live. A link to the webcast is provided in the table below. Following the session, transcripts of the proceedings will be posted on the online public registry, reference number 80100.

Details of the panel orientation session


Wednesday, March 1, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Holiday Inn Milton
2750 High Point Drive
Milton, ON

Thursday, March 2, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Holiday Inn Milton
2750 High Point Drive
Milton, ON

Webcast – March 1 at 9:30 a.m. and March 2 at 9:30 a.m.

The Proposed Project
The Canadian National Railway Company is proposing the construction and operation of a logistics hub, designed to transfer containers between trucks and railcars. The project would be located in Milton, Ontario on 400-acres of CN-owned land, and would include a railway yard with more than 20 km of track.

For questions or information, please contact:
Review Panel for the Milton Logistics Hub Project
c/o Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Place Bell Canada
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0941