Developed in consultation with Gateway stakeholders and members the Halifax Gateway Council
’s (HGC) 2010-2015 Strategic Plan: Building the Halifax Gateway highlights the role of the Gateway as a major transportation hub for the movement of goods and people to and from the east coast of North America.
It also recognizes the economic and social benefits of the Halifax Gateway for Canada as a nation and as a key component of Canada’s greater transportation system and network.
To be the preferred eastern Gateway for North America for the economic and social benefit of Canada.
Realizing the Vision
To attain this vision, the Halifax Gateway must be competitive and able to offer shippers and travelers superior service, connections, value and efficiency.
Over the next five years, the Halifax Gateway Council will focus on achieving five overarching goals:
- Ensuring the Halifax Gateway offers efficient transportation networks to meet shipping and travel needs;
- Improving Halifax Gateway infrastructure to capitalize on gateway related business opportunities;
- Ensuring government policy supports gateway development and that barriers to trade and travel are minimized;
- Establishing the Halifax Gateway brand nationally and internationally; and
- Coordinating with the myriad of gateway councils and organizations in Atlantic Canada and supporting the Atlantic Gateway Strategy.