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Summary of proceedings

11 Dec 2015

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS: NORTHERN TRANSPORTION SYMPOSIUM November 24th, 2015 SMITHERS, BC December 1, 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On November 24, 2015, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the First Nations Health Authority co-hosted the Northern Transportation Symposium to engage with First Nations leadership, community members and local government representatives to help identify saf [...] Expansion of Services Northern Health Connections – improved service to include the following: o Revise policy to allow parents to take young children with them onto the bus when the parents have out-of-town appointments; o More coordination with hospitals / doctors regarding discharge times (medical and detox); o Expanded hours; o Increase the communities that it accesses; o Social media app to [...] Have regular and on-going service of smaller shuttle buses to the First Nation communities and municipalities; and, to include the town of Houston on the route. [...] Collaboration within and between rural/ remote communities and urban centres to provide transportation services to and from community events within community and held in urban centres ie. [...] Greyhound & Rail Services have to be brought in to ‘re-visit’ whether they are meeting the needs of the Northern Region.
transportation roads transportation and state local transit
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Ottawa, Ontario

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