PortsToronto is a federal public authority and we’re committed to openness and transparency. As part of this commitment, we post executive correspondence with our various stakeholders online so you can see what we’re doing.

Our Board of Directors and CEO correspond with the Toronto community and legislators, among others. Feel free to take a look around and see who we’ve been talking to and what we’ve been saying.

PortsToronto CEO Geoffrey Wilson presentation to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding Bill C-23.

May 17, 2017
On May 17, 2017, PortsToronto was invited to present to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding Bill C-23. Billy Bishop Airport was among the transportation facilities named in a March 2016 bilateral agreement to be included in an expanded preclearance program, and PortsToronto is currently working with the Federal Government to bring U.S. preclearance to the airport to enable passengers to clear U.S. customs in Toronto to further enhance the convenience and efficiency of our facility. Fore more information on preclearance at Billy Bishop Airport please read the remarks below that were delivered by PortsToronto CEO, Geoffrey Wilson. 
 

Letter in response to Mary Anderson

Jun 30, 2015
Letter in response to Ward’s Island resident, Mary Anderson, from PortsToronto CEO Geoffrey Wilson regarding ferry service to Toronto Island.

Letter to Interim Councillor Ceta Ramkhalawansingh

Oct 23, 2014
Letter from Mark McQueen, Chairman, Toronto Port Authority responding to Interim Councillor Ceta Ramkhalawansingh regarding Possible Improvements to Eireann Quay / Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Jul 22, 2014
Letter from TPA President & CEO Geoffrey Wilson to Deputy City Manager John Livey regarding infrastructure improvements to address access and congestion in City-owned area around BBTCA.

Letter to Ministers Oliver and Lebel

May 30, 2014
Letter from TPA Chairman Mark McQueen to the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minster of Infrastructure, regarding infrastructure improvements to address access and congestion in City-owned area around BBTCA. 

Letter to Brian Iler

May 21, 2014
Letter from Geoffrey Wilson in response to correspondence regarding terms for Directors of the TPA Board.

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Apr 15, 2014
Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey Confirming the TPA’s Intent to Undertake Activities in Response to the City’s Requests Relating to the Porter Proposal and Future Scale of the Airport.

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Feb 27, 2014
Letter from TPA President & CEO Geoffrey Wilson to Deputy City Manager John Livey regarding the Porter Proposal and operational commitments, scope and vision for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport should the Proposal be approved.

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Feb 27, 2014
Letter from TPA President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson to Deputy City Manager John Livey regarding the Porter Proposal and the Environmental Assessment for the proposed runway.

Op-ed by Geoffrey Wilson

Feb 18, 2014
Op-ed by TPA President & CEO, Geoffrey Wilson that appeared in the Toronto Star on Tuesday February 18, 2014.

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Jan 24, 2014
Letter to City of Toronto Deputy City Manager John Livey from TPA President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson regarding Porter Airlines' proposal for use of the Bombardier CS100 jet aircraft at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Ministers Flaherty and Lebel

Jan 20, 2014
Letter from TPA Chairman Mark McQueen to Honourable James Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and Honourable Denis Lebel, Minster of Infrastructure, regarding the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport enhance utilization proposal.

Letter to Janet Leiper

Dec 18, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Janet Leiper, Integrity Commissioner, City of Toronto regarding Adam vaugham

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Nov 07, 2013
Letter from TPA President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson to City of Toronto Deputy City Manager John Livey regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Brian Iler

Oct 07, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson to Brian Iler regarding Mr. Iler's September 30 article on The Bulletin website.

Letter to Councillor David Shiner

Oct 04, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor David Shiner regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Deputy City Manager John Livey

Sep 11, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson, to Deputy City Manager (Toronto) John Livey regarding the proposal from Porter Airlines to expand operations at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and the request to attend September 19, 2013 town hall meeting.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Aug 29, 2013
Letter to from Toronto Port Authority (TPA) Chairman, Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding TPA and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letters to Concillors Carroll and Perks

Jul 11, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillors Carroll and Perks regarding  Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Marine Exclusion Zone.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Jul 10, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority (TPA) Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding TPA and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Councillor McMahon

May 02, 2013
Letter to Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. 

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Apr 23, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman, Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding Toronto Port Authority and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Brian Iler

Apr 22, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority President and Chief Executive Officer, Geoffrey Wilson, to CommunityAIR Chair Brian Iler. 

Letter to Mayor Rob Ford

Apr 19, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Board Chair, Mark McQueen, to Mayor Rob Ford regarding the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Marine Exclusion Zone.

Letter to Mayor Rob Ford

Apr 09, 2013
Letter from TPA Board Chair, Mark McQueen, to Mayor Rob Ford regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Honourable Denis Lebel

Mar 28, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Honourable Denis Lebel regarding TPA's Federal Accountability

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Mar 08, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Hon. Glen Murray

Mar 07, 2013
Letter from Toronto Port Authority Chairman Mark McQueen to Honourable Glen Murray regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to MP Olivia Chow

Feb 28, 2013
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to MP Olivia Chow regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes.

Letter to Mayor Rob Ford

Feb 13, 2013
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford, regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Nov 29, 2012
Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen  regarding the Toronto Port Authority Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Nov 13, 2012
Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen regarding the Toronto Port Authority Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Brian Iler

Apr 26, 2012
Letter to Brian Iler from Toronto Port Authority President and CEO Geoffrey Wilson regarding April 3, 2012 correspondence.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Mar 23, 2012
Letter TPA Board TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Sep 13, 2011
Letter from regarding to TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding August 31, 2011 letter.

Letter to Nick Greer

May 27, 2011
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to NAV CANADA Chairman of the Board, Nick Greer, regarding reports of a CF-18 performing a "touch-and-go"at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on May 8, 2011.

Letter to The Honourable Peter MacKay

May 27, 2011
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to the Minister of National Defense, Peter MacKay, regarding reports of a CF-18 performing a "touch-and-go"at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on May 8, 2011.

Letter to Mayor Rob Ford

Mar 25, 2011
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Mayor Rob Ford regarding Harbourfront Centre's funding shortfall. 

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Dec 01, 2010
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan thanking him for his participation in the public consultation regarding the draft environmental assessment report released by the TPA that reviewed the proposed pedestrian tunnel to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Oct 31, 2010
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding October 5, 2010 interview on CFRB 1010.

Letter to Mayor David Miller

May 14, 2010
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Mayor David Millar regarding the concept of constructing four ice pads on the Lower Don Lands. 

Letter to Councillor Adam Vaughan

Aug 31, 2009
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Councillor Adam Vaughan regarding August 27, 2009 open letter to <em>Residents of Ward 20.</em>

Letter to The Honourable Peter MacKay

Aug 19, 2009
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to the Minister of National Defense, Peter MacKay, regarding reports of Airbus 310 training flights conducted by the Canadian Armed Forces over the Toronto City Centre Airport (now Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport).

Letter to Mayor David Miller

Aug 14, 2009
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Mayor David Miller regarding the concept of constructing a pedestrian tunnel between the mainland and the Toronto City Centre Airport (now Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport).

Letter to Honourable Minister George Smitherman

Aug 13, 2009
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure , George Smitherman, to follow up on June 2, 2009 letter regarding the concept of constructing a pedestrian tunnel between the mainland and the Toronto City Centre Airport (now Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport).&nbsp;&nbsp;

Letter to Mayor David Miller

Jul 28, 2009
Letter from TPA Board Chairman Mark McQueen to Mayor David Miller to follow up on written and electronic correspondence between December 2008 and July 2009.