Aggregate Round Table

Towards a Long-Term Aggregate Strategy for Ontario

Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, Ontario
January 26th, 2006


The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario hosted a one-day meeting Aggregate Round Table: Towards a Long-Term Aggregate Strategy for Ontario in Toronto, Ontario on January 26th, 2006.

The purpose of the Aggregate Round Table was:

  • To enable a dialogue among key stakeholders about the need for and possible components of a long-term aggregate strategy for Ontario.

The Round Table brought together over thirty stakeholders representing a broad range of organizations involved in the aggregate sector, including representatives from industry, provincial and municipal government, and non-government organizations. The Round Table agenda is attached as Appendix A and the list of participants at the meeting is included in Appendix B.

Key materials provided to participants for the Round Table included a Consolidated Statement of Facts which was circulated to those who registered prior to the meeting, and a Participant Workbook, containing the Round Table agenda and discussion questions.

This Summary Report was prepared by Lura Consulting, third-party facilitators for the Aggregate Round Table. The report captures the key outcomes and discussion highlights from the meeting. Sections 2 – 4 of the report provide an overview of the context, format and key inputs for the Round Table. Section 5 presents a summary of the discussion on twelve discussion statements that provided the focus for dialogue at the meeting. Finally, Appendix C contains detailed participant feedback on the twelve discussion statements.

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