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(as on: Sunday, May 27, 2018)
Ministry:  NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT AND MINES
Agency:  OWEN SOUND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LIMITED
Agency URL:  www.ontarioferries.com
Address:  RR 5 Owen Sound ONT N4K 5N7
Tel.:  (519) 376-8740
Fax:  n/a

Background:  Business Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.16; O.C. 2486/2001
Period:  N/A - N/A
Type:  OPE

Prerogative:  Mandatory Legislation; Minister's Letter

Function:  The corporation's mandate is to provide safe, efficient and reliable ferry transportation in Ontario. The OSTC operates two seasonal vehicle and passenger ferry, the M.S. Chi-Cheemaun between the ports of Tobermory, on the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island, and the M.V. Niska I vessel on the Moose River between the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory Island. The OSTC also operates the Pelee Island Transportation ferry and air service under a contract for the Ministry of Transportation.

Membership:  Articles of the corporation require a minimum of one to a maximum of twelve directors. Directors are elected by the Minister as the sole shareholder of the corporation. The number of directors is currently set at seven.

Term:  Directors are appointed for a term of up to three years and are eligible for reappointment.

Meetings:  There are no fixed number of meetings. The board meets as required for the conduct of business.

Requirements:  Directors are residents of Ontario and a majority of the directors are residents of geographic areas served by the ferry service, plus those requirements imposed by the Business Corporations Act.

ONTARIO GOVERNMENT APPOINTEES
No.   POSITION      MEMBER NAME       TENURE     REMUNERATION    LOCATION  
1.CHAIR (PART-TIME)HOPKINS, BARNEY L.01-Apr-2002 - 31-May-2019EXPENSESTOBERMORY
2.VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME)GREENWAY, JOHN01-Apr-2007 - 31-May-2020EXPENSESSOUTH BAYMOUTH
3.MEMBER (PART-TIME)BROWN, 
MARTIN GARFIELD (GARY)
01-Jul-2005 - 30-Jun-2019EXPENSESSOUTH BAYMOUTH
4.MEMBER (PART-TIME)CAULFEILD-BROWNE, 
GEORGE WILLIAM (BILL)
15-Jun-2012 - 30-Jun-2019EXPENSESTOBERMORY
5.MEMBER (PART-TIME)JOHNSON, FAYE09-Mar-2018 - 08-Mar-2021OPS EMPLOYEESAULT STE MARIE
6.MEMBER (PART-TIME)UNDERWOOD, ANDY09-Mar-2018 - 08-Mar-2021EXPENSESOWEN SOUND