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Noise Forums

 

The Noise Management Forums are a series of briefings, presentations, and working groups that will help Pearson work smarter with its communities and collaborate better with industry partners. 

Looking for Meeting Materials?

Not every forum is open to the public, however presentations and other relevant information from all meetings can be accessed by anyone.

See meeting materials from previous Noise Management Forums.

Pearson Public Meetings 

Our neighbours are welcome to attend a public meeting to learn more about airport operations, hear about noise management efforts, and provide feedback to industry partners. Please note that these meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

Meeting format

5:15 pm to 5:45 pm - interactive session

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - virtual public meeting

 This includes presentations and opportunities to ask questions in a group setting.

2021 Public Meetings

  • September 23
  • December 2

Noise Accountability Board 

The Noise Accountability Board (NAB) is an industry working group that helps set the strategic direction of noise management at Pearson, including the delivery of our Noise Management Action Plan, and other initiatives related to airport growth. 

Members include representatives from the GTAA, NAV CANADA, airlines, Transport Canada, provincial government bodies and regional and municipal planning departments.  Some members also attend other forums to hear from members of the community.  

2021 NAB meetings

  • April 6
  • September 14
  • November 23 

Neighbourhood Tables

The Neighbourhood Table provides a forum for community stakeholders who represent residents or ratepayer associations and community groups who have knowledge of and interest in airport operations. 

Topics include updates on our progress toward the Noise Management Action Plan, as well as other initiatives related to airport growth that may result in changes to aircraft noise impacts. 
If your community group/association is impacted by airport noise, and would like to be a part of the Neighbourhood Table, please contact us at community.engagement@gtaa.com

2021 Neighbourhood Tables

  • April 14
  • September 22
  • December 1

Political Briefings

Three times a year, we host Political Briefings for all levels of government on noise management initiatives. Briefings also include progress against our Noise Management Action Plan, and other initiatives related to airport growth that may result in changes to aircraft noise impacts. 

2021 Political Briefings

  • April 13
  • September 21
  • November 30

Community Advisory Committees and Reference Panels 

Called on an ad-hoc basis, these advisory committees and panels offer the opportunity for residents to contribute to the development of airport noise policies for specific elements of the Noise Management Action Plan.

Community-Proposal Review Process

The Community-Proposal Review Process is a formalized way to have community-submitted noise management proposals reviewed by an independent panel of internationally-recognized aviation experts, providing a preliminary, impartial review. The next step is to review criteria and process with the Neighbourhood Table in 2021.  

External Process Audit

Every two years, a third-party review of the airport's activities and progress towards the Noise Management Action Plan will be undertaken and publicly reported. This is currently on pause due to financial constraints. 

If you have any questions about how our noise management forums work, please email us at community.engagement@gtaa.com

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