Mr. Speaker, in response to (a), the mediation process headed by mediators Hughes and Rooney took place from March 2010 to July 2010 and resulted in two reports to the minister on July 30, 2010. The cost of the process was $372,026.14.
In response to (b), the minister has reviewed the reports and the submissions from the BCMEA and the ILWU.
In response to (c), while recommendations were provided, we are not permitted to disclose such information pursuant to section 21(1)(a) of the Access to Information Act.
In response to (d), to date, no decision has been made regarding the appointment of an industrial inquiry commission.