17.2. The Minister shall act as a catalyst and consensus-maker for the promotion of the interests of Greater Montréal, by facilitating dialogue between
(1) the State and the private sector, so that their interventions may complement each other;
(2) private partners, so that their participation in the development of Greater Montréal may intensify and be effected harmoniously;
(3) the Gouvernement du Québec, the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal and the municipalities, so as to foster a unified line of action;
(4) the Gouvernement du Québec and the Government of Canada.
In addition, the Minister shall seek to increase the convergence and effectiveness of the actions taken by local and regional authorities within Greater Montréal. The Minister shall, in collaboration with such authorities, develop mechanisms to simplify the decision-making process for decisions involving the whole of the metropolitan area.
1999, c. 43, s. 7; 2000, c. 56, s. 166.