Transport Canada

  1. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the actions being taken to ease congestion at Canada’s airports, reduce wait times and delays and help keep travellers moving.
  2. The Government of Canada recognizes that underwater noise can have a significant impact on marine mammals, including endangered species such as the North Atlantic right whale and the Southern Resident killer whale.
  3. Underwater noise from boats can negatively impact the marine environment and vulnerable marine mammals— including species like the endangered Southern Resident killer whales. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in new technologies that will help reduce underwater noise from vessels on Canada’s waters.
  4. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the continued action and progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and delays across Canadian airports.
  5. No community should ever have to experience what Lac-Mégantic experienced on July 6, 2013. The Government of Canada is committed to completing the rail bypass, which will mark a new beginning for the people of the region. This process must be done by continuing to work collaboratively with people in the community and keeping them informed every step of the way.
  6. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the continued action and progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and delays across Canadian airports.
  7. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the continued progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  8. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times at Canadian airports.
  9. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  10. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, alongside Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, announced over $384 million in funding to strengthen marine safety as part of the next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan.
  11. Transport Canada’s top priority in the rail sector is the safety of Canadians and their communities. That is why we are putting in place additional measures to protect all Canadians who live and work along rail lines and reduce the risk of serious accidents.
  12. Canadians are proud of our oceans. With the longest coastline in the world, marine and coastal areas are essential to our livelihoods and economy right across the country. Since it was launched in 2016, the Oceans Protection Plan has strengthened protections for our coasts and wildlife, improved marine safety, and advanced partnerships with Indigenous communities.
  13. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, Mike Kelloway, will announce funding under the Oceans Protection Plan.
  14. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Member of Parliament for Saint-John—Rothesay, Wayne Long, will announce funding under the Oceans Protection Plan.
  15. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times at Canadian airports.
  16. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada’s trade corridors to keep our supply chains moving, strengthen our economy, and make sure Canadians get the goods they need on time.
  17. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times at Canadian airports.
  18. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an important funding announcement to support trade corridors. Minister Alghabra will be joined by Mayor Amarjeet Sohi and Tom Ruth, President and CEO of the Edmonton International Airport.
  19. Canadians rely on safe and well-maintained local and regional airports to keep their communities connected. These airports also support essential air services including air ambulance services, search and rescue, forest fire response, and delivering essential goods to communities. As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our airports continue to be crucial to maintain the safety and security of our transportation sector.
  20. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s funding in support of airport recovery in Prince George. Gordon Duke, President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority will also provide remarks.
  21. Canadians rely on safe and well-maintained local and regional airports to support vibrant communities. These airports also support essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue, and forest fire response.
  22. This week is National Drowning Prevention Week—an opportunity to reflect on the importance of practising safe boating habits that help prevent drownings.
  23. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  24. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s funding in support of airport recovery in Kamloops. His Worship Ken Christian, Mayor of the City of Kamloops and President and Chair of the Kamloops Airport Authority Society, will also provide remarks.
  25. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  26. Canada’s supply chain is still feeling the impacts of the pandemic and the Government of Canada is committed to addressing this by strengthening Canada’s supply chains and trade corridors, which will grow the economy and mitigate global inflation.
  27. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, is making an important announcement about new funding to improve rail safety and efficiency in Regina and southern Saskatchewan. The announcement will take place at Intermobil, a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal connecting southern Saskatchewan to global markets.
  28. The Government of Canada is committed to addressing climate change, improving Canada’s railways, and strengthening trade corridors, which support our supply chains, help grow our economy, and create good, middle-class jobs.
  29. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra and Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North will make an important funding announcement at the CN Intermodal Terminal.
  30. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that supply chains at Canadian ports are resilient, to help grow our economy and to create good, middle-class jobs.
  31. WINDSOR, ONTARIO – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion and Member of Parliament for Windsor—Tecumseh, Irek Kusmierczyk, will make an important funding announcement for the Essex Terminal Railway Company / Morterm Limited.
  32. Canadians have made it clear that they want clean air, good jobs and lower bills. The Government of Canada continues to deliver on these priorities by making zero-emission vehicles more affordable that help reduce pollution, create more well-paying jobs, and build a cleaner world for generations to come.
  33. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  34. Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for London North Centre, Peter Fragiskatos, will make an important national announcement in London on Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicles.
  35. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  36. The safety of Canada’s road users is a priority for the Government of Canada, and that starts with the safe transportation of our school children.
  37. The Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, made the following statement today to mark the ninth anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy:
  38. The Government of Canada is taking action to further improve the safety and security of Canada’s rail system, especially in light of the impacts of climate change and severe weather on railway operations.
  39. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  40. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada’s trade corridors, which support our supply chains, help grow our economy and ensure its recovery, while creating good, middle-class jobs.
  41. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Vice President, Chief Technology and Information Officer of NAV CANADA, Mark Cooper, will make an important funding announcement regarding investments in air traffic control infrastructure in Canada.
  42. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, announced that Transport Canada is transferring management of the Burlington Canal Piers to the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority on July 2, 2022.
  43. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, the Honourable Karina Gould, the Member of Parliament for Hamilton East–Stoney Creek, Chad Collins, and the President and CEO of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority, Ian Hamilton, will make an important announcement on the future of the Burlington Canal Piers.
  44. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada’s trade corridors, which support our supply chains, help grow our economy and ensure its recovery, and create good, middle-class jobs.
  45. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports.
  46. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, local Members of Parliament, and the President and CEO of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority, Ian Hamilton, will make an important funding announcement at the Port of Oshawa.
  47. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued this statement today on new regulations by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to ensure Canadians’ interests are protected when they travel by air:
  48. Today is Day of the Seafarer—an excellent way to recognize what seafarers do for all Canadians and to express our gratitude.
  49. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports.
  50. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced the launch of a new request for proposal to support the development of propulsion improving devices, specifically aimed at reducing underwater noise generated by propellers.