Transport Canada

  1. 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.
  2. This week, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, took part in the 41st Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly, which runs from September 27 to October 7, 2022, at ICAO headquarters in Montréal.
  3. Indigenous Peoples and coastal communities have had traditional and cultural ties with Canada’s oceans and waterways for generations. The next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan will continue to build on opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and coastal communities to collaboratively protect, preserve, and restore our oceans and waterways.
  4. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued this statement today on World Maritime Day
  5. The war in Ukraine has had devastating impacts on its people, transportation infrastructure and critical trade routes for a range of goods, affecting the safety, security, and prosperity of Ukrainian citizens.
  6. Aviation is vital to Canada's economy, to creating good jobs and to connecting Canadians. The Government of Canada, in partnership with the aviation industry, is committed to taking concrete action to meet its climate goals and ensure that Canadians have an efficient and environmentally friendly transportation system.
  7. Canada is playing a leadership role as delegates from around the world come together to secure the highest possible standards in global aviation, and make air transportation more clean, safe, and secure.
  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 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.
  9. As the second largest country in the world, Canada’s airports help ensure communities stay connected from coast to coast to coast. On top of this, local airports also support essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue, and forest fire response.
  10. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, highlighted the launch of Rail Safety Week 2022, which runs until September 25. This national annual event increases awareness of safety around railway property and trains.
  11. Canadians rely on safe and well-maintained local and regional airports to keep communities connected across the country. These airports also support essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue, and forest fire response.
  12. 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:
  13. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued the following statement: “The last two years have shown us how important it is to have strong and resilient supply chains that remain strong in the face of unexpected disruptions, such as severe weather or a global pandemic
  14. 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.
  15. Canadians have been clear that they want faster, greener passenger rail service - and the Government of Canada is committed to making this a reality.
  16. 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 announcement on the Government of Canada’s commitment to improve passenger rail service in Southwestern Ontario.
  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 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.
  18. As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to keep communities safe, and ensure the air sector is well-positioned to rebound.
  19. As Canada’s air sector works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure are crucial to keeping travellers, workers, and communities safe.
  20. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Annie Koutrakis, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s funding support of airport recovery in Calgary. Parliamentary Secretary Koutrakis will be joined by George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, and Bob Sartor, President and CEO, The Calgary Airport Authority.
  21. The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Annie Koutrakis, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s funding support of airport recovery in Saskatoon. Parliamentary Secretary Koutrakis will be joined by Andrew Leeming, Vice President of Operational Excellence, Saskatoon Airport Authority.
  22. Safe and reliable air transportation links are crucial to keep supply chains strong and resilient across Canada’s North. Investments in essential air services will ensure northern and remote communities remain connected and supported with access to essential goods and health services when they need it most.
  23. IQALUIT, NUNAVUT — Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Terry Beech, alongside Deputy Minister of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs of the Government of Nunavut, Jimi Onalik, will announce funding related to air access for remote communities in Nunavut.
  24. 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.
  25. Canadians have been clear that they expect a healthy environment, with clean waters and clean air—and the Government of Canada is committed to achieving these results.
  26. This notice is to inform all mariners about temporary vessel traffic restrictions during an expected increase in the number of people using the St. Clair River for the Port Huron Float Down event on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  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 the continued progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  34. 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.
  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 traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. This week is National Drowning Prevention Week—an opportunity to reflect on the importance of practising safe boating habits that help prevent drownings.
  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 update today on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times and congestion at Canadian airports.
  50. 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.