Transport & Infrastructure

  1. Joe Mavrinac Community Complex is becoming more accessible and environmentally friendly after an investment of over $2.3 million from the federal government’s Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program. The Town of Kirkland Lake is contributing $598,598.
  2. Communities across the country are developing strategies to minimize greenhouse gas emissions, including lowering carbon emissions from public transportation.
  3. The Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, will make an announcement regarding combatting auto-theft.
  4. The Hants County Exhibition Arena is becoming more accessible after a combined investment of $1.1 million from the federal and provincial governments and the West Hants Regional Municipality.
  5. North Bay is upgrading its public transit with a combined investment of more than $4.1 million from the federal government, the provincial government, and the City.
  6. The federal government is investing $1,653,952 through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to support three transit projects. The Government of Ontario is contributing $1,378,155 and the City of North Bay is contributing $1,102,773.
  7. Safe and reliable airports are crucial links to local and regional communities across Canada. Investments in these airports support economic and business development, improve aviation services and safety, and enhance access to Canada’s remote and Indigenous communities.
  8. CALGARY, ALBERTA – The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, on behalf of the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, will make an important announcement about a National School Food Program to ensure more children in Canada receive nutritious food at school.
  9. Media representatives are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead, Bertrand Ménard, Mayor of Richmond, Pierre Tétrault, Prefect of Val-Saint-Francois RCM, and Benoit St-Pierre, President of the Board of Directors of Couvent Mont-Saint-Patrice.
  10. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and MP for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Mathieu Lapointe, Mayor of Carleton-sur-Mer, Daniel Côté, President, RÉGÎM and Philippe Dufort, Président and General Manager, cmētis.
  11. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Laurier—Sainte-Marie, Sameer Zuberi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Luc Rabouin, Borough Mayor for Plateau-Mont-Royal, and Allen Alexandre, Executive Director of the Montreal Afro-Canadian Cultural Centre.
  12. Completed in 1917, the Quebec Bridge remains the cantilever bridge with the longest clear span in the world. The construction of the bridge, primarily intended for rail traffic, aimed to promote the economic development of Quebec City and to connect the city to the Canadian and American railway network.
  13. The federal government announces the conclusion of a retrocession agreement with Canadian National Railway Company (CN) to transfer ownership of the Quebec Bridge back to the Government of Canada.
  14. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Becky Druhan, Nova Scotia Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lunenburg West, and Jerome Tanner, president of the Lunenburg County Wheels board.
  15. Toba Centre for Children & Youth will receive a $3-million investment from the federal government.
  16. Sydney will get a new trail after an investment of $922,054 from the federal government.
  17. Richmond is getting strengthened flood protection infrastructure to reduce the risks from rising sea levels, increasingly severe storms, and climate change, after a combined investment of $13 million from the federal and provincial governments and the City of Richmond.
  18. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Sydney–Victoria, Her Worship Amanda McDougall, Mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, and Stephanie Johnstone-Laurette, Chair of the Washbrook Greenway Coalition.
  19. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canada is barrier-free. This includes a fully accessible transportation system. This is vital to ensure that all Canadians, including those with disabilities, have equal opportunities to contribute and participate fully in society.
  20. The federal government is investing in green and inclusive retrofits for Indigenous education facilities in Kirkland Lake and Temiskaming Shores to convert land in Kirkland Lake into a food forest.
  21. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, the Honourable Kamal Khera, will host a National Air Accessibility Summit to contribute to making air travel accessible for all Canadians.
  22. The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, the Honourable Kamal Khera, will host a National Air Accessibility Summit to contribute to making air travel accessible for all Canadians.
  23. The South Fish Creek Complex will be receiving energy upgrades after a joint investment of more than $1.2 million from the federal government, YMCA Calgary, and the complex partners.
  24. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages; Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Orléans; and Jean-François Born, Chair, MIFO Board of Directors.
  25. Ottawa, Ontario – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, the Honourable Kamal Khera, will host a National Air Accessibility Summit to contribute to making air travel accessible for all Canadians.
  26. Residents will soon enjoy improved access to extensive pathways and community services, thanks to a combined investment of more than $6.8 million from the federal and provincial governments, along with the City of Courtenay.
  27. The Social Development Centre in Alexander First Nation will be retrofitted to become a greener building thanks to the investment of over $678,000 from the federal government.
  28. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, Karine Boivin Roy, Member of Parliament for Anjou-Louis-Riel, and Georges Bourelle, Mayor of Beaconsfield.
  29. Electric vehicles (EVs) will be getting a boost from the hundreds of public EV charging ports that will be installed throughout the Capital Regional District (CRD) after a combined investment of more than $8.7 million from the federal and provincial governments, the CRD, and the City of Victoria.
  30. Today, the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, announced that the value of monetary penalties for violations under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 has been increased from a maximum of $25,000 to a new maximum of $250,000.
  31. The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, will travel to Milan, Italy, to join his G7 counterparts for the Ministerial Meeting on Transportation. 
  32. The federal government is investing $6,184,137 through the Rural Transit Solutions Fund to support 11 public transit projects across rural Saskatchewan.
  33. Le Pignon Bleu will welcome more children for meals served on site, as well as provide other services to underprivileged children and families in Quebec City, thanks to an investment of over $2.3 million by the federal government.
  34. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement along with the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, will make an important announcement about the Government’s effort to protect tenants and preserve affordable rental homes.
  35. Media representatives and the public are invited to an announcement on childcare and affordability by the Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Marc Miller.
  36. The restoration of Indigenous names is important to strengthening Indigenous languages and culture in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to continuing to work with First Nations, Inuit, and Metis on concrete actions that will strengthen Indigenous histories, languages, and cultures that span our coasts.
  37. Haida Gwaii, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Council of the Haida Nation and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Vance Badawey, will make an important announcement related to the name of Sandspit Airport.
  38. A joint investment of more than $45 million from federal, provincial, and local governments will support an increased supply of safe and reliable drinking water, effective wastewater treatment, and cleaner soil for communities across Saskatchewan.
  39. Collective funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) will support 14 project to protect public health across Saskatchewan.
  40. The Band Office and Daycare facilities in Kapawe'no First Nation are receiving energy and facility upgrades after an investment of more than $1.5 million from the federal government.
  41. An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians. Investing in more efficient and resilient supply chains will ensure that Canadian consumers have access to the affordable goods they need, when they need them.
  42. Tonight, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit in green, blue, red, and purple, from sunset to 9 p.m. to recognize the International Day of La Francophonie.
  43. Today, the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, issued this statement on the report published by the Office of the Auditor General on the Government of Canada’s efforts related to the National Trade Corridors Fund:
  44. Today, the Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, announced that Transport Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada will co-host Canada’s first National Air Accessibility Summit, which will take place on May 9, 2024, in Ottawa.
  45. The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, the federal Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Sean Fraser, and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister responsible for the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Region, Andrée Laforest, announce financial contribution of $7,704,060 for the Société de transport du Saguenay (STS). This amount will be used to extend the ecomobility corridor and make public transit more accessible, safer and more comfortable.
  46. Victoria, British Columbia, March 15, 2024 — Ventilation upgrades will ensure students and staff breathe clean air in eight schools across British Columbia, after an investment of $4.2 million from the federal and provincial governments.
  47. Goods by Canadian producers travel long distances to reach global markets and consumers. That’s why stronger and more resilient supply chains increase economic security for all Canadians.
  48. The Government of Canada ensures Canadians have the safest railway systems, in collaboration with local communities and railway companies.
  49. Investing in improving railway safety is important to ensure Canadians benefit from the safest railway systems.
  50. Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, March 5, 2024 — The federal government is investing $150,000 to support public transit studies in three communities.