Transport Canada

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Name: Transport Canada
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

Air Canada cracks down on oversized carry-ons

MONTREAL -- Air Canada has begun a trial program at Toronto's Pearson International Airport to ensure that carry-on baggage can fit into overhead bins.The airline has posted additional staff at the domestic and transborder departure areas at Pearson to ... [Published CTV News - 38 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Runway 14/32 Ready for Take-off

The Ottawa International Airport Authority is pleased to announce that the reconstruction of Runway 14/32 has finished on-time and on-budget. The $30 million project, which was funded by the Airport Improvement Fee, started on May 20th, 2014 and was completed ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Air North flight attendants take job action

Canada News »MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta has admitted to the murder of Chinese student Jun Lin and all the other criminal charges he is facing, the judge hearing the …OXFORD COUNTY, Ont. - A massive search is continuing this morning in a rural area ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mitsubishi recalls several models in Canada

Mitsubishi is now recalling 49,227 vehicles in Canada to fix a bad drive belt. Affected models include: Mitsubishi Lancer (2008-2011);Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (2008-2011);Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart (2008-2011);Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback (2009-201 ... [Published Auto123.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Aircraft had history of landing gear problems

TIMMINS -The passenger aircraft that made an emergency landing in Timmins Friday night has a history of landing gear problems, according to information obtained from Transport Canada.The federal agency reports this same plane had landing gear problems ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Air Canada pilots warned: No porn in cockpit

(London Daily Mail) A Canadian airline has sent a warning to its pilots to stop bringing pornographic material into the cockpit.In an internal bulletin to staff, Air Canada threatened to sack and/or pursue criminal charges against pilots who were caught ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lasers endangering flights near YVR

VANCOUVER — They’ve gone from being used in public speaking presentations, to potentially endangering people’s lives.There are renewed calls to enact legislation against lasers being used near airports, after three flights originating and landing at the ... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Timmins plane has history of landing gear issues

By LEN GILLISlen.gillis@sunmedia.caThe airplane involved in a close-call emergency landing incident in Timmins Friday night, has a history of landing gear problems, The Timmins Times has learned.The airplane, registration C-FEYT, is a twin-engine Beech ... [Published Timmins Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

For inefficiency, this agency gives us the full monty

Reasonable people can disagree over the size of the state. Whatever its size, we want the state to be effective.Despite a lot of anti-government rhetoric, many government programs are efficient. Some, however, are not. Although readers will cast mental ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

GO Transit in the dark on details of dangerous goods shipments

GO Transit doesn’t know the details of dangerous goods being moved on tracks alongside its passenger trains, the Star has learned.Nor was the transit agency certain of its role or capabilities during a potential disaster when the Star inquired earlier ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Transport Canada orders city to pull ‘no wake zone’ buoys from channel

Boaters navigating through Cameron Narrows will notice the absence of city’s ‘No Wake Zone’ buoys between the mainland and Coney Island.The buoys were installed by the city earlier this summer at the request of waterfront residents in an effort to reduce ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

No sign of plane that flew under Ottawa bridge: Transport Canada

Transport Canada said after a comprehensive investigation it has yet to identify a floatplane that flew under the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge in August.The takeoff manoeuvre from the Ottawa River, caught on video on the morning of Aug. 2, was not technically ... [Published CBC - Sep 23 2014]

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...tank cars built to the safest design standard," said Greenbrier Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William Furman in a prepared statement. "It is now PHMSA's time to act by issuing a substantial and workable final rule."
...My thanks to the entire team that made it happen" said Mark Laroche, Airport Authority President and CEO. He added, "once again, our community has supported a very important and necessary project. We know some communities were adversely affected by aircraft noise due to the closure of Runway 14/32. I would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding now that operations are returning to normal"
"While it is impossible to eliminate all risk of accidents, it is our industry's responsibility to offer a safer tank car alternative. We are confident that the design features identified as 'Option 2' in the NPRM will lead to safer transport of flammable liquids at any speed" said Greg Saxton, ‎Senior Vice President & Chief Engineer at Greenbrier
...vehicles around them even while stopped at an intersection," says Ryan Michel , senior vice president and chief risk officer for Allstate Canada. "Drivers think that when they're stopped at a red light or in bumper to bumper traffic moving slowly, it's a safe time to check their phone or send a quick text.  You send your text, the light changes to green and you see the change with your peripheral vision. You react by automatically accelerating, unaware that the vehicle in front of you hasn't started to move yet."

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Air North flight attendants take job action [Published MSN Canada - Sep 29 2014]
Air North flight attendants take job action [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 29 2014]
Aircraft had history of landing gear problems [Published Timmins Daily Press - Sep 29 2014]
Air Canada pilots warned: No porn in cockpit [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 28 2014]
Lasers endangering flights near YVR [Published Global News Canada - Sep 28 2014]
B.C. RCMP investigating after lasers hit 3 diff... [Published CTV News - Sep 27 2014]
Timmins plane has history of landing gear issues [Published Timmins Times - Sep 27 2014]
For inefficiency, this agency gives us the full... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 27 2014]
Lasers pointed at Calgary pilots in Ottawa [Published 660 News - Sep 26 2014]
Wasaya Continues Re-organization Efforts [Published NetNewsledger.com - Sep 26 2014]
Stop displaying porn in the cockpits, airline t... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
Coalition to march and rally against Harper’s P... [Published Council of Canadians - Sep 26 2014]
Air Canada forced to warn pilots they could be ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 26 2014]
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Soldiers taking Viagra and how Canada feels abo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 14 2014]
Sexual dysfunction in the Canadian military is such a sensitive topic for the Harper government that federal officials have stamped all information related to it as a cabinet secret, something not to be revealed to the public. And there are other subjects ...
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Across its various plants, McCain Foods is capable of pumping out a million pounds of French fries an hour. In all, McCain makes one-third of all the world’s frozen fries. That production requires a huge amount of potatoes, which McCain draws from both ...
NEWS: Transport Canada response to Resolute cra... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Sep 02 2014]
The Transport Safety Board has called on Transport Canada to take action to reduce the number of unstable aircraft approaches that continue on to landing attempts.The recommendation, released Sept. 2, is the TSB’s take on Transport Canada’s response to ...
Voluntary approach to address recommendation fr... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Sep 02 2014]
GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's response to Recommendation A14-01, made following the release of the investigation report (A11H0002) into the 20 August ...
Union wants charges dropped against railway emp... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 29 2014]
MONTREAL — The union and lawyers representing two railway employees accused in the Lac-Megantic disaster are urging the Crown to drop the charges in light of recent findings by the Transportation Safety Board. Engineer Tom Harding, railway traffic controller ...
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