Transport Canada

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Name: Transport Canada
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 3 reports

Harbour Gate Ends Well

11:31 AM by We've learned the access point on the East Side will stay open for good.(Owen Sound) -It appears the gate on the east side of the harbour in Owen Sound will remain open.Bruce Grey Owen Sound MP Larry Miller has heard from Transport Canada ... [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - 33 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Transport Canada critical of Nova Bus recall - Ottawa

Transport Canada says the company manufacturing buses subject to a recall should have told Gatineau’s STO and other transit agencies about it sooner than they did. Nova Bus is fixing faulty alternators in some 1,500 transit buses in Canada, 68 of them ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Pickering Lands

The encompass approximately 18,600 acres of land in Pickering, Markham and Uxbridge (56 kilometres northeast of downtown Toronto). The lands were acquired by the Government of Canada in 1972 for a future airport. Transport Canada is responsible for the ... [Published Government of Canada - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Nova Scotia to seek assurances on rail line's safety from Transport Canada

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's transportation minister says he will seek assurances from Transport Canada that a rail line through the province's northeast and Cape Breton is safe.Geoff MacLellan says although the province is the regulator of the line it contracts ... [Published Squamish Chief - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Pearson Airport overnight flights draw noise complaints

Marg Evans is used to having her nightly meetings with the Sandman ruined, but it’s not rowdy neighbours, screaming children or pesky pets keeping her up at night.Instead, thundering jets carrying travellers to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 11 reports

Corporate Profits Trumped Public Safety in Lac Mégantic

The Lac Mégantic oil train derailment that killed 47 people and nearly destroyed a small town was caused by a series of government and industry failures, according to an investigation released Tuesday. This "accident waiting to happen," observers note, ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Health Care Foundation steps up for helipad upgrades

Foundation commits to raising $160,000 for safety and single-engine upgradesclick to enlargefile photo by clare ogilviehelipad funding The Whistler Health Care Foundation has announced it will contribute $160,000 to the upgrade of the helipad connected ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Media Advisory ? Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport

Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Jean Lessard, President of Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport Corporation, to announce Government of Canada support ... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Groundbreaking ceremony for ION on August 21

Waterloo Region – Regional Chair Ken Seiling and members of Regional Council welcome Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener–Waterloo and Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Communities, as well as the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario ... [Published Government of Canada - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

NP says CN, CP hear TSB pan Transport Canada, MM

The National Post reports in its Wednesday, Aug. 20, edition that a Transportation Safety Board (TSB) report, released Tuesday, says many factors contributed to the train derailment that left 47 people dead last summer. The Post's Sue Montgomery writes ... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 5 reports

Lac-Mégantic report condemns Transport Canada

CHRONIC negligence by Canada's transport regulator has been identified by the country's accident investigator as the primary underlying cause of the derailment and explosion of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MM&A) crude oil train at Lac-Mégantic, ... [Published International Railway Journal - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Canadian report faults train regulators

WASHINGTON — The runaway train that exploded into a small Quebec village last year was operated by a small regional railroad that cut corners on safety to save money, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said in its final report on the accident that ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 20 2014]

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"A radical change of philosophy must be implemented without further delay. Transparency and accountability must take precedence starting with full public disclosure of the Railroads self regulated Safety Managements System (SMS). And, in addition, full public disclosure of Government Safety Audits and the resultant response of the Railroad to address any noted deficiencies" says Rex Beatty, President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference
"I have to build a team of experts to sit down and really look at the details within that plan and ensure that it still meets the needs of our community today and the capacities of our responders" he said
"Our brother sailors from Turkey came on board this Flag of Convenience vessel to work and earn a living. To be left without food is barbaric and beyond comprehension" said James Given, President, S I U of Canada, in a news release
...20, 2014. "Many of these investigations would have benefitted from a recording of crew communications immediately prior to the accident."

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Teamsters' reaction to the TSB report on the La... [Published Canada NewsWire - 30 mins ago]
Harbour Gate Ends Well [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - 33 mins ago]
Moncton to review hazardous goods plan, fire ch... [Published CBC - 53 mins ago]
Report on Burlington airpark groundwater met wi... [Published My Kawartha - 1 hour ago]
Tug construction contract awarded to Bracewell ... [Published Canadian Sailings - 1 hour ago]
12 Turkish sailors stranded on ship in Quebec a... [Published CBC - 2 hours ago]
Rail audit backed [Published Recorder and Times - 2 hours ago]
They sound like pests. And can be just as pesky. [Published CBC - 2 hours ago]
Transport Canada critical of Nova Bus recall - ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
Salmon Spectacular has Started [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - 5 hours ago]
Lise Ravary: In Montreal, a tale of two disappo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 5 hours ago]
Transport Canada critical of Nova Bus recall [Published CBC - 6 hours ago]
Wrongful death lawsuit filed over train collision [Published Whitewood Herald - 8 hours ago]
Council Matters - August 20, 2014 [Published Noodls - 14 hours ago]
LAC-MEGANTIC: Botched engine repair triggered f... [Published HazMat Management - 17 hours ago]
Town to investigate costs, locations, opportuni... [Published Sylvan Lake News - 18 hours ago]
Maple Bay boat evictions rescinded [Published Cowichan News Leader - 19 hours ago]
TSB 'encouraged' by some rail safety action, pu... [Published Canadian Underwriter - 20 hours ago]
Pickering Lands [Published Government of Canada - 21 hours ago]
Harbour gate open for derby [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 21 hours ago]
Canada's Transport Minister engages with Toront... [Published Reliance Trust - 21 hours ago]
Oil in Canada: Crude errors [Published The Economist - 21 hours ago]
S.I.U. of Canada Contributes Funds to Feed Hung... [Published Canada NewsWire - 21 hours ago]
Nova Scotia to seek assurances on rail line's s... [Published Squamish Chief - 22 hours ago]
Harbour Access in Owen Sound [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - 22 hours ago]
Major US car seat recall: Important note to Can... [Published Today's Parent - 23 hours ago]
Aug. 21: Rail, rules and responsibility – and m... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 21 2014]
Corporate Profits Trumped Public Safety in Lac ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 21 2014]
Who would have thought [Published Suburban Guerilla - Aug 21 2014]
Transport Canada Grants STC For Pilatus PC-12 H... [Published Aero-News Network - Aug 21 2014]
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Lise Ravary: In Montreal, a tale of two disappo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 5 hours ago]
On Tuesday, in Montreal, I watched the sorry spectacle of two key public officials giving separate but equally underwhelming press conferences to explain why their organizations had failed to keep people safe. It started early in the day when Montreal’s ...
Lac-Mégantic Disaster Report Issued [Published Firedoglake - Aug 21 2014]
A report reveals new facts about the Lac-Mégantic disaster. On July 6, 2013, a freight train parked with the engine running and left unattended at Nantes, Quebec began rolling, pulling 72 tank cars carrying Bakken crude, a highly flammable oil, behind ...
TSB calls on government to fix ‘troubling’ avia... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 20 2014]
The Transportation Safety Board says it’s “troubled” by unsafe practices in Canada’s air travel sector and called on the government to take action in order to prevent serious accidents. “The slow pace of movement to address safety deficiencies in aviation ...
Full Pundit: Julian Fantino would like a word w... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 20 2014]
Summer in Ottawa We wouldn’t have thought embattled Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino would want to write his own correspondence, much less be allowed to. But his letter in today’s Halifax Chronicle-Herald suggests he might. Without so ...
Joe Clark’s new job: Lobbying the federal gover... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
Former prime minister Joe Clark registered to lobby the federal government on behalf of a French private equity firm that hoped to help build a replacement for Montreal’s Champlain Bridge. In July, Mr. Clark met with officials from Transport Canada ...
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