Transport Canada

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Name: Transport Canada
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Turkish sailors stuck in Sorel-Tracy finally heading home

Twelve Turkish sailors stuck in the port of Sorel-Tracy since April are heading home today.The 12 men had been flown to the port city between Montreal and Trois-Rivières by the Ontario-based company Menpas Shipping to repair the ship and sail it overseas ... [Published CBC - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t whistle while you work

Whistles have been heard in Spruce Grove for decades as a greeting and farewell from countless trains to countless residents.But the whistles do more than that; they are a way to ensure public safety and are regulated by CN Rail, Transport Canada and ... [Published Stony Plain Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tancook Island residents fed up with reduced ferry capacity

Residents of Tancook Island are fed up with changes to their ferry service which have reduced the number of people that can travel on it at any given time.The ferry can usually carry 90 people, but last month, Transport Canada cut the number to 45 after ... [Published CBC - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Brake issue leads to Mitsubishi i-MiEV recall

On 429 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars from 2012-2013, vacuum pump operation could be affected by software defects and/or a blocked pump exhaust hole.A non-operational vacuum pump would affect the power brake system, increasing brake pedal effort and ... [Published Auto123.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

FP/wire say CP claims it hit grain shipment targets

The Financial Post reports in its Friday, Sept. 19, edition that Canadian Pacific Railway has met the minimum weekly grain volumes mandated by the Canadian government, the railway said Thursday, a day after Transport Canada said it would fine Canadian ... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sleepy pilots target of new Transport Canada rules

OTTAWA—Worried that sleepy pilots are flying Canadian skies, Transport Canada is proposing new rules to ensure commercial pilots spend less time in the cockpit and more time getting rest.But Canadian carriers and air operators are warning the new rules ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

CP Rail meeting Canada grain shipment targets

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd has met the minimum weekly grain volumes mandated by the Canadian government, the railway said on Thursday, a day after Transport Canada said it would fine Canadian National Railway Co for falling shor ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Costly result to give night trains the silent treatment in Kingston

Kingston Heritage – Eliminating late-night train whistles in Kingston’s west end could prove very costly, according to a new report.City officials spent the past three years examining the conditions by which Transport Canada and CN Rail would agree to ... [Published My Kawartha - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Transport Canada recognizes key role of marine pilots

Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, recognized the central role that marine pilots play in maintaining professional standards in Canada's marine transportation system in remarks made to the 4thCanadian ... [Published Safety4sea - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Impact of Champlain Bridge tolls: study

MONTREAL- There’s a new factor in the Champlain bridge toll debate.Radio-Canada got its hands on a study that suggest that a toll on the Champlain bridge would force major traffic onto other bridges.The study was commissioned by the Federal government ... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia assured rail line inspections appropriate

CBCNS Railway is an American-owned company that charged adjacent landowners thousands of dollars in access fees. Yvonne Leblanc-Smith/CBCNova Scotia's Transportation Department says it has received assurances from Transport Canada that an appropriate ... [Published MSN Canada - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

Pilot injured during emergency landing in St. Clair Twp.

A pilot was injured after an emergency landing in St. Clair Twp. Sunday morning.The aircraft landed in a farmer’s field on Oil Springs Line around 11 a.m. after experiencing in-flight problems, police said.Emergency workers responded and took the pilot, ... [Published London Free Press - Sep 14 2014]

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"Jetlines is well on its way to providing Canadians with an exciting and affordable new air travel alternative," said Jetlines CEO Jim Scott. "Our proven and dedicated team has been very busy preparing to proudly serve Canada soon."
...Mr. Sobkowich says, "In our view, we don't see how either railway is meeting the volume thresholds." CN, however, said that weekly demand for rail cars to move grain has fallen short of the level required to meet the targets and any penalties would be...
"The safety of our residents, the safety of our property, the safety of our environment and the lake and the drinking water that we have is obviously paramount."
Stewart said shifting the tracks to a more direct inland route "is very much a win from the business point of view and from the safety."

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Brake issue leads to Mitsubishi i-MiEV recall [Published Auto123.com - Sep 19 2014]
FP/wire say CP claims it hit grain shipment tar... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 19 2014]
Sleepy pilots target of new Transport Canada rules [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 18 2014]
LETTERS: So-called ‘solutions’ won’t help [Published BCLocalNews.com - Sep 18 2014]
CP Rail meeting Canada grain shipment targets [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
Costly result to give night trains the silent t... [Published My Kawartha - Sep 18 2014]
Can we stop the drones invading our public and ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 18 2014]
Proper snow removal equipment coming to the Nor... [Published Northeast News Canada - Sep 18 2014]
Skyline broke its own trail in Japan [Published Driving.ca - Sep 18 2014]
Slave Lake train derailment has town on edge, m... [Published CBC - Sep 17 2014]
Slave Lake train derailment has town on edge, m... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 17 2014]
UPDATED: Wedding party has run in with Credit V... [Published Mississauga News - Sep 17 2014]
Cruise ship captain refused to go alongside wit... [Published SeaNews - Sep 17 2014]
Transport Canada recognizes key role of marine ... [Published Safety4sea - Sep 17 2014]
Surrey mayoral candidate pledges to relocate tr... [Published Peace Arch News - Sep 17 2014]
Impact of Champlain Bridge tolls: study [Published Global News Canada - Sep 17 2014]
Tyendinaga Twp to spend $700K to improve rail c... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Sep 17 2014]
Former Stewardship Ontario VP added as speaker ... [Published Solid Waste & Recycling - Sep 17 2014]
Not all drivers aware of drugs’ effects on driv... [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Sep 16 2014]
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Eliminating Train Whistles Sounds Costly [Published 98.3 Fly FM - Sep 16 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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