Transport Canada

Type: Organization
Name: Transport Canada
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Rail industry responds to Canada on oil rules

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- The rail industry will do what it can to meet an "aggressive timeline" spelled out by Canadian regulators for railcars carrying crude oil, a rail official said.Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced new regulations ... [Published UPI - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Canadian Pacific responds to announcement by Transport Canada

/CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today welcomed Transport Canada's announcement pertaining to older DOT-111 tank cars, but the railway expressed disappointment with ... ... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Transport Canada orders 5000 most dangerous tanker cars off rail system

OTTAWA - Transport Canada has announced new regulations tightening safety on Canada's railways, beginning with ordering the 5,000 most dangerous tanker cars off the rails. The new rules also ... ... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

new Survey finds gaps in aviation safety procedures

Travellers are vulnerable to a major aviation accident under Transport Canada’s current safety regime, inspectors say, lamenting that they scrutinize “more paperwork than airplanes” these days.A new survey of Canada’s professional aviation inspectors, ... [Published Globe and Mail - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Concerns growing over possible conflicts between drones and aircraft

VANCOUVER – More than five months after a YouTube video was first published, concerns are growing about possible conflicts between drones and aircraft.Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and are soaring in popularity.However, a video posted by ‘Quadrotor ... [Published Global News Canada - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Transport Canada toughens CBR safety regs

Trains carrying 20 cars or more of crude oil or ethanol must not exceed 50 mph under a new directive issued by Transport Canada on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and that limit may be lowered in the coming months for heavily populated or environmentally sensitive ... [Published Railway Age - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Innotech Aviation Receives Composites Repair Modification Certification

Transport Canada has granted Innotech Aviation a rating in the category of advanced composites. The rating allows the facility to perform advanced repair, modification and replacement of primary ... ... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

AAR Responds to Transport Canada Recommendations for Transporting Hazardous Materials by Rail

AAR Responds to Transport Canada Recommendations for Transporting Hazardous Materials by Rail ... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Transport Canada
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Strengthening procedures to ensure the safe transportation of dangerous goods

Requiring railway companies to slow trains transporting dangerous goods and introduce other key operating proceduresCanada has a strong regulatory regime for trains travelling in both rural and urban areas. For trains transporting dangerous goods, Transport ... [Published Government of Canada - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Improving emergency preparedness along Canada's railway lines

Requiring Emergency Response Assistance Plans for large volumes of flammable liquids What is an ERAP?An Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) is a formal plan that describes what industry will do to support first responders in the event of an accident ... [Published Government of Canada - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Media Advisory - Minister Raitt to announce action on Lac-Mégantic recommendations

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will announce measures to address the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's initial recommendations related to the derailment in Lac-Mégantic.Members of the media are invited to attend.DATE: Wednesday, ... [Published Individual.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

DART: Approvals for Cargo Mirror and Bearpaws

DART Aerospace is pleased to announce that it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for its R66 Cargo Mirror and R66 Bearpaws. EASA approval should follow shortly.[View Story...] ... [Published Helicopter Association Int. - Apr 22 2014]

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"Transport Canada has indeed recommended an aggressive timeline and we are confident that the industry will do all it can to meet it" he said in a statement Wednesday
...Canada has taken critical next steps to support the safe passage of dangerous goods," said William A Furman, Chairman and CEO of Greenbrier. "These are important standards for North America and we applaud the Government of Canada for its leadership in implementing them."
"CP has been a vocal proponent of increased tank car safety standards and we applaud the Minister of Transport's direction to eliminate the use of older tank cars" said CP Chief Executive Officer, E Hunter Harrison
...after the Transportation Safety Board made a strong recommendation in January to do so," says Paul Browning, President & CEO of Irving Oil. "We're proud to announce that we've completed the task as promised - three years ahead of regulation. We look forward to continuing to work with suppliers and crude marketers to convert their railcars delivering to us no later than year end, and to lead our industry in ensuring the safe transportation of crude oil by rail."

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Transport Canada orders 5000 most dangerous tan... [Published Big News Network - 4 hours ago]
new Survey finds gaps in aviation safety proced... [Published Globe and Mail - 5 hours ago]
Greenbrier : Commends Canadian Government's Rai... [Published 4 Traders - 5 hours ago]
Concerns growing over possible conflicts betwee... [Published Global News Canada - 9 hours ago]
5,000 Rail Cars Pulled From Tracks [Published Epoch Times - 12 hours ago]
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Canadian Pacific responds to announcement by Tr... [Published ADVFN UK - 13 hours ago]
Irving Oil Completes Voluntary Conversion of it... [Published KLTV 7 - 13 hours ago]
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Satisfy the Urge to Purge: The Art of a Success... [Published Calgary's Child - 15 hours ago]
Canada moves ahead of U.S. in phasing out older... [Published McClatchy DC - 15 hours ago]
White Rock wants dangerous-goods rail route to ... [Published Peace Arch News - 16 hours ago]
Canada sets 3-year time line to replace old rai... [Published Platts - 17 hours ago]
Canada’s Transport Minister responds just withi... [Published Radio Canada International - 17 hours ago]
Transport Canada orders removal of least crash-... [Published Green Car Congress - 17 hours ago]
Pilot eyeing new air service [Published Fort Frances Times - 18 hours ago]
Transport Canada orders removal of least crash-... [Published Green Car Congress - 18 hours ago]
Canada to phase out old railway oil tankers; wo... [Published TrustMedia - 18 hours ago]
Transport Canada toughens CBR safety regs [Published Railway Age - 19 hours ago]
Innotech Aviation Receives Composites Repair Mo... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
Transport Canada and RCMP investigate unmanned ... [Published Big News Network - 20 hours ago]
Drone flight near Vancouver airport attracts Tr... [Published Big News Network - 20 hours ago]
Drone flight near Vancouver airport attracts Tr... [Published Canada Standard - 20 hours ago]
AAR Responds to Transport Canada Recommendation... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
Transport Canada takes action in response to TS... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 21 hours ago]
Statement by Wendy A. Tadros - Chair, Transport... [Published Morningstar.com - 21 hours ago]
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Transport Canada orders removal of least crash-... [Published Green Car Congress - 18 hours ago]
Transport Canada is ordering the least crash-resistant DOT-111 tank cars be removed from dangerous goods service within 30 days. These are older cars that have no continuous reinforcement of their bottom shell, said Transport Minister Lisa Raitt. There ...
First Long Range, Zero-Emissions, All-Electric ... [Published EON Environment - Apr 18 2014]
OTTAWA, Ontario--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The BYD Electric Transit Bus, making news across North America, is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed ...
First Long Range, Zero-Emissions, All-Electric ... [Published EON Transportation - Apr 18 2014]
OTTAWA, Ontario--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The BYD Electric Transit Bus, making news across North America, is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed ...
First Long Range, Zero-Emissions, All-Electric ... [Published EON Manufacturing - Apr 18 2014]
OTTAWA, Ontario--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The BYD Electric Transit Bus, making news across North America, is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed ...
First Long Range, Zero-Emissions, All-Electric ... [Published EON Energy - Apr 18 2014]
OTTAWA, Ontario--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The BYD Electric Transit Bus, making news across North America, is now approved for sale and operations in Canada after earning the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) Certification and being placed ...
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Jazz Aviation LP successfully completes fifth c... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
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