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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

No new medical personnel to West Africa's Ebola outbreak for now, health minister says

CBC News is dedicating a special day of coverage to the Ebola crisis on Tuesday. On radio, television and online, we'll explore the facts behind Ebola and answer questions. Be part of the conversation Tuesday by using #ebolafacts on social media or by ... [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Media Advisory - Minister Raitt participates in unmanned aerial vehicles event

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will participate in an event regarding the safe use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The announcement will be followed by a question and answer session and photo opportunity.DATE: Tuesday, October 21, ... [Published Individual.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Pacifist drones

Drones. What comes to mind when you hear that word? For many, drones have become synonymous with death and evil Orwellian robots that ominously hover over the sky, like something out of a sci-fi novel. This is particularly true in the U.S., where Predators ... [Published Mc Gill Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola Rapid Response Team practices deploying to a simulated case of Ebola

Drills are a precautionary measure to ensure teams are ready and able to respond quicklyOTTAWAToday the Public Health Agency of CanadaTransport CanadaToday's exercise follows a smaller one on Friday, October 17If at any point CanadaContaining the spread ... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 19 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

/R E P E A T -- 825,000 children protected every day/

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's 20,000 professional school bus drivers safeguard over 825,000 kids to and from school every day. Hundreds of thousands of parents depend on this essential service to arrive at their homes, on time, 5 days a week, ... [Published Canada NewsWire - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

NRC Debuts Fleet Forward 2020

(L-R) Michel Dumoulin, NRC General Manager Automotive and Surface Transportation; Don Moore, Executive Director of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association; Ian Potter, NRC Vice-President Engineering and Business Management; and Jim Lothrop, ... [Published Auto Sphere - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Edmonton flying club finds new home, students

Despite being forced out of the City Centre Airport, Edmonton’s Flying Club has found a new home and has been attracting some international attention.Chief flight instructor for the club, Sophia Wells, said the group decided to make the best of the situation ... [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Industry leader: Canadian proposal for ballast-water systems ‘shipwreck’ for Great Lakes carriers

ARTICLE OPTIONSBUFFALO — Some call it a shipwreck waiting to happen.Cargo shipping from U.S.-flagged Great Lakes ships could be in jeopardy if Canada’s government approves a transit standard requiring vessels to be equipped with ballast-water treatment ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Barge sinks near Campbell River, B.C: 2 missing

Authorities spent the day searching for two men who went missing after a barge sank off the east side of Vancouver Island early Saturday morning.The Canadian Forces' Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said it received the Mayday call about ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Construction start of a key component of the Asia-Pacific Gateway

District of North Vancouver, B.C. – Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will announce a construction start in the District of North Vancouver along with B.C. MLA for North ... [Published Government of Canada - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 4 reports

Statement - Governments unveil new model for Port Metro Vancouver's Container Trucking Industry

VICTORIA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Transport Minister, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister the Honourable Todd Stone today issued the following joint statement to unveil a new model for the container trucking ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

Investment at Northern Rockies Regional Airport - Enhancing Safety in Northern British Columbia

CNW Group Wednesday 15th October, 2014$4,304,668 over two years for the improvement of the runway apron at the Northern Rockies Regional Airport.?This project will ensure continued safe airport operation for flight crews, passengers, airport employees, ... [Published Canada Standard - Oct 15 2014]

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"They were able to contain this very quickly with just basic public health measures, which gives, I think, all of us hope that this can happen" Taylor said
"If at any point, Canada was to confirm a first case of Ebola, one of five available rapid response teams would be deployed to provide surge capacity, additional resources and expertise to prevent any further spread of the disease" Health Minister Rona Ambrose
He stressed that Cold Lake First Nations, both English Bay reserve and the south reserve, "need to be part of the initial leg of this proposed water line ... (w)e need to improve the quality of life for First Nations in our immediate area."

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Talking regulations at the Surface Transportati... [Published Canadian Transportation Logistics - 1 hour ago]
Specialized Ebola team runs practice drill in H... [Published Global News Canada - 2 hours ago]
Airport uses ShakeOut to train for spill scenario [Published Comox Valley Record - 2 hours ago]
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Minister Raitt participates in unmanned aerial ... [Published Government of Canada - 3 hours ago]
Nurses say Ottawa's updated Ebola guidelines ne... [Published CBC - 4 hours ago]
Recreation and culture committee defeated [Published Cold Lake Sun - 4 hours ago]
Health officials, nurses reflect on updated Ebo... [Published Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - 5 hours ago]
Canada sets up 5 rapid response teams to deal w... [Published CBC - 5 hours ago]
Pacifist drones [Published Mc Gill Daily - 6 hours ago]
The skies are watching you [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 7 hours ago]
DNV GL Foreshadows LNG Fuel Reality for North A... [Published NGV Global - 8 hours ago]
Why are deadly rail crossings still in our neig... [Published Globe and Mail - 8 hours ago]
Canada releases updated Ebola guidelines amid c... [Published Global News Canada - 9 hours ago]
Drones get up-close and personal with whales [Published ITWire - 10 hours ago]
/R E P E A T -- 825,000 children protected ever... [Published Canada NewsWire - 12 hours ago]
NRC Debuts Fleet Forward 2020 [Published Auto Sphere - 15 hours ago]
How Canada would treat its first Ebola patient ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
Edmonton flying club finds new home, students [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola Rapid Response Team Practices Deploying T... [Published TheStreet.com - Oct 19 2014]
Ebola Rapid Response Team practices deploying t... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 19 2014]
Ebola Rapid Response Team practices deploying t... [Published Government of Canada - Oct 19 2014]
Industry leader: Canadian proposal for ballast-... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Oct 19 2014]
Barge sinks near Campbell River, B.C: 2 missing [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 19 2014]
Two men missing after boat capsizes near Campbe... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Oct 19 2014]
The Skies Could Fill With (small) Unmanned Airc... [Published Public Radio International - Oct 18 2014]
Time to crack down [Published MusokaRegion.com - Oct 18 2014]
Disabled Russian cargo ship laden with tonnes o... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 18 2014]
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How Canada would treat its first Ebola patient ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
A man who recently travelled to Sierra Leone walked into a southern Ontario hospital last week, feeling unwell. Four minutes later, he was in quarantine and being tested for the Ebola virus. Those tests proved negative. Should a similar test ever prove ...
Disabled Russian cargo ship laden with tonnes o... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 18 2014]
OLD MASSETT, B.C. — It’s slow going in heavy seas, but a Canadian Coast Guard vessel is continuing to tow a disabled Russian cargo ship away from the rocky shores of British Columbia’s northern coast. The operation began Friday evening when the crew ...
Media Advisory: NRC to Improve Canadian Vehicle... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 14 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 14, 2014) - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) will make an important announcement to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of Canada's military, trucking, and public transportation vehicles. ...
Tired of skyrocketing ferry costs, B.C. ferry u... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 10 2014]
Bryan Wallis lives less than an hour away from a BC Ferries terminal, but when he needs to get his 33-foot RV from Vancouver Island to the B.C. interior, he staunchly refuses to use it. Instead, the 64-year-old makes it a point of driving two hours ...
NEWS: Federal audit slams Canada’s performance ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Oct 08 2014]
With only five more summers until the Northwest Passage is expected to become “a viable, regularly scheduled route across the Arctic for larger commercial ships,” major service gaps hamper Canada’s system for ensuring safe marine transportation in the ...
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