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Jul 09, 2015, 12:49 ET Minister Raitt meets with Alberta Enterprise Group to talk about the future of transportation - Reaffirms Canada's commitment to the importance of transportation and trade for our economy

EDMONTON, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, met with key Alberta business owners, investors and entrepreneurs...


Jul 09, 2015, 11:56 ET Government of Canada proposes changes to aerodrome development

New rules require consultation with Canadians in surrounding communities OTTAWA, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Apr 27, 2015, 09:40 ET Minister Raitt launches Rail Safety Week with new funding for railway crossing improvements

Improving safety for Canadians at rail crossings across the country OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Mar 19, 2015, 12:22 ET Minister Raitt supports two electronic technologies for trucks and buses

Supporting safer systems for Canada's trucking and bus industries TORONTO, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Following a roundtable today with the...


Feb 11, 2015, 17:26 ET Appointment to the Québec Port Authority - Three-year mandate for Ms. Marie-Soleil Tremblay

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Marie-Soleil Tremblay...


Feb 11, 2015, 17:17 ET Appointment to the Nanaimo Port Authority

Three-year mandate for Ms. Audrey C. Cope OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the...


Feb 11, 2015, 16:58 ET Appointments to the Atlantic Pilotage Authority - Three-year mandate for Ms. Lauria Anne Galbraith and four-year mandate for Ms. Patricia Janet Mella

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Lauria Anne Galbraith...


Feb 11, 2015, 16:53 ET Appointment to the Saint John Port Authority

Three-year mandate for Ms. Lisa Ann Keenan OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced...


Feb 03, 2015, 10:30 ET Marine Atlantic renews MV Atlantic Vision lease agreement for three-year term

ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Marine Atlantic's President and CEO Paul Griffin announced...


Feb 02, 2015, 16:07 ET Appointments to The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

Seven directors appointed to the recently amalgamated organization OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Jan 14, 2015, 17:00 ET Minister Raitt participates in NAV CANADA'S annual general meeting

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today attended NAV CANADA's annual general meeting where she took...


Dec 30, 2014, 10:44 ET Federal government bans shipments of lithium metal batteries on passenger flights

Measure is among updates to the Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations. OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Dec 23, 2014, 11:48 ET Santa Claus cleared for a safe take-off

Up, up, and away NORTH POLE, Canada, Dec. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Transport Canada is pleased to announce that Santa Claus has successfully passed his...


Dec 22, 2014, 15:00 ET Appointment to Canada Post Corporation

A new four-year mandate for Ms. Siân M. Matthews as Chairperson of the Board of Directors OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable...


Dec 18, 2014, 16:15 ET Minister Raitt talks transportation progress with U.S. Secretary Anthony Foxx

Working together to improve Canada-U.S. transport cooperation TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Dec 17, 2014, 14:00 ET The Government of Canada introduces new railway regulations to reduce accidents and save lives

Protecting the safety of Canadians at federally-regulated grade crossings OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Dec 12, 2014, 09:25 ET Transport Canada urges owners of GM-recalled vehicles to have ignition switch repairs completed

More than a third of vehicles affected by the recalls are still on the road with the safety defect OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Transport Canada...


Nov 29, 2014, 19:45 ET Government of Canada to maintain minimum grain volume requirements for railways

Measure to ensure efficient and predictable movement of grain through winter OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and...


Nov 25, 2014, 10:53 ET MP Miller attends safety-related workshop on behalf of Minister Raitt

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Larry Miller, Member of Parliament for Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound and Chair of the House of...


Nov 21, 2014, 13:00 ET Appointments to the Nanaimo Port Authority

New mandates for Ms. Moira Jenkins, Ms. Donna Hais, and Mr. Chris Badger OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister...


Nov 21, 2014, 10:00 ET Appointment to the Trois-Rivières Port Authority

First term for Nicole Diamond-Gélinas OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced...


Nov 21, 2014, 09:30 ET Appointment to the St. John's Port Authority

A new two-year mandate for Ms. Deanne Stapleton OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today...


Nov 20, 2014, 13:00 ET Appointment to the Pacific Pilotage Authority - A three-year mandate for Captain Allan J. Ranger

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Captain...


Nov 20, 2014, 11:58 ET Appointments to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada

Three-year mandates for Mr. Charles "Duff" Sullivan and Ms. Tracy Medve OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...


Nov 19, 2014, 14:30 ET New regulations to strengthen railway safety oversight - Holding companies accountable for the safety of our railways

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new regulations to enhance railway safety oversight...