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TSB's 2014 Watchlist highlights eight significant transportation safety issues

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Through its updated Watchlist for 2014, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is once again...

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 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Catastrophic failure leads to warning about potential risk with cargo cranes aboard bulk carriers

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a catastrophic failure on one of the cargo handling cranes aboard the bulk carrier Seapace in...

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, 13:00 ET

Loss of propulsion of a tug on the South Arm Fraser River in British Columbia in 2014 highlights the need to follow manufacturer's guidance for engine maintenance

VANCOUVER, 21 Nov. 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (M14P0023) released today on the February 2014 loss of propulsion of a tug on...

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, 13:16 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to Yellowknife, N.W.T., for an accident involving an aircraft

EDMONTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Yellowknife, N.W.T., to an...

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...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

TSB to study risks associated with air taxi operations

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 19 2014 /CNW/ - In a speech yesterday to the Air Transport Association of Canada, Kathy Fox, Chair of the Transportation...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:00 ET

Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt Marks National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today released the following statement to mark the seventh annual...

Nov 15, 2014, 12:13 ET

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys team to train derailment west of Terrace, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Report transportation safety concerns confidentially through SECURITAS

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is launching a campaign to raise awareness about its SECURITAS...

Nov 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

A wide turn, sandbar, and breaking waves led to a 2013 fatal fishing vessel grounding in Tabusintac Bay, New Brunswick

DARTMOUTH, NS, 13 Nov. 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (M13M0102) into a fatal accident involving the fishing vessel Marie J released...

Nov 12, 2014, 10:16 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to a fatal accident in Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Nov.12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Algonquin...

Nov 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

Appointments to the International Authority and the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:53 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of a CP train derailment west of Lethbridge, Alberta

CALGARY, 10 Nov. 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators west of Lethbridge,...

Nov 07, 2014, 09:30 ET

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt Marks National Railway Day

Commemorating the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...