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A combination of factors contributed to derailment at Nickel Lake, Ontario in November 2013

GATINEAU, QC, March 3 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (R13W0257) into...

Feb 26, 2015, 14:21 ET

TSB is investigating a landing accident that occurred at Sault Ste. Marie Airport, Ontario

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating a landing accident involving a Jazz...

Feb 25, 2015, 10:12 ET

Unknown aircraft performance contributed to 2013 float plane accident in Port McNeill, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, Feb.  25, 2015 /CNW/ - In its report into a 2013 British Columbia (B.C.) float plane accident (A13P0278), the...

Feb 24, 2015, 12:00 ET

Rail fractures and undetected rail defects led to October 2013 derailment and fire involving a CN train in Gainford, Alberta

EDMONTON, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13E0142) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)...

Feb 23, 2015, 12:21 ET

Investigation Progress Update - Derailment and fire of Canadian National crude oil train near Gogama, Ontario

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 23, 2015 The occurrence On 14 February 2015, a Canadian National (CN) crude oil unit train was proceeding eastward on CN's...

Feb 21, 2015, 18:44 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to an aircraft accident in Edmonton, Alberta

EDMONTON, Feb. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deploys a team of investigators to the site of an aircraft...

Feb 20, 2015, 13:09 ET

Government of Canada introduces legislation to strengthen rail safety and accountability

Changes include minimum insurance requirements, levies for crude oil shippers, and enhanced oversight and information-sharing. OTTAWA, Feb. 20,...

Feb 15, 2015, 09:25 ET

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys team to crude oil train derailment and fire 80 km south of Timmins, Ontario

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a derailment...

Feb 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

Unstable approach a factor in 2013 Sault Ste. Marie tail strike incident

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Feb. 12, 2015  /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its...

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 06, 2015, 13:30 ET

Supply Chain Executive Keresey named VP Sales for Dicom Transportation Group

DORVAL, QC, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - William Keresey was named to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales for Dicom...

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 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

Fuel system deficiency caused a belt loader fire in November 2013 at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (A13Q0186) into the belt...

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 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

Maintenance deficiencies and inadequate emergency procedures led to November 2013 grounding of Princess of Acadia in Digby, Nova Scotia

DARTMOUTH, NS, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - In its report (M13M0287) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:00 ET

TSB assesses Transport Canada's response to Lac-Mégantic investigation recommendations: significant progress made, more work required

GATINEAU, QC, 28 Jan. 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - While recognizing significant positive action taken by the regulator, the Transportation Safety Board of...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:00 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to a helicopter accident in Key Lake, Saskatchewan

WINNIPEG, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ -The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Key Lake, Saskatchewan,...