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May 01, 2015, 11:00 ET

Statement from TSB Chair, Kathy Fox, on the release of new tank car standards

GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is pleased to acknowledge the updated railway tank...

May 01, 2015, 10:53 ET

Minister Raitt and U.S. Secretary Foxx announce next generation of stronger, safer rail tank cars

A new class of tank car for the transportation of flammable liquids in North America WASHINGTON, DC, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the Honourable...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:30 ET

TSB supports Rail Safety Week and launches a safety study

GATINEAU, QC, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - On the occasion of Rail Safety Week (27 April – 3 May), the Transportation Safety Board of Canada...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:30 ET

The Government of Canada announces joint safety study on locomotive voice and video recorders to improve rail safety

Working together with the Transportation Safety Board to enhance the safety of Canada's railway network OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the...

Apr 29, 2015, 12:43 ET

TSB participates in a major air disaster exercise at the Vancouver International Airport

GATINEAU, QC, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is once again participating in an exercise at the Vancouver...

Apr 29, 2015, 10:38 ET

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys team to Rimouski, Quebec, to assess fire and sinking of fishing vessel

QUEBEC, April 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Rimouski,...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:00 ET

Inadequate training and non-use of transponder led to March 2014 runway incursion at the Calgary International Airport

EDMONTON, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (A14W0046) into the 29...

Apr 27, 2015, 16:00 ET

Engine failure and an overweight aircraft led to the 2013 Buffalo Airways collision with terrain in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

EDMONTON, 27 April 2015 /CNW/ - According to a Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigation report (A13W0120) published today, a...

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...

Apr 24, 2015, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Minister Raitt issues Emergency Directive to slow trains transporting dangerous goods/

Stricter requirements to safeguard the communities along our railway lines OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Minister Raitt,...

Apr 23, 2015, 20:32 ET

Minister Raitt issues Emergency Directive to slow trains transporting dangerous goods

Stricter requirements to safeguard the communities along our railway lines OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Minister Raitt,...

Apr 21, 2015, 10:36 ET

TSB hosting American Marine Accident Investigators' Forum

GATINEAU, QC, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is pleased to host the 2015 American Marine Accident...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:00 ET

Engine power loss led to loss of control on final approach in November 2013 fatal airplane accident in Red Lake, Ontario

WINNIPEG, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (A13C0150) into the...

Apr 14, 2015, 10:30 ET

TSB deploys team to aircraft accident in British Columbia's North Shore Mountains near Vancouver

RICHMOND, BC, 14 April 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to an accident involving a Carson Air...

Apr 10, 2015, 16:32 ET

TSB deploys a team to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador to assess grounding of Canadian Coast Guard vessel Ann Harvey

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to St John's,...

Apr 10, 2015, 14:44 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of a derailment involving a CN freight train near Irricana, Alberta

CALGARY, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a derailment involving a...

Apr 10, 2015, 09:27 ET

TSB deploys team to the site of a fatal accident involving a CN employee which occurred near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

WINNIPEG, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a fatal accident involving...

Apr 03, 2015, 12:59 ET

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys team to vessel grounding in Beauharnois, Quebec

QUEBEC, April 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Beauharnois, Quebec, where...

Apr 02, 2015, 18:46 ET

Appointment to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

A three-year mandate for Ms. Patricia Anne Kennedy OTTAWA, April 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport,...

Apr 02, 2015, 18:21 ET

Appointment to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

A mandate for Ms. Carol Alexandra Kerfoot OTTAWA, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the...