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17:19 ET

Harper government invests in safe marine shipping - Minister Raitt announces funding for the Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping

OTTAWA, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West...

11:14 ET

Minister Raitt marks the second anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic derailment

OTTAWA, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued today this statement on the second anniversary of the...

Jul 02, 2015, 17:37 ET

TSB deploying a team of investigators to a marine accident in Victoria, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be deploying a team of investigators to Victoria,...

Jun 30, 2015, 17:04 ET

Government of Canada strengthens air cargo security

Updated regulations will facilitate flow of goods, align with international practices OTTAWA, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt,...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:00 ET

Reduced proficiency and lack of egress training contributed to 2014 fatal aircraft accident on Taylor Lake, Ontario

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report...

Jun 29, 2015, 14:30 ET

December 2012 accident in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, highlights need for improved safety for infants and children onboard aircraft

WINNIPEG, 29 June 2015 /CNW/ - In its investigation (A12Q0216) into the Perimeter Aviation Flight 993 that crashed while landing in Sanikiluaq,...

Jun 27, 2015, 12:34 ET

TSB deploys team to the site of an accident at Bonaventure Airport in Quebec, involving an amateur built aircraft

DORVAL, QC, June 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of an accident...

Jun 25, 2015, 10:04 ET

Government of Canada Marks Fifth annual Day of the Seafarer

OTTAWA, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, encourages all Canadians to mark the Day of the Seafarer, which...

Jun 24, 2015, 16:09 ET

Appointment to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Three-year mandate for Mr. Rafik Souccar OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the...

Jun 24, 2015, 16:00 ET

Appointment to Canada Post Corporation

Three-year mandate for Ms. Michèle Desjardins OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today...

Jun 24, 2015, 13:10 ET

Transport Canada launches national campaign on laser safety - Helping Canadians better understand the dangers lasers pose to aircraft

VANCOUVER, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...

Jun 23, 2015, 13:31 ET

Correction: TSB deploys a team to the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, to assess two occurrences involving the tugboats Lac Manitoba and LCM 131

GATINEAU, QC, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the St....

Jun 23, 2015, 11:10 ET

TSB deploys a team to the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario, to assess two occurrences involving the tugboats Lac Manitoba and Dyna-Mo

GATINEAU, QC, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the St. Lawrence...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:00 ET

Dicom Transportation Group acquires Orbis Logistics

Dicom adds final mile and cross-dock capabilities in the U.S. CHICAGO, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Dicom Transportation Group, a leader in...

Jun 22, 2015, 09:26 ET

TSB deploys team to the site of an accident involving two aircraft near Fort McMurry, Alberta

EDMONTON, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of an...

Jun 21, 2015, 12:36 ET

TSB deploys a team to the St. Lawrence River off Summerstown, Ontario, to assess an occurrence involving the bulk carrier Tundra

QUEBEC CITY, June 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the St. Lawrence...

Jun 19, 2015, 09:15 ET

Undetected wheel defect and resultant track damage led to January 2014 train derailment and fire in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick

MONCTON, NB, 19 June 2015 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R14M0002) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined...

Jun 18, 2015, 17:29 ET

Legislation to strengthen rail safety and accountability receives Royal Assent

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - To enhance railway safety and make the rail industry and crude oil shippers more accountable to Canadians, the...

Jun 18, 2015, 08:55 ET

TSB deploys a team to Argentia, N.L., to investigate an incident involving an unnamed fishing vessel

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators...

Jun 17, 2015, 17:24 ET

TSB deploys team to Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport to assess an aircraft occurrence involving Missinippi Airways

WINNIPEG, MB, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Winnipeg...