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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 17, 2014, 12:00 ET

Unprecedented flood water flow contributed to 2013 Bonnybrook Bridge failure and Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailment

CALGARY, 17 Dec. 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13C0069) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) identified...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:00 ET

2013 Train collision near Dunmore, Alberta, stresses need for action on Watchlist issues

CALGARY, Dec. 16,  2014 /CNW/ - Today the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R13C0049) into a May...

Dec 12, 2014, 14:58 ET

TSB deploys an investigator to a marine accident involving the passenger vessel Artist Life in Steveston, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deploys an investigator to a marine accident involving the...

Dec 12, 2014, 13:22 ET

TSB deploys an investigator to the site of a derailment involving a CN freight train near Raymore, Saskatchewan

WINNIPEG, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a derailment...

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...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:09 ET

Rail fracture due to broken wheel led to April 2013 derailment of Canadian Pacific train near White River, Ontario

TORONTO, Dec. 11 2014 /CNW/ -  In its investigation report (R13T0060) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

Bridge communication led to November 2013 grounding of cargo ship Claude A. Desgagnes in the St. Lawrence Seaway

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (M13C0071) into...

Dec 09, 2014, 22:56 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to an aircraft accident at Pitt Meadows Airport, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deploys a team of investigators to the site of an...

Dec 08, 2014, 15:28 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to Batiscan, Quebec, where the bulk carrier Sundaisy E has run aground on the St. Lawrence River

QUÉBEC CITY, Dec 8 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Batiscan, Quebec,...

Dec 06, 2014, 12:59 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of a train accident involving a VIA Rail train in Parent, Quebec

DORVAL, QC, Dec. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to an accident at a level...

Dec 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

Investigation into a 2013 pipeline leak near Wrigley, Northwest Territories uncovers multiple causal factors

EDMONTON, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (P13H0013) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) cited a...

Dec 01, 2014, 16:00 ET

TSB completes its independent review of the ATSB's investigation methodologies and processes

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its independent peer review of the...

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 26, 2014, 14:18 ET

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

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...