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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,...

Jan 21, 2015, 11:45 ET

Canada and Israel improve transportation links

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport, was in Israel today to sign an Air Transport...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

Track geometry, train marshalling and high forces exerted on couplers between cars led to derailment at Taschereau Yard in November 2013

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (R13D0077) into the...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:25 ET

Launch of naming process for replacement vessel for Saint John-Digby ferry service

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of...

Jan 19, 2015, 13:13 ET

TSB deploys a team of investigators to Calgary, Alberta to assess an aviation occurrence

EDMONTON, Jan. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Calgary, Alberta, following...

Jan 14, 2015, 17:00 ET

Minister Raitt participates in NAV CANADA'S annual general meeting

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today attended NAV CANADA's annual general meeting where she took...

Jan 14, 2015, 12:00 ET

September 2013 train derailment in Calgary, Alberta resulted when wheels climbed over a railway switch point

CALGARY, Jan. 14,  2015 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (R13C0087) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)...

Jan 13, 2015, 15:46 ET

TSB deploys a team to the site of a derailment involving a CP freight train east of Thunder Bay, Ontario

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a derailment...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:00 ET

TSB investigation into August 2013 B.C. floatplane crash identifies flight at low level in poor weather as causal

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (A13P0166) into the crash...

Jan 12, 2015, 15:20 ET

TSB deploys a team to the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, to investigate an incident involving the bulk carrier Atlantic Erie

DARTMOUTH, NS, 12 Jan. 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the Magdalen...

Jan 08, 2015, 11:00 ET

Damage to wing from a tree strike likely contributed to the fatal 2013 crash of a float plane in the Northwest Territories

WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today released its investigation report (A13C0105) into a float...

Jan 07, 2015, 13:00 ET

Manufacturing anomalies led to August 2013 helicopter engine power loss near Bella Coola, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13P0163) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)...

Jan 07, 2015, 10:28 ET

TSB deploys an investigator to the site of a derailment involving a CN freight train in Jarrow, Alberta

EDMONTON, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to a derailment involving a...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:00 ET

Watchlist issue highlighted in March 2013 risk of collision at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

GATINEAU, QC, 6 Jan. 2015 /CNW/ - On releasing its investigation report (A13O0049) into the risk of collision between a Kelowna Flightcraft...

Dec 30, 2014, 10:44 ET

Federal government bans shipments of lithium metal batteries on passenger flights

Measure is among updates to the Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations. OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of...

Dec 26, 2014, 09:03 ET

TSB deploys a team to the site of a derailment involving a CP freight train near Banff, Alberta

CALGARY, Dec. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a...

Dec 23, 2014, 11:48 ET

Santa Claus cleared for a safe take-off

Up, up, and away NORTH POLE, Canada, Dec. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Transport Canada is pleased to announce that Santa Claus has successfully passed his...

Dec 22, 2014, 15:00 ET

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...