Public consultation activities are undertaken regularly across the department on a range of transportation-related issues that affect Canadians on a daily basis. Your participation and comments help us develop better and more effective policies and programs for Canadians.

We invite you to visit this site regularly to learn more about our consultation activities and how you can get involved.

Oceans Protection Plan - Pilotage Act Review

On May 31, 2017, the Government of Canada announced it had selected Marc Grégoire to Chair the Review of the Pilotage Act. The Review will work to update the legislative and regulatory framework for delivering pilotage services into the future.

We would like to hear your ideas for updating the Pilotage Act.

Review of the St. Lawrence Seaway

Transport Canada will conduct a review to examine further opportunities for increased economic and commercial development, the waterway’s competitiveness and sustainability, and the Seaway’s governance structure.

We would like to hear your thoughts on the review’s main themes, which are outlined in the discussion paper.

Engagement opportunity: marine safety and security regulations

This is an opportunity to attend meetings of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council (CMAC) and share your views on marine safety and security.

Marine Transportation in Canada

The Government of Canada is developing a long-term agenda for marine transportation in Canada. The online engagement period is now closed. Thank you for your input and ideas.

The Future of Transportation in Canada: Developing a Long-term Agenda for Transportation

On April 27, 2016, the Minister of Transport launched an engagement process with Canadians, stakeholders, and provinces and territories, to take place over the course of spring and summer 2016, in order to hear views and discuss ideas that will inform the development of a long-term agenda for transportation in Canada.

International Bridges and Tunnels Act

The public comment period for the Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project in Windsor, Ontario is now closed.

Rail Safety

Transport Canada is conducting preliminary consultations on proposed amendments to the Railway Safety Management System Regulations, 2015.

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