September 29, 2016
Minister Garneau establishes task force to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians on Canada's roadways
The Government of Canada understands that cyclists and pedestrians expect their roads to be safe. They rely on them to commute to work, to explore their communities, and to get their families home safely. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that Transport Canada and the provinces and territories will establish a new task force to discuss safety measures to reduce injuries and fatalities involving cyclists, pedestrians and heavy trucks.
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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and his provincial and territorial counterparts during the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety on September 28, 2016.
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Celebrating the completion of the Brampton Züm project. Pictured left to right: City Councillor Doug Whillans, Regional Councillor Michael Palleschi, Regional Councillor Martin Medeiros, Mayor Linda Jeffrey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Brampton-West MP Kamal Khera, City Councillor Jeff Bowman, MP Sonia Sidhu, MP Ramesh Sangha, MPP Vic Dhillon.
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The City of Calgary is pleased to announce its first four-car Mask CTrain is now in service.
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Today, at the site of the future Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station, The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca; Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Intergovernmental Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson; and Josh Colle, Toronto Transit Commission Chair and Toronto City Councillor (Ward 15 Eglinton-Lawrence) marked the completion of track installation for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.
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May 18, 2016
Minister Garneau participates in the International Transport Forum’s Summit in Leipzig, Germany
March 17, 2016
Minister Garneau endorses innovative awareness tool for first responders dealing with flammable liquid emergencies
Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, endorsed an online awareness tool aimed at helping first responders deal with flammable liquid emergencies.
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March 4, 2016
New GO Bus Facility Opens in Hamilton
Today, the governments of Canada and Ontario, along with Metrolinx, celebrated the opening of a new GO Transit bus service and storage facility in Hamilton to accommodate future transit service growth in the region.
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January 28, 2016
Category III Instrument Landing Systems Operational at St. John's International Airport
St. John’s International Airport Authority announced today that its three-year, $37.3 million Airfield Accessibility and Safety Initiative is fully complete with Category III Instrument Landing Systems (CAT III ILS) now operational on both ends of the primary runway (R11/29). As a result, the airfield’s accessibility is enhanced significantly to 99% during low visibility conditions, allowing an estimated 700 more flights and 70,000 more passengers to arrive and depart annually without delays or cancellations. The project was completed on budget and ahead of its estimated completion date of March 2016.
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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and his provincial and territorial counterparts during the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety on January 28, 2016.
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December 21, 2015
Strengthening Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway: new interchange will help grow exports and benefit the local economy
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport; the Honourable Brian Mason, Alberta Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure; and Don Iveson, Mayor of the City of Edmonton, today marked the official completion of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway (QEII) and 41 Avenue Southwest Intermodal Access project in Edmonton, Alberta.
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