If a picture is worth a thousand words – video vignettes are worth even more! That’s why Transport Canada’s main Web page features video vignettes that raise awareness about important issues and opportunities related to transportation safety and security.
Browse our video vignettes archived under the topic headings below. You can view them at any time.
On June 25, 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport launched a statutory review of the Canada Transportation Act.
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On Monday, May 26, 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced an important change that will benefit travellers flying with Canadian air operators, as well as the aviation industry. Passengers will soon be able to use portable electronic devices such as cameras, electronic games, tablets and computers during all phases of flight. This includes while an aircraft takes off, climbs, descends and lands, provided the device is in non-transmitting, or flight mode, and that their airline has met certain safety conditions outlined by Transport Canada.[ For more information, visit: tc.gc.ca/air-passengers ]
With all that noise, you might think it’s an easy thing to avoid a train.
On a day like this, visibility can be a challenge. Any minute now, a train will be going through this railway crossing.
Marine Safety and Security
The Canadian Coast Guard plays a critical role when incidents happen at sea.
To protect Canada’s waters, tankers like this are controlled by local marine pilots when navigating ports or straits.
Canadian authorities keep a close watch on ships moving through our waters.
Regular inspections are essential to keeping our waters safe—making sure tankers like this comply with Canadian and International laws and regulations.
Canada has one of the safest marine tanker systems in the world. New measures will ensure it stays that way. What makes our system safe? Let’s take a look... behind the scenes.
Everyone who operates a power-driven boat in Canada needs proof of competency —something that shows they understand the rules of the water and how to safely operate a boat.
Did you know that any pleasure craft powered by 10 horse power or more needs a licence?
The rules of the road for Canada’s waterways help everyone stay safe.
A lifejacket is your best defence against cold-water shock.
Learn how to keep children safe on/near the water.
Access important information for commercial boat operators and their passengers.
You never know what might happen—or what you might need—so it’s a good idea to always be prepared. Always keep an emergency kit, like this one, in your trunk.
This… is a Canadian winter. And this is one way that we deal with it. Before hitting the road, make sure your view is clear and your car is clean.
For a lot of us, driving is so natural that we don’t always give it much thought.
Combined with summer heat and high speeds, an under-inflated tire can cause a blowout—which can really spoil your vacation plans.
Learn about new technology that helps prevent skids.
Learn about winter tire technology and tips for care.
Aaron McCrorie, head of aviation safety regulations at Transport Canada, reminds you that flying your drone near a forest fire is both dangerous and illegal. You could be fined $25,000 and even go to jail.
Aiming a laser at an aircraft is a federal offence. It poses a serious risk to pilots, passengers, and aviation safety. Never aim laser pointers at or near any aircraft.
Whether you call it an unmanned air vehicle (UAV), remotely piloted aircraft system, model aircraft, remote control aircraft, or drone, always think safety first. Here are some tips to help you fly safely and legally. Learn more: www.tc.gc.ca/SafetyFirst.
Drones and unmanned air vehicles have soared in popularity. Depending on how and where you use them, you may need permission from Transport Canada before you can fly. Find out if you need a Special Flight Operations Certificate: www.tc.gc.ca/SafetyFirst.
When most people think of airports, they think of big, busy terminals that see thousands of passengers each day. But that’s not the only way to fly.
Seaplanes are a great way to visit much of Canada. Keep these tips in mind and you’ll have a safe and memorable trip.
Do your part to make it a safe and comfortable flight for everyone.
Canada’s coastline is the longest in the world—more than 200,000 kilometres on three coasts and the five Great Lakes.
eTV stands for ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles: hybrids, electric vehicles, hydrogen fuel cells, advanced gasoline and diesel engines, all designed to reduce our impact on the environment.
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