Videos

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. 

Headlines

Canada Transportation Act Review 2014
Canada Transportation Act Review 2014
Duration: 0:52
Added: June-25-14

On June 25, 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport launched a statutory review of the Canada Transportation Act.

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Passengers to be allowed to use portable electronic devices during all phases of flight
Passengers to be allowed to use portable electronic devices during all phases of flight
Duration: 1:40
Added: May-27-14

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 ]

Marine Safety and Security

World-Class Tanker Safety - Incident Command System
World-Class Tanker Safety - Incident Command System
Duration: 0.54
Added: August-08-14

The Canadian Coast Guard plays a critical role when incidents happen at sea.

World-Class Tanker Safety - Pilotage
World-Class Tanker Safety - Pilotage
Duration: 0:54
Added: August-08-14

To protect Canada’s waters, tankers like this are controlled by local marine pilots when navigating ports or straits.

World-Class Tanker Safety - Surveillance and Monitoring
World-Class Tanker Safety - Surveillance and Monitoring
Duration: 1:04
Added: August-11-14

Canadian authorities keep a close watch on ships moving through our waters.

World-Class Tanker Safety - Tanker Inspection
World-Class Tanker Safety - Tanker Inspection
Duration: 1:06
Added: August-07-14

Regular inspections are essential to keeping our waters safe—making sure tankers like this comply with Canadian and International laws and regulations.

World-Class Tanker Safety - Behind The Scenes
World-Class Tanker Safety - Behind The Scenes
Duration: 1:46
Added: August-07-14

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.

Pleasure Craft Operator Card
Pleasure Craft Operator Card
Duration: 1:09
Added: June-01-11

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.

Pleasure Craft Licensing
Pleasure Craft Licensing
Duration: 0:57
Added: June-01-11

Did you know that any pleasure craft powered by 10 horse power or more needs a licence?

Recreational Boating Safety
Recreational Boating Safety
Duration: 1:04
Added: June-01-11

The rules of the road for Canada’s waterways help everyone stay safe.

Wear Your Lifejacket
Wear Your Lifejacket
Duration: 0:39
Added: June-01-11

A lifejacket is your best defence against cold-water shock.

Children's Lifejackets
Children's Lifejackets
Duration: 1:53
Added: July-30-09
Learn how to keep children safe on/near the water.
Boat Safety Briefings
Boat Safety Briefings
Duration: 0:40
Added: June-01-11
Access important information for commercial boat operators and their passengers.

Road Safety

Winter Driving Emergency Kit
Winter Driving Emergency Kit
Duration: 1:36
Added: November-08-11

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.

Winter Driving
Winter Driving
Duration: 1:27
Added: June-01-11

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.

Road Safety
Road Safety
Duration: 0:58
Added: June-01-11

For a lot of us, driving is so natural that we don’t always give it much thought.

Summer Tire Pressure
Summer Tire Pressure
Duration: 0:58
Added: June-01-11

Combined with summer heat and high speeds, an under-inflated tire can cause a blowout—which can really spoil your vacation plans.

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Duration: 1:17
Added: June-01-11
Learn about new technology that helps prevent skids.
Winter Tire Pressure
Winter Tire Pressure
Duration: 1:41
Added: June-01-11
Learn about winter tire technology and tips for care.

Air Safety

Small Aircraft Passenger Guidelines
Small Aircraft Passenger Guidelines
Duration: 4:32
Added: November-22-11

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.

Flying Safe
Flying Safe
Duration: 3:48
Added: July-30-10
Seaplanes are a great way to visit much of Canada. Keep these tips in mind and you’ll have a safe and memorable trip.  

Security

Airport Security
Airport Security
Duration: 1:09
Added: June-01-11

Do your part to make it a safe and comfortable flight for everyone.

Environment

Protecting Our Waters
Protecting Our Waters
Duration: 3:10
Added: February-24-12

Canada’s coastline is the longest in the world—more than 200,000 kilometres on three coasts and the five Great Lakes.

ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles (eTV)
ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles (eTV)
Duration: 1:33
Added: June-01-11

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.