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|Rental boat safety||
Check out Transport Canada’s rental boat checklist before you get out on the water.
|Responding to Railcar Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids||
Flammable liquids fires are dangerous goods or hazmat fires. They are complex, and pose unique risk. Learn more about the first responders’ approach to railway incidents involving flammable liquids.
|Canada’s New Drone Safety Rules||
New drone safety rules in effect June 1, 2019.
Wonder if you need to register your drone, take an exam or where you can fly?
Learn about the two main categories of drone operation in Canada: basic and advanced, and the set of rules drone pilots must follow for each category.
Know before you go!
|Chart Your Course – Marine Training in Canada’s North||
Take advantage of training opportunities at a school funded through the Oceans Protection Plan and learn the skills necessary to protect and preserve Canada’s oceans.
|0:30||Oceans Protection Plan||2019-03-27|
|Marine 101: What happens when a ship enters Canadian waters?||
Canada has a strong marine safety system. Learn more about what happens when a vessel enters Canadian waters.
|2:46||Oceans Protection Plan||2019-03-05|
|Drone Safety Mission 4: Fly your drone safely and responsibly||
New drone safety rules in effect June 1, 2019. Are you ready for your fourth mission? Ensure you're flying your drone safely and responsibly.
Know before you go!
|Drone Safety Mission 3: Take your drone pilot online exam||
New drone safety rules in effect June 1, 2019. Are you ready for your third drone safety mission? Visit the Drone Management Portal to take your drone pilot online exam.
Know before you go!
|Drone Safety Mission 2: Register your drone||
New drone safety rules in effect June 1, 2019. Are you ready for your second drone safety mission? Visit the Drone Management Portal to register your drone.
Know before you go!
|Annual Council of Ministers responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety||
Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety.
|Drone Safety Mission 1: Create your account||
New drone safety rules in effect June 1, 2019. Are you ready for your first drone safety mission? Create your online account on our Drone Management Portal for easy access to our new drone services 24/7.
Know before you go!
|Mrs. Claus and Santa are cleared to be in Canadian airspace!||
For the first time in Transport Canada history, Mrs. Claus calls Minister Garneau to obtain permission to fly in Canadian airspace alongside Santa!
Mrs. Claus has been training all year to become a pilot to help address the pilot shortage issue across the globe.
|Oceans Protection Plan – Science, research tools, and public input||Oceans Protection Plan – Science, research tools, and public input||0:29||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Oceans Protection Plan – Two years of accomplishments||Canada's Oceans Protection Plan - new measures launched in the last two years||1:14||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Oceans Protection Plan – Protecting whales||Canada's Oceans Protection Plan – Helping to protect whales||0:30||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Oceans Protection Plan – Removing abandoned vessels||Canada's Oceans Protection Plan – Removing abandoned vessels||0:30||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Oceans Protection Plan – Northern marine training program||Canada's Oceans Protection Plan – Northern marine training program||0:30||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Reconciliation Framework Agreement||Canada's first ever Reconciliation Framework Agreement||1:54||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-11-07|
|Minister Garneau – Let's Talk Transportation.ca||Minister Garneau invites you to have to have your say about transportation issues.||0:16||Transport||2018-09-05|
|Rail Safety Improvement Program||This year, the Government of Canada is investing over $20 million to improve railway safety.||0:29||Rail||2018-08-02|
|Oceans Protection Plan: World-leading marine safety – prevention and response||One of our main goals under the Oceans Protection Plan is to develop a world-leading marine safety system. What does that mean? Check out this video.||0:31||Oceans Protection Plan||2018-07-06|
|Minister Garneau marks Day of the Seafarer||Minister Garneau wishes mariners good health on International Maritime Organization's Day of the Seafarer||0:58||Marine||2018-06-25|
|General aviation safety video||An introduction to general aviation safety.||1:18||Aviation||2018-05-15|
|Be a boating super hero||
Be a boating super hero. It's simple with these five boating tips.
Vehicles that drive in the dark with no lights on, also known as 'phantom vehicles', pose a safety risk as they are difficult to see in low-light conditions.
|Video message from Parliamentary Secretary McCrimmon on International Women's Day||
Video message from Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, on International Women's Day.
|Minister Garneau highlights the roles women play in Canada's transportation system||
Minister Garneau highlights the roles women play in Canada's transportation system.
|Cooperative truck platooning systems||
Cooperative truck platooning systems significantly reduce fuel consumption and emissions, while potentially improving road safety and efficiency.
|The Canadian Navigable Waters Act||
The Canadian Navigable Waters Act restores lost protections for the public right to navigate on all navigable waters.
A new generation of clean, efficient vehicle technologies are on the horizon for Canada.
|Transport Canada explores drone technology for use in the Canadian Arctic||
Transport Canada is exploring drone technology for surveillance in Northern Canada. Drone trials began in June 2017 and will go on until March 31, 2019.
|Minister Garneau helps Prime Minister Trudeau track Santa||
Minister Garneau helps Prime Minister Trudeau track Santa who is not answering his phone. Minister Garneau reminds you to drive distracted-free this holiday season.
No one needs distractions popping up while driving.
|Buying a drone? Learn the rules.||
Buying a drone for yourself or as a gift? Flying a drone makes you a pilot. Follow the rules to fly your drone safely and avoid fines.
|B-roll of the National Aerial Surveillance Program||
A video of Transport Canada's National Aerial Surveillance Program.
|Port State Control – Safe and Sustainable from Port to Port||
Since the mid-nineteen seventies, the world's port state regimes have worked together to ensure safety of life, protection of the marine environment, and decent living and working conditions for seafarers.
|National Trade Corridors Fund||
Canada is a trading nation. 1 in 6 Canadian jobs depend on international commerce.
|Oil Tanker Moratorium Act||
The Act will prohibit oil tankers carrying over 12,500 metric tonnes of oil from stopping, loading or unloading at ports or marine installations in northern British Columbia.
|0:31||Oceans Protection Plan||2017-06-14|
|#C49 Will Strengthen Rights for Air Passengers in Canada||
Canada is a vast country. Air travel is essential to move people and goods. Sometimes there are factors complicating this. This is why the government of Canada is proposing legislation that would strengthen rights for travellers.
|Individual arrested for pointing laser at helicopter||
An individual was arrested after he was caught pointing a laser at a helicopter. The individual pleaded guilty and was fined $3,000.
|Transport Canada crash test show safety improvements in newer vehicle models||
This crash test between 2007 and 2014 car models shows that enhancements in newer vehicle structures improve protection and reduce the risk of injury to drivers.
|Overview of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) 2016||
Learn more about the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). What is the ERG? Who is it for? This video also includes two scenarios to explain how to use the ERG.
|Changes in the 2016 Edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)||
This video explains the changes that have been made to the 2016 Edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook.
|Santa is fit to fly and ready for take-off||
Minister Garneau meets with Santa and confirms that he has successfully renewed his pilot license and passed his annual medical examination.
|Fly your drone safely and legally||
It's your responsibility to fly your drone safely and legally.
|Oceans Protection Plan||
Video explaining what is the Government of Canada's Oceans Protection Plan.
|1:08||Oceans Protection Plan||2016-11-07|
|Transport Canada celebrates 80 years of leadership in transportation||
Proud of our past. Building our tomorrow.
|New Alternative Standard for Recreational Boating School||
Inform the public on the new alternative standard for Recreational boating school. Presentation of the new alternative standard for Recreational boating school, the scope, the new Recreational Boating School report form, the letter of participation and the small vessel compliance program component.
|How much damage could a drone do to a plane?||
A drone could cause serious damage if it hit a plane. Hundreds of lives could be at risk.
|It's not a game||
Flying your drone near a plane is not a game – it's illegal, and puts the lives of every person on board at risk.
|Dumb ways to blind||
This video, "Dumb Ways to Blind", features happy creatures who suffer unfortunate outcomes when they misuse laser pointers. It was done in the style of "Dumb Ways to Die", a November 2012 Metro Trains safety video that went viral.
|Laser strikes can cost you big||
Pointing a laser at an aircraft is a serious offence – offenders face up to $100,000 in fines, five years in prison, or both.
|Minister Garneau launches North American Safe Boating Awareness Week||
Marc Garneau, Canada's Transport Minister shares some tips to ensure a safe boating season.
|May the 4th end laser strikes||
In honour of Star Wars Day (May 4th), Transport Canada is calling out to all Canadians to put an end to laser strikes.
Download video: May the 4th end laser strikes (.mp4, 35.4 MB)
|Transport Canada uncovers potential dangerous defect in Toyota RAV4||
Transport Canada research engineers and investigators have uncovered a potentially dangerous defect in 2006 to 2012 Toyota RAV4 models.
Download video: Transport Canada uncovers potential dangerous defect in Toyota RAV4 (.mp4, 17.3 MB)
|Rail Grade Crossing||New Grade Crossing Regulations.||1:34||Rail||2016-02-05|
|Engineering Inspections||General Rail Safety with a focus on Engineering Inspections.||1:05||Rail||2016-02-05|
|Rail Safety Overview - Safety in Action||
General Rail Safety.
|Operations and Equipment Inspections||General Rail Safety with a focus on Operations and Equipment Inspections.||1:51||Rail||2016-02-05|
|B-roll of the Federal, Provincial, Territorial Transportation and Highway Safety Minister's meeting in Ottawa on January 28, 2016||
Minister Garneau and his Provincial and Territorial counterparts are meeting today to discuss our transportation system.
|Minister Garneau speaks about his meeting with Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety||
Excerpt from the speech of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, during the January 28, 2016 news conference following the Council of Ministers.
In a time of new discoveries, the skies are filled with drones. One department will step up and try to restore understanding across the galaxy.
|Minister of Transport congratulates Bombardier on the certification of its C Series aircraft||
Excerpt from the speech of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, during the December 18th 2015 news conference at the Bombardier Mirabel Facility.
|Drones over 35 kilograms, you need permission to fly!||
Flying a drone isn't just fun and games. You may need permission from Transport Canada
|'Tis the season of drones!||
Many people will receive drones over the holidays this year. But before enjoying their gift, new users should learn how to fly them safely and legally.
|Curious drone? Privacy and trespassing||
If you're using a drone in your backyard, avoid flying over private properties or taking photos or videos without permission.
|Reporting drone mischief||
Drone users can't fly wherever they like. If you think someone has committed a crime or breached your privacy, report it to your local police department right away.
|Don't get burned! Keep drones away from forest fires.||
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.
|Pointing a laser at aircraft is a crime. Not a bright idea.||
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.
|Do I need permission to fly my drone or unmanned air vehicle?||
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.
When the cold water hits your chest you will hyperventilate. Your blood pressure goes way up. If you're elderly that can be fatal.
|World-Class Tanker Safety - Surveillance and Monitoring||
Canadian authorities keep a close watch on ships moving through our waters.
|World-Class Tanker Safety - Incident Command System||
The Canadian Coast Guard plays a critical role when incidents happen at sea.
|World-Class Tanker Safety - Pilotage||
To protect Canada's waters, tankers like this are controlled by local marine pilots when navigating ports or straits.
|World-Class Tanker Safety - Tanker Inspection||
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||
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.
|National Aerial Surveillance Program – Protecting Our Waters||
Canada's coastline is the longest in the world—more than 200,000 kilometres on three coasts and the five Great Lakes.
|Small Aircraft Passenger Guidelines||
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.
|Winter Driving Emergency Kit||
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.
|Distractions Can Be Deadly||
With all that noise, you might think it's an easy thing to avoid a train.
|Pleasure Craft Operator Card||
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||
Did you know that any pleasure craft powered by 10 horse power or more needs a licence?
|Recreational Boating Safety||
The rules of the road for Canada's waterways help everyone stay safe.
|Wear Your Lifejacket||
A lifejacket is your best defence against cold-water shock.
For a lot of us, driving is so natural that we don't always give it much thought.
Seaplanes are a great way to visit much of Canada. Keep these tips in mind and you'll have a safe and memorable trip.
|Winter Railway Crossing||
On a day like this, visibility can be a challenge. Any minute now, a train will be going through this railway crossing.
Learn how to keep children safe on/near the water.
|Boat Safety Briefings||
Access important information for commercial boat operators and their passengers.
|Summer Tire Pressure||
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)||
Learn about new technology that helps prevent skids.
|Winter Tire Pressure||
Learn about winter tire technology and tips for care.
Do your part to make it a safe and comfortable flight for everyone.