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Harper government invests in new Asia-Pacific Gateway transportation infrastructure projects

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of approximately $16.5 million for nine Asia-Pacific Gateway transportation infrastructure projects in British Columbia that support Asia-Pacific trade and boost the competitive advantages of Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway.

Highway 1 four-laning project hits half way mark

Construction is now finished on three more kilometres of upgrades that will improve safety and reliability on the Trans-Canada Highway, announced Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and for Western Economic Diversification, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and B.C.'s Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone.

Minister Raitt meets with Alberta Enterprise Group to talk about the future of transportation

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, met with key Alberta business owners, investors and entrepreneurs today to talk about the road ahead for transportation and trade in the region

Two roadway projects improve traffic and expand capacity in Richmond, British Columbia

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and the Hon. Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, along with Malcolm Brodie, Mayor of Richmond,

Intersection improvements start on Highway 97 at Oceola Road

LAKE COUNTRY – Work is underway to upgrade a key highway intersection in Lake Country to improve safety and access for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians

Transport Canada proposes changes to strengthen the safe transportation of dangerous goods

Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport proposed new amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations that would enhance reporting requirements and expand data collection

Vehicle recall powers getting introduced

Today the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced the Government of Canada's intention to introduce legislation in the House of Commons that will better protect Canadian motorists through new powers to order vehicle recalls. This new legislation was previously announced in Budget 2015.

Construction begins on latest Highway 3 safety improvements

Work will begin shortly on the highway realignment project to improve safety between Sunday Creek and Sunday Summit on Highway 3.

Appointment to the Thunder Bay Port Authority

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Tracy Buckler of Thunder Bay, Ontario, to the Board of Directors of the Thunder Bay Port Authority for a term of three years.

Joint infrastructure investment unlocks growing Canadian trade opportunities

The Prince Rupert Port Authority today announced the completion of the Port of Prince Rupert's $97-million Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC), unlocking new terminal developments and market access for Canadian exporters.

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