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Minister Raitt launches Rail Safety Week with new funding for railway crossing improvements

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched Rail Safety Week and announced new funding for railway crossing improvements. This year, Transport Canada will provide more than $9.7 million for improvements at over 600 railway crossings across the country through its Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP).

North Vancouver's Low Level Road Project now complete, as new section of Spirit Trail officially opened

Enhanced safety for pedestrians and cyclists, more capacity for port

Appointment to the Thunder Bay Port Authority

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Bonny Lynn Skene of Dryden, Ontario, to the board of directors of the Thunder Bay Port Authority for a term of three years.

Canada and Israel improve transportation links

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport, was in Israel today to sign an Air Transport Agreement, a Declaration of Intent on Aviation Security, and a Memorandum of Understanding on transportation with Mr. Yisrael Katz, Israel's Minister of Transport and Road Safety

The Government of Canada introduces new railway regulations to reduce accidents and save lives

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced regulations to help prevent accidents and improve railway safety. The new Grade Crossings Regulations establish new safety standards for federally-regulated grade crossings. Amendments to the Transportation Information Regulations will help identify and address safety risks proactively.

Waverley West Arterial Roads Project Completed

Today officials formally opened the Waverley West Arterial Roads Project, a series of road infrastructure improvements that provide vital transportation links in this growing residential area, including the extension of Kenaston Boulevard which is a principal route for people and goods within Winnipeg and Manitoba

Transport Canada urges owners of GM-recalled vehicles to have ignition switch repairs completed

Transport Canada is reminding owners of General Motors (GM) vehicles affected by the recall of ignition switches to take their vehicles into GM dealers for repairs as soon as possible

Investment at Stony Rapids Airport

Rob Clarke, Member of Parliament for Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $7,405,840 over two years, to enhance safety at the Stony Rapids Airport

Today Marks Official Opening of Mississauga Transitway - Phase 1

Today, the first four stations of the Mississauga Transitway were officially opened by all three levels of government at a ceremony at the new Dixie Station. This dedicated corridor is the first of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area and will make east-west travel across the city more efficient.

Cruise vessels can now plug in at Port of Halifax

The shore power system to allow cruise vessels to plug in when calling the Port of Halifax is now complete and fully operational.

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