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Completion of the Roberts Bank Causeway Overpass announced

The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the completion of the new Roberts Bank Causeway Overpass, along with Cliff Stewart, Vice President of Infrastructure Delivery of Port Metro Vancouver (PMV). This major infrastructure project will improve container handling capacity, as well as increase rail capacity and enhance the safety and fluidity of traffic to and from the Deltaport Container Terminal in Delta, British Columbia

Extension of Highway 5

Mr. Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Mr. Robert Poëti, Quebec Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Montréal region, and Ms. Stéphanie Vallée, Quebec Minister of Justice and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, today officially inaugurated section 2 of Highway 5 in the municipalities of Chelsea and La Pêche, in the Outaouais region

Completion of Highway 35

Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec, Robert Poëti, Quebec Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Montréal Region, and Claude Carignan, Leader of the Government in the Senate, today inaugurated a segment of Highway 35 between Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Highway 133 in Saint-Sébastien. Also present for the occasion were Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont, and Pierre Paradis, Quebec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy and Minister responsible for the Montérégie region

Competitive transportation system crucial for global trade and tourism

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed Toronto business leaders to highlight the steps being taken by the Government of Canada to ensure Canada's transportation network is adapting and modernizing in order to support global trade now and in the years ahead

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