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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

New One Mile House interchange opens, improving safety and convenience for motorists

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK — Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; Claude Williams, New Brunswick Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure; and Mel Norton, Mayor of Saint John, today marked the opening of the Route 1 — One Mile House Interchange.

Minister Raitt supports action by Canada Post to return to financial sustainability

OTTAWA — The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, made the following statement today, in response to Canada Post’s Five-point Action Plan.

A new bridge over the St. Lawrence for 2018, says Minister Lebel

MONTREAL – 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, today announced a new accelerated timeline for the construction of the new bridge for the St. Lawrence.

MP Weston and Minister Williams mark the completion of the Saint John Harbour Bridge rehabilitation project

MP Weston and Minister Williams mark the completion of the Saint John Harbour Bridge rehabilitation project

Local students give creative names to LRT tunnel road headers

Local students give creative names to LRT tunnel road headers

Construction starts on west segment of the Mississauga Transitway

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO —The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; Bob Delaney, Member of Provincial Parliament for Mississauga—Streetsville; Her Worship Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga; and Bruce McCuaig, President and CEO of Metrolinx, today marked the start of the west segment construction of the Mississauga Transitway.

Government of Canada awards contract for preparatory studies for electronic systems for the new bridge for the St. Lawrence project

OTTAWA — The Government of Canada today awarded a contract to IBI Group to further the work on the Government of Canada’s commitment to a new bridge for the St. Lawrence.

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