Omar Alghabra

Pearson Airport gets new funding for critical infrastructure projects

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 Toronto   – As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities. Government of Canada investments also help ensure Canada’s aviation industry is well-positioned to recover from the impacts of the pandemic. Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced new funding to …

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Next phase in procurement process for High Frequency Rail launched

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Ottawa  – High Frequency Rail will transform passenger rail service in Canada through the creation of a faster, more frequent, more accessible and more sustainable rail service among the major centres of Québec City, Trois-Rivières, Montréal, Ottawa, Peterborough and Toronto. Today, the Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, along with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Annie Koutrakis, announced that …

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New public health plan for cruise ships launched

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Halifax – The maritime and tourism sectors have been hit hard by the global COVID-19 pandemic.  Canada is now ready to welcome cruise ships safely back to our waters. In Halifax, the Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced the public health framework the Government of Canada is putting in place to restart cruise ship activity in Canada. As Canada welcomes …

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Russian aircraft barred from entering Canadian airspace

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Ottawa – In response to the Russian leadership’s invasion of Ukraine, the Government of Canada continues to take strong and decisive action. Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Melanie Joly, announced that the Government of Canada is closing Canada’s airspace to all Russian aircraft operators. The Government of Canada is prohibiting the operation of Russian-owned, …

Omar Alghabra

Supporting Halifax Airport with new funding 

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Halifax – As Canada works towards recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities. Government of Canada investments also help ensure Canada’s aviation industry is well-positioned to recover from the impacts of the pandemic. Today, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Sean …

Harjit Sajjan

Supporting Kelowna International Airport with new funding 

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Kelowna – As Canada works towards recovery, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers and communities. Government of Canada investments also help ensure Canada’s aviation industry is well positioned to recover from the impacts of the pandemic. Minister of Transport,  Omar Alghabra and the Minister of International Development and the …

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Government, Trucking Alliance, industry to continue shared dialogue

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Ottawa – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, and the President of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, Stephen Laskowski, issued the following statement: “The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on all Canadians. Within the trucking industry, the pandemic has led to unprecedented challenges. …

Philippe Champagne

Canada announces funding for innovative research to reduce underwater vessel noise

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Vancouver – Mitigating the impacts of human activities, including underwater vessel noise, is vital to the protection and recovery of Canada’s endangered marine mammals. Protecting our marine environment also ensures that Canada’s oceans economy can continue to grow in a sustainable, environmentally responsible way. Minister of Transport,  Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, announced winners …