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Electronic logging devices for commercial motor vehicles

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Ontario – In 2019, Transport Canada announced that commercial motor vehicle drivers who cross provincial/territorial borders must use certified electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record their hours of service. To give the industry, provinces and territories time to get ready, industry was advised that the federal regulations would not be enforced until January 1, 2023. As of June 12, 2022, Ontario …

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Supporting Ottawa Airport infrastructure with new funding 

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Ottawa – The pandemic highlighted the important role Canada’s airports play in our country’s economy and in sustaining the social and economic well-being of our communities. As Canada’s air sector continues to recover, investments in airport infrastructure are crucial to ensuring that Canadian travellers have access to safe and reliable air transportation options. Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced new …

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National Drowning Prevention Week: Follow safety practices

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Ottawa – Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said on National Drowning Prevention Week: “This week is National Drowning Prevention Week—an opportunity to reflect on the importance of practising safe boating habits that help prevent drownings. For many Canadians, summer is the time to enjoy the warmer weather by the water. “Drowning is now the third leading cause of unintentional death among …

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Reducing further traveller wait times at major airport

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Ottawa – The Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports. Minister Alghabra will …

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Reducing traveller wait times at Canadian airports

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Ottawa –  Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: “The Government of Canada …

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Concluding on-road testing of West Rouge Automated Shuttle

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Toronto – The City of Toronto, TTC and Metrolinx have concluded the on-road portion of the West Rouge Automated Shuttle Trial in Scarborough. The on-road trial was the culmination of research and preparation by the project partners to learn more about the future of automated shuttles in public transit delivery in Toronto and the potential future benefits of such neighbourhood-based …