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Transport minister makes national debut

The Hub (Hay River) (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
The ministers at the meeting were, front row, left to right, Monica Ell (Nunavut), Paula Biggar (P.E.I.), federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Steven Del Duca (Ontario), and Nancy Heppner (Saskatchewan). In the back row, from left, are Scott Kent ...

Transportation findings head to Parliament

Western Producer (subscription) - ‎18 hours ago‎
The much anticipated review of the Canada Transportation Act will be tabled in Parliament by Feb. 25. A spokesperson for Transport Canada said last week that transportation minister Marc Garneau will table the findings of the review within 30 days of ...

Cabbies ask for level playing field

Ottawa Sun - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Top federal officials are meeting with a taxi union president to discuss increased industry regulation in light of Uber's lightning spread.

US customs preclearance being discussed for Toronto Island and Quebec City airports

National Post - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau will be in Washington on Tuesday to meet U.S. transport and homeland security secretaries to discuss adding Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport to a list of eight current Canadian ...

Woman wants Canadians to raise the flag on National Flag of Canada Day on Feb. 15 - ‎21 hours ago‎
Along with the flag, the expedition was outfitted with another 27 tons of equipment. • In 1984, the Canadian flag reached new heights when it blasted into space on the flight mission uniform of Marc Garneau, the first Canadian astronaut in space. • In ...
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Porter denies report it's seeking a buyer

680 News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The decision made earlier this month goes beyond concerns about noise from larger planes landing at the island airport, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said at the time. The Ontario Progressive Conservatives, the Opposition in the provincial ...
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Let's call our anti-ISIS mission what it is: Tim Harper

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
He and his defence critic, Marc Garneau, demanded Harper “come clean” on an advise-and-assist mission that was clearly a combat mission.
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Liberals reverse course: What was a combat mission is now not a combat mission

National Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Ten days later, Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau was at a Commons committee, also criticizing the Conservatives for misrepresenting the Iraq mission and not “levelling with Canadians about what's actually going on.

Pickering youth appeal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to use proposed airport lands for agriculture - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
At the time of the interview, Ms. O'Connell and fellow supporters, including Ajax MP Mark Holland, had a meeting planned with transport minister Marc Garneau to let him know they are not only opposed to an airport, but that the lands can be put to good ...
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The discovery of gravitational waves opens up a new window on the cosmos

The Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
Einstein's theory of general relativity, put forward in 1915, is one of the most remarkable intellectual achievements in scientific history.

The inside story behind the bungled Bombardier C Series - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau speaks to staff at Bombardier's CS100 plant Friday, December 18, 2015 in Mirabel, Que.
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Pas de pétrole sur les rails de Lac-Mégantic en 2016 - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Les trains passant par Lac-Mégantic ne transporteront pas de pétrole en 2016, a fait savoir samedi le ministre fédéral des Transports, Marc Garneau, alors qu'on inaugurait officiellement le Bureau de reconstruction du centre-ville. Le transporteur ...
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'Out of respect,' no trains will carry crude oil through Lac-Mégantic in 2016 - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Garneau told a crowd at the inauguration ceremony that he had spoken with the head of the CMQ. "He told me that he will continue, out of respect for the citizens of Lac-Mégantic, to suspend the transport of crude oil through your community … until the ...

Lac-Mégantic residents still suffering 2 years after deadly derailment - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau confirmed Sunday that trains passing through the town of Lac-Mégantic, won't carry crude oil until next year.
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Cabbies press for federal controls over ride-hailing services

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The national union president representing Ottawa taxi drivers has set up meetings with Transport Minister Marc Garneau and the Prime Minister's office this week to discuss industry regulation so cab companies and Uber can operate on what the cabbies ...

QP Friday: Opposition pushes for details on anti-ISIS plan (subscription) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and Transport Minister Marc Garneau avoided answering any questions about the government's plan to defeat ISIS and refused to say whether the revised mission will be put to a vote and debated in Parliament.
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Majority of Lac-Megantic residents show signs of PTSD: report

CTV News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
One issue that remains unresolved is the rails - many citizens want the tracks to be diverted around the town rather than through it.
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Feds, locals to work together to deal with abandoned cargo vessel near Montreal - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, who heads the 82-municipality Montreal Metropolitan Community, told reporters today he expects to discuss the matter in Ottawa this week with Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo.

PHOTO ONLY: Canadian Astronauts Reunite to Mark the National Research Council of Canada's 100th Anniversary

Digital Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
Members of the first team of Canadian astronauts were reunited today in Ottawa to mark the National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) centennial year.
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Saskatchewan's municipalities put overwhelming support behind Energy East - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The approved motion will see SUMA write a letter to the Transport Minister Marc Garneau, voicing their strong support for the pipeline.