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Transport Minister Marc Garneau to outline rail safety upgrades

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau will meet with residents Tuesday in Lac Mégantic, where 47 people died nearly three years ago after tanker cars filled with crude derailed and exploded in the centre of town.

Marc Garneau: Rail safety in Canada is on the right track

The Suburban Newspaper - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Each year, too many Canadians are struck and killed by moving trains while trespassing on tracks. This is entirely preventable. prev.
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Ottawa earmarks $10.9M to upgrade 400 rail crossings this year

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Marc Garneau says it is part of the federal Grade Crossing Improvement Program (GCIP), which shares up to 50 percent of the cost to fix dangerous crossings with railways and local municipalities.

The Economic Club Presents: An Address by Transport Minister Marc Garneau

Benzinga - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 26, 2016) - Transport Minister Marc Garneau will address the Economic Club of Canada's members and guests.
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Feds Paid $75M Lac-Megantic Settlement To Victims To Avoid Lawsuits

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 2, 2016‎
marc garneau Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the government did not have any legal responsibility for the Lac-Megantic disaster.
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Lac-Mégantic : salle comble pour entendre les réponses du ministre Marc Garneau

ICI.Radio-Canada.ca - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Les citoyens de Lac-Mégantic ont fait part de leurs inquiétudes et de leurs attentes au ministre des Transports du Canada, Marc Garneau, de passage dans leur ville mardi soir. Le ministre les a conviés à une séance publique au cours de laquelle chacun ...

Chose promise, chose due : Marc Garneau sera à Lac-Mégantic mardi prochain

ICI.Radio-Canada.ca - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Le président de la compagnie ferroviaire Central Maine and Quebec Railway répondra aussi aux questions citoyennes. Il semble qu'aucune annonce importante ne soit faite à cette occasion; Marc Garneau souhaite simplement entendre les préoccupations ...
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Federal ministers praise Notley but make no pipeline promises at Kananaskis retreat

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Transportation Minister Marc Garneau, said the government is steadily working towards implementing the moratorium but would not give a timeline or say whether it is intended to be short-term or a permanent ban on tankers carrying crude oil.

Vocal in opposition, Liberals turn quiet on fate of jailed Saudi blogger

The Globe and Mail (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Less than a year ago, Liberal MP Marc Garneau stood up in the Commons to demand prime minister Stephen Harper personally contact the King of Saudi Arabia to seek the release of blogger Raif Badawi, a man sentenced to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes ...
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Auto erotic: Self-driving cars will let occupants bonk on the go

The Register - ‎8 hours ago‎
Canada's transport minister Marc Garneau has been soliciting submissions about inattentive drivers in cars with autonomous features, most of which aren't as much interested in drivers' amours.

VIA Rail getting 'no long-term strategic direction' from government: AG

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Speaking on his way into a cabinet meeting, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he is taking the auditor general's findings seriously and will address the weaknesses he identified.

Feds quietly paid $75M settlement for Lac-Mégantic victims and to avoid lawsuits

OHS Canada - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Last week, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the figure was “classified” when asked how much taxpayer money the government set aside for the settlement.
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Self-driving features could lead to more sex in moving cars, expert warns

CBC.ca - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Federal officials, who have been tasked with building a regulatory framework to govern driverless cars, highlighted their concerns in briefing notes compiled for Transport Minister Marc Garneau soon after he took on the portfolio last fall. "The issue ...

Lac-Mégantic residents dissatisfied with message from transport minister

Montreal Gazette - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Lac-Mégantic residents had the opportunity to demand answers to some of their lingering questions from Federal Minister of Transport Marc Garneau Tuesday night, including whether the town will get a new set of train tracks bypassing its residential core.

@Kady's Watchlist for May 2 – Life and death on the Commons agenda today

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau fields questions from MPs on the government's proposal to change the Air Canada Public Participation Act, while Human Resources resumes its review of the Liberals' promised rollback on union financial disclosure ...

Feds quietly paid $75M for Lac-Megantic crash

InsideHalton.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Last week, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the figure was "classified" when asked how much taxpayer money the government set aside for the settlement.

Airlines see bigger insurance costs as Ottawa cancels war-risk program

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Last year, Canadian air carriers lobbied Liberal Transport Minister Marc Garneau to keep Canada's system in place, saying that the threat level from terrorism is much lower than for, say, American carriers - and that Ottawa has never had to pay out a ...
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Notley aimed to 'change the narrative' on Alberta oil in US trip

CTV News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Speaking with reporters after Notley's speech, Transport Minister Marc Garneau stood by the federal government's position to ban crude oil tankers from B.C.

(CRAIG GLOVER, The London Free Press)

London Free Press - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau last week marked rail safety week by announcing $10.9 million worth of improvements at 400 crossings across Canada.

Ottawa shelled out $75 million for Lac Mégantic fund, very quietly

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Transport Canada and Treasury Board President Scott Brison have all repeatedly refused to disclose how much the government paid into the settlement fund.
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