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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.
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Ottawa earmarks $10.9M to upgrade 400 rail crossings this year - ‎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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Lac-Mégantic : salle comble pour entendre les réponses du ministre Marc Garneau - ‎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 ...

Port of Vancouver's jet-fuel pipeline approval surprises minister

Vancouver Sun - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
A spokesman for Transport Minister Marc Garneau (seen in the House of Commons) said the minister was annoyed that the Port of Vancouver did not give him a headsup that they were issuing a permit for construction of a jet fuel pipeline to YVR.

Chose promise, chose due : Marc Garneau sera à Lac-Mégantic mardi prochain - ‎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.
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Talk about distracted driving: 'Once computers are doing the driving, there will be a lot more sex in cars'

National Post - ‎35 minutes ago‎
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.

MPs stand out for dissent

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎11 hours ago‎
Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Bill C-10 is intended to clear up confusion about the kind of maintenance work referred to in the law.

Passengers face delays as profitable freight traffic increases on CN-owned tracks

London Free Press - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Free Press asked federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau for his stance on the issue, to which his staff said Friday he will review the matter.
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Can Bombardier get its bailout while keeping it in the family? (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
So does Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who as a former astronaut and head of the Canadian Space Agency knows all about the economic benefits of R&D in the industry.

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

Amorous antics behind the wheel concern experts

News Talk 610 CKTB - ‎5 hours ago‎
... distracted driving -- sex. Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence foresees an increase in fooling around behind the wheel.

The mile-high (long?) club, behind the wheel - ‎8 hours ago‎
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 ...

Garneau calls for 'smart' transport system -

Northumberland News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Canada must make its transportation system smarter and greener, says Transport Minister Marc Garneau, but documents show the country is falling behind its trading partners in connecting infrastructure to the vehicles that use it.
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A Revived Northern Gateway to Oblivion for Grits? - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
But recent comments by federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau have opponents gearing up to fight the controversial pipeline proposal again.
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Government won't say what it paid to Lac-Mégantic settlement fund

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Garneau met with Lac-Mégantic residents Tuesday to mark rail safety week. He heard locals reiterate their long-standing demand for a new bypass route that would steer trains away from the downtown core, part of which was obliterated by the spectacular ...
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Federal Liberals invoke closure on Air Canada legislation

CTV News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The federal government is invoking closure to end debate on a law that requires Air Canada to perform maintenance in Montreal. Debate on bill C-10 began in the House of Commons on Monday, but on Wednesday Transportation Minister Marc Garneau said ...
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Bombardier deal with Delta renews Quebec calls for Ottawa bailout - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"We're wondering how long it will take for them to move on this," Chartrand told CBC Montreal's Daybreak. He hopes the Delta deal will not only save jobs on the chopping block but potentially add jobs too.