Appointment to the Canadian Transportation Agency

Five-year mandate for Mr. Scott Hugh Streiner

OTTAWA, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Scott Streiner of Ottawa, Ontario, as Chairperson, Member, and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Transportation Agency for a term of five years.

During his career, Mr. Streiner has occupied several executive positions, including Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy at the Privy Council Office, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy at Transport Canada, Executive Director of the Aerospace Review, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy with the Labour Program, and Vice President, Program Delivery at the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. He has also taught university courses and seminars at Carleton University.

Mr. Streiner has received a number of academic honours and awards. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Department of East Asian Studies of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, as well as a Master of Arts in International Affairs and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa. He is also a graduate of the Government of Canada's Advanced Leadership Program and Accelerated Executive Development Program.

Quick Facts

  • The Canadian Transportation Agency is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal and economic regulator. It makes decisions and determinations on a wide range of matters involving air, rail and marine modes of transportation under the authority of Parliament, as set out in the Canada Transportation Act and other legislation.
  • Its mission is to be a respected and trusted tribunal and economic regulator through efficient dispute resolution and essential economic regulation.

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"I am very pleased Mr. Streiner has accepted the position of Chairperson. The Canadian Transportation Agency will greatly benefit from his leadership and his vast experience with a wide range of policy issues."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport

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SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Zach Segal, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700


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