OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities today announced the
appointment of Mr. Gary Drouin to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of
Canada (TATC). He has been appointed as a part time member for a
"I am pleased that the TATC will benefit from the breadth of knowledge
about the transportation industry that Mr. Drouin brings through his
expertise in the field of rail transport ," said Minister Lebel.
Mr. Drouin of Chelsea, Quebec, has over 30 years of experience in
management and administration at Transport Canada, where he has
specialized in rail safety. In his daily work, and as president of an
international symposium, Mr. Drouin has actively promoted level
crossing safety and trespass prevention though outreach and education.
Through his skill in facilitating international partnerships, sharing
knowledge, and fostering collaboration on projects, he has contributed
to Canada being recognized as a world leader in railway safety. Mr.
Drouin has received several prizes for excellence, including one from
l'Association du transport écolier du Québec for his work on school
transport safety. He has been a member of a number of organizations
including the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Canadian
Association of Police Chiefs.
The TATC is a multimodal tribunal that provides a recourse mechanism to
the air, rail and marine sectors with respect to certain administrative
actions taken by the Minister of Transport under various pieces of
federal transportation legislation. The TATC holds review and appeal
hearings at the request of persons affected by these administrative
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa
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