Transport Canada

Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. It ensures that air, marine, road and rail transportation are safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible. 

Transport Canada reports to Parliament and Canadians through the minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities. It works with its portfolio partners, other government departments and jurisdictions, and industry to ensure that all parts of Canada's transportation system work well. Transport Canada employs 4,700 people at its headquarters and in five regional offices across the country.

Locations:
Ottawa, Ontario | http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/aboutus-menu.htm
Industries:
Government Services
Headcount:
4700

Latest

May 24, 2019, 18:15 ET Minister Garneau announces the lifting of some restrictions to navigation related to flooding

OTTAWA, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced the lifting of navigation restrictions in certain zones previously identified in Interim Order no.3...


May 24, 2019, 15:16 ET New proposed regulations will better protect railway employees and Canadians along rail corridors

OTTAWA, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - A safe, efficient and reliable rail system is key for transporting passengers across Canada's broad landscape and for moving Canadian goods to market. The Government of...


May 24, 2019, 12:51 ET New funding will support research to develop recycling solutions for fiberglass

BOISBRIAND, QC, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is dedicated to protecting Canada's land and waterways from plastic waste and marine litter. We know that Canadians value their natural...


May 24, 2019, 11:13 ET Canadians to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient and more transparent air...


May 24, 2019, 11:00 ET The Government of Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

FREDERICTON, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build resilience to a changing climate....


May 23, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister Lametti to announce new Clean Transportation System research and development projects

FREDERICTON, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will announce new research...


May 22, 2019, 11:36 ET Minister Garneau announces funding to organizations that promote safe boating practices

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Recreational boating is an activity practiced by many Canadians each year, and the Government of Canada takes their safety very seriously. Given the importance of...


May 21, 2019, 16:27 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to make an announcement on boating safety

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On May 22, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, accompanied by Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors and Member of...


May 21, 2019, 11:00 ET Minister Garneau announces appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector

OTTAWA, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments and reappointments. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with...


May 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Minister Garneau marks the start of North American Safe Boating Awareness Week

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Boating activities are practiced by many Canadians each summer. We can all help to ensure that they are done safely by adopting safe boating practices on our waterways....


May 17, 2019, 06:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau and Minister Duclos to make announcement in Lévis

LÉVIS, QC, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament ...


May 15, 2019, 10:00 ET New project to strengthen Alberta's airport infrastructure resilience to climate change

CALGARY, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Much of Canada's trade moves through federal transportation assets, such as major ports, airports, and land border crossings. These assets are vital to the country's...


May 14, 2019, 20:28 ET Minister Garneau announces changes to navigation restrictions related to flooding

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order identifying zones in which navigation is prohibited due to flooding. The changes are ...


May 10, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the Northern Rockies Regional Airport

FORT NELSON, BC, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or...


May 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the Prince Albert (Glass Field) Airport

PRINCE ALBERT, SK, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ -Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or...


May 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the Northwest Regional Airport

TERRACE, BC, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or...


May 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport to meet with local whale watching company

VANCOUVER, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, will meet with a local Pacific Whale Watch Association company, and speak about new measures to...


May 08, 2019, 12:37 ET Minister Garneau tells Great Lakes Economic Forum that region would benefit from removing trade tariffs and ratifying trade pact

CLEVELAND, OH, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada, the United States, and Mexico have reached an agreement on a new and modern trade agreement. The new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will...


May 02, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada supports a new maritime information system pilot project in partnership with the Tuktoyaktuk Hunters and Trappers Committee

TUKTOYAKTUK, NT, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of ...


May 02, 2019, 11:00 ET Government of Canada announces a new maritime information system pilot project in partnership with the Ekaluktutiak Hunters and Trappers Organization

CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government...


May 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Transport Canada continues to improve the safe transportation of dangerous goods by rail

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - To protect the safety and security of Canadians, especially those along our rail corridors, it is important that the transportation of dangerous goods by rail be done as...


May 01, 2019, 10:03 ET Canada joins the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007, to address shipwrecks and ensure owner accountability

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Wrecked vessels can pose environmental, economic and safety hazards for communities across Canada. Canadians deserve to enjoy and navigate through safe waters, which is...


Apr 30, 2019, 20:43 ET Minister Garneau announces additional navigation restrictions and flooding measures

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order expanding areas in which navigation is prohibited in specific areas of flooding in ...


Apr 30, 2019, 15:17 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to hold a photo opportunity with zero-emission vehicles

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will hold a photo opportunity to mark the coming into effect of the Incentive for Zero-Emission Vehicles Program....


Apr 27, 2019, 22:21 ET Statement by Minister of Transport on navigational restrictions and flood-related measures

OTTAWA, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today released the following statement concerning navigational restrictions in areas affected by spring flooding:...