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

Jan 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadians to benefit from new and expanded air transport agreements

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - From visiting friends and family to getting goods to markets around the world, Canadians rely on a robust aviation industry with diverse international air services....


Jan 10, 2019, 11:38 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the airport in Webequie First Nation

WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION, TREATY 9 TERRITORY, ON, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling ...


Jan 09, 2019, 11:09 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable Bob Nault to visit the airport in Webequie First Nation

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will tour a recently completed safety...


Jan 09, 2019, 10:10 ET Minister Garneau unveils Canada's new drone safety regulations

Drone pilots to register their drones and obtain a pilot certificate by June 1, 2019 OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Transport Canada is committed to enhancing aviation and public safety while...


Jan 09, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to announce new rules for drones/

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems, commonly known as drones. ...


Jan 08, 2019, 11:19 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to announce new rules for drones

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems, commonly known as drones. ...


Dec 21, 2018, 08:15 ET Minister of Transport moves to improve fatigue management for railway employees

OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Transport Canada recognizes that fatigue must be addressed in all modes of transportation and is committed to doing all it can to protect the safety of Canadians. Today, ...


Dec 20, 2018, 11:51 ET Minister Garneau clears Santa for Christmas Eve flight in Canadian airspace

Newly licensed Mrs. Claus to join Santa as co-pilot for this year's flight OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Transport Canada is pleased to announce that Minister Garneau has cleared Santa Claus for...


Dec 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Government of Canada announces funding opportunities for infrastructure projects to create jobs and diversify trade

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The quality of transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian businesses in the global marketplace. Today, the...


Dec 17, 2018, 11:10 ET Government of Canada takes major step to provide Canadians with new air passenger protection rights

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is one step closer to providing Canadians with important new air...


Dec 14, 2018, 16:47 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to make an important announcement on air passenger protection rights

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement on the next step in establishing new air passenger protection regulations. The...


Dec 14, 2018, 11:27 ET Minister Garneau responds to Transportation Safety Board recommendations made during investigation of 2017 West Wind Aviation accident

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued the following statement about the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's recommendations made during...


Dec 12, 2018, 13:00 ET Minister Garneau announces new regulations to better financially protect marine passengers in the event of marine accidents

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada takes marine safety and security, and the well-being of all Canadians very seriously. That is why we are taking action to better financially...


Dec 12, 2018, 09:38 ET Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer for all Canadians

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians, visitors and business travellers deserve and rely on fit and well-rested flight crews to move them across Canada and around the world. Transport Canada...


Dec 11, 2018, 17:48 ET Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to make an important announcement on Canada's flight crew fatigue regulations

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will hold a news conference regarding Canada's flight crew fatigue management regulations. Minister Garneau will be...


Dec 10, 2018, 13:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at Tofino-Long Beach Airport

TOFINO, BC, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or...


Dec 07, 2018, 10:08 ET Government of Canada delivers marine safety infrastructure to Nunavut through the Oceans Protection Plan

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. That is why the Government of Canada, under the Oceans...


Dec 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Minister Garneau marks International Civil Aviation Day

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today to mark International Civil Aviation Day: "As Canada's Minister of Transport, it is my...


Dec 06, 2018, 14:33 ET The Government of Canada hosts stakeholder roundtable discussion on commodity supply chain

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - An efficient and reliable transportation system for moving Canadian commodities to market is key to the continued success of Canada's economy. Today, the Honourable Marc...


Dec 05, 2018, 15:36 ET Government of Canada continues to collaborate with Indigenous communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada's oceans that span generations. They value them as a source of livelihood, food security, and transportation routes....


Dec 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at Moosonee Airport

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting...


Dec 04, 2018, 12:00 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at Fort Chipewyan Airport

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting...


Dec 01, 2018, 13:52 ET Canada, UK conclude agreement to maintain flights to support the air transport, tourism and trade sectors

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians rely on a robust aviation industry with diverse international air services. Growing Canada's air transport relationships allows airlines to provide passengers...


Nov 30, 2018, 16:30 ET Government of Canada provides over $2.5 million to four British Columbia coastal communities to increase availability of maritime data

VICTORIA, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada's oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. The Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection...


Nov 30, 2018, 16:00 ET Government of Canada supports removal of abandoned boats in British Columbia through the Oceans Protection Plan

VICTORIA, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Abandoned boats are a growing problem across Canada. The Government of Canada, through its Oceans Protection Plan, is working hard to deter this irresponsible practice....