Canadians who wish to use unmanned aerial vehicles - more commonly known as drones - will have a new set of rules to keep in mind moving forward.
In 2015, more than 146,000 carloads of crude oil were shipped throughout Canada by rail. To protect Canadians and those who live along our rail corridors, it is important that this be done as safely as possible.
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport proposed new amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations that would enhance reporting requirements and expand data collection. The proposed amendments would apply to the transportation of dangerous goods in all transportation sectors.
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has introduced legislation in the House of Commons that will enhance railway safety and make the rail industry and crude oil shippers more accountable to Canadians.
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Transportation Safety Board's (TSB) final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec:
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, is proposing regulations that will provide Transport Canada with new enforcement tools for railway companies that violate the Railway Safety Act.