Given the importance of promoting boating safety best practices to as many Canadians as possible, today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced $2 million in funding for eligible applicants for boating safety projects, starting in 2021.
The Government of Canada is committed to the safety of first responders and the communities they serve. Transport Canada has taken concrete action to support first responders and enhance response capabilities and the Emergency Response Guidebook (Guidebook) is a significant tool to assist first responders in making critical decisions at the scene of an accident.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, today announced two appointments and three reappointments in the transportation sector. The appointees have experience in a number of fields and are active members of their communities. They bring a wide array of knowledge and senior executive and corporate governance expertise to their transportation positions.
Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau announced funding of up to $2.5M over three years for 29 eligible Indigenous communities along the Trans Mountain shipping route to participate in the Quiet Vessel Initiative.