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 Canada is taking key steps to improve railway safety and reduce the likelihood of future accidents.
The Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program is part of the Government of Canada’s efforts to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and to support research into new and emerging clean technologies. The program provides grants to support academic researchers that are developing emission-reduction technologies and practices in the marine, rail and aviation sectors.
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 environment, and we have a responsibility to prevent plastic pollution now and into the future.
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. The Government of Canada is committed to protecting air quality and ensuring Canadians have healthy communities in which to live, work and raise their families.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments and reappointments. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with 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.
On May 22, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, accompanied by Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for Longueuil — Charles-LeMoyne, will make an announcement related to boating safety.