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.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honorable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Québec, will make an announcement in Lévis.
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. To mark the start of this year’s North American Safe Boating Awareness Week, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, shared important tips for keeping recreational boaters safe.
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 trade and economic competitiveness. In this era of rapidly moving global supply chains, they are part of a transportation system that must be reliable, efficient and resilient to various stressors, including climate and weather.
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 necessary to protect the safety of people and vessels, and to help first responders do their jobs in flooding conditions.
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 support the recovery of the Southern Resident killer whales.