Last summer, the MV Holiday Island, one of two ferries that ensured service between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, was removed from service. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, joined by the Right Honourable Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Sean Fraser, and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, announced the Government of Canada's intention to purchase the MV Fanafjord to replace the MV Holiday Island in the short-term until its successor is built and ready to enter service.
This notice is to inform all mariners about temporary vessel traffic restrictions during an expected increase in the number of people using the St. Clair River during the Port Huron Float Down event on Sunday, August 20, 2023.
An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians and combatting the rising cost of living. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our supply chains grow the economy and create good, middle-class jobs for Canadians, while making them resilient and adaptable to the effects of climate change.
Ottawa, Ontario – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, the Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, David J. McGuinty, and the President & CEO of Canadian North, Michael Rodyniuk, will make a new funding announcement related to supply chains and improving cargo capacity at the Ottawa International Airport.
The Government of Canada is committed to modernizing intercity passenger rail service in a way that will best meet the transportation needs of travellers, while creating jobs and economic growth. The High Frequency Rail (HFR) project will transform passenger travel in Canada through the creation of a faster, more frequent, accessible, and sustainable rail service from Québec City to Toronto.
Richmond, British Columbia – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre, Wilson Miao, and the Member of Parliament for Steveston—Richmond East, Parm Bains will make a significant funding announcement related to the supply chain and improving cargo capacity at Vancouver International Airport. They will be joined by the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Airports Authority, Tamara Vrooman,
In February 2023, Public Services and Procurement Canada launched, on behalf of Transport Canada, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process for the High Frequency Rail (HFR) project. This was a major step in the procurement process that consists of a series of milestones towards selecting a private developer partner who will work collaboratively with VIA HFR to design and develop the High Frequency Rail project.
The High Frequency Rail project, the largest Canadian infrastructure project, aims to provide clean, safe and efficient transportation to Canadians while supporting our economic growth and strengthening our Indigenous relations.
An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to keeping communities connected and building an economy that works for all Canadians. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our supply chains remain strong and create good, middle-class jobs, while making them resilient and adaptable to the effects of climate change.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, will make an announcement about the next steps for the High Frequency Rail project.