The air sector plays a crucial role in connecting Canadians across the country and to the world, and creates good, middle-class jobs to help build an economy that works for everyone. Protecting the rights of air passengers is a priority of the Government of Canada, and the government will continue to ensure that travellers’ rights are respected by airlines when air travel does not go according to plan.
From travelling to appointments to helping deliver essential necessities such as food, medicine and other goods, strong, financially stable northern air transportation providers are vital to support vibrant and sustainable communities in the North.
Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will host an important virtual announcement concerning the supply chain in British Columbia.
Southern Ontario is Canada’s most populous area, with the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) alone home to over 6.3 million Canadians. Ontario’s population is also expected to grow significantly over the next two decades. This is why the Government of Canada needs to assess the requirement for additional airport capacity in the region.
The safety and security of Canadians is a top priority for Transport Canada. We expect automobile manufacturers and importers to uphold their responsibilities under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, and we will never hesitate to take the appropriate enforcement action to protect public safety when a company fails to comply with the law.
An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians and to combat 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 ensuring they are resilient and adaptive to the impacts of climate change.
Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, visited Accelovant Technologies Corporation in North Vancouver to highlight investments to create good, middle-class jobs and build a stronger, more sustainable, Canadian economy.
The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Member of Parliament for Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam, Ron McKinnon, and the Member of Parliament for Steveston—Richmond East, Parm Bains, will host an event at Sysco Vancouver to highlight Budget 2023’s investments in making life more affordable.