The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, the Dean of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Steve Perry, and a BCIT Graduate from the Bridge Watch Rating Program, Shandis Harrison, will make an important announcement related to Oceans Protection Plan funding in support of the Marine Training Program.
The air sector plays a crucial role in connecting Canadians from coast to coast to coast and to the world. The sector also helps create good, middle-class jobs and build an economy that works for everyone. However, following the COVID-19 pandemic, recovery has been difficult, and travellers have experienced many flight delays and cancellations that are unacceptable. These travellers have rights, and the Government of Canada will continue to ensure that they are respected by the airlines.
The Government of Canada is committed to keeping our supply chains resilient in the face of a changing climate. This will help make sure families from coast-to-coast-to-coast get the essential goods they need on time and create an economy that works for everyone.
WINNIPEG – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Mr. Terry Duguid, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North, Mr. Kevin Lamoureux, and Kenneth W. Mariash Senior, Developer and Owner of Focus Equities Inc., will make an important funding announcement about improving Canada’s supply chains.
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Streetsville, Rechie Valdez, and the Member of Parliament for Brampton Centre, Shafqat Ali, will make an important funding announcement that will benefit air passengers.
On March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, claiming the lives of 157 people, including 18 Canadians and many others with ties to Canada. The Government of Canada stands in solidarity with their families and loved ones who continue to live with a profound sense of loss. We continue to keep those who were lost in our thoughts and in our hearts.
The Government of Canada’s priority is to ensure a safe and competitive air sector for travellers, workers and communities. It is also committed to supporting Canada’s aviation industry, while creating good, middle-class jobs for Canadians and building an economy that works for everyone.
A safe, resilient rail transportation system is critical to strong supply chains and keeping those who live and work along rail lines safe. In 2021, extreme weather events like floods and fires impacted our rail industry. We must continue to adapt and prepare for these impacts. This is why the Government of Canada is taking action to increase the resilience of Canada’s rail infrastructure while strengthening its supply chains and building an economy that works for everyone.