Transport Canada

We are a federal institution, leading the Transport Canada portfolio and working with our partners.

Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. We promote safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation.

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Minister Garneau presents his strategy for the future of transportation in Canada: Transportation 2030

2016-11-03 - News Release

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, is delivering on his commitment to create a safe, secure, green, innovative and integrated transportation system that supports trade and economic growth, a cleaner environment and the well-being of Canadians and their families.

Highway 104 Twinning Project Officially Opens

2016-10-22 - News Release

The Honourable Randy Delorey, Nova Scotia Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Goff MacLellan, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure renewal and Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today officially opened the Highway 104 twinning project to traffic.

Services and information

Flying an unmanned aircraft

Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) include model aircraft and remotely piloted aircraft systems, which are also known as drones. More and more people are operating such aircraft for work or pleasure. Anyone who flies an unmanned air vehicle must comply with legislated safety requirements.

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARS)

The Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) are the result of the consolidation of the Air Regulations and Air Navigation Orders. These revised and updated regulations and standards cover every aspect of civil aviation in Canada, including airline operations, flight crew licensing and aircraft maintenance.

Child car seat safety

Parents and other caregivers need to stay up-to-date with the latest information on child car seats and booster seats, in order to keep their children as safe as possible while on the road.

Importing a vehicle into Canada

Prior to importing into Canada a vehicle purchased abroad or returning to Canada with a vehicle modified outside the country, the owner must ensure that the vehicle qualifies for importation re-entry into Canada.

Pleasure Craft Operator Competency program

The Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations require all operators of pleasure boats fitted with any type of motor and used for recreational purposes to carry proof of competency.

What we are doing

Corporate information


Vehicle recalls

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Flying an unmanned aircraft

More and more people are using unmanned aircraft for work or pleasure. Transport Canada regulates their use to keep the public and our airspace safe.

Rail Safety Improvement Program

The Rail Safety Improvement Program (RSIP) provides grant and contribution funding to improve rail safety and reduce injuries and fatalities related to rail transportation.

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