Minister Alghabra announces appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector

News release

March 2, 2021               Ottawa              Transport Canada

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, today announced appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with experience in a number of fields, and are active members in their communities. They bring a wide array of knowledge and senior executive and corporate governance expertise to their transportation positions.

Canadian Transportation Agency

  • Inge Marian Green (Orleans, Ontario), appointed to the temporary member roster of candidates for a period of eight years; and
  • Toby Charles Douglas Lennox (Toronto, Ontario), appointed to the temporary member roster of candidates for a period of eight years.

Marine Atlantic Inc.

  • Craig Priddle (Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador), reappointed as a Director for a term of four years;
  • Ann-Margret White (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador), reappointed as a Director for a term of four years; and
  • Owen Fitzgerald (Sydney, Nova Scotia), reappointed as a Director for a term of four years.

Nanaimo Port Authority

  • Shiva Dean (St. Albert, Alberta), appointed as a User Director for a term of three years; and
  • Charanjit Manhas (Nanaimo, British Columbia), appointed as the Federal Director for a term of three years.

Halifax Port Authority

  • Carol Anne Miller (Halifax, Nova Scotia) reappointed as a User Director for a term of three years; and
  • Deanna Loren Furlotte (Halifax, Nova Scotia) appointed as a User Director for a term of three years.

These individuals were appointed under the Government of Canada's open, transparent and merit-based Governor in Council appointment process, striving for gender parity and seeking to reflect Canada’s diversity.

Quotes

"I am pleased to announce that these highly qualified Canadians have agreed to serve in the transportation sector. Their appointments will ensure continued good governance."

The Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport

Quick facts

  • The Minister of Transport is responsible for appointments to 53 portfolio organizations, which include:

    • 8 Crown corporations;
    • 4 administrative tribunal/agencies;
    • 21 Canadian Airport Authorities;
    • 17 Canada Port Authorities; and
    • 3 shared governance organizations.

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Contacts

Allison St-Jean

Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
(613) 290-8656
Allison.St-Jean@tc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
(613) 993-0055
media@tc.gc.ca

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