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The Globe and Mail
CP Rail wants to install cameras to monitor train crewson 21 of its 73 locomotives. Before it installs more, it is awaiting the result
CP Rail wants to install cameras to monitor train crews
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
on 21 of its 73 locomotives. Before it installs more, it is awaiting the results of a joint study of the recorders with Transport Canada, the TSB, railways and unions, a spokeswoman said. Canada’s largest freight railway, Canadian National... Read more
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CBC.ca
Lack of legroom nearly killed airplane passenger, doctors sayneed to take a good hard look at what they're doing and the government needs to
Lack of legroom nearly killed airplane passenger, doctors say
CBC.ca / Posted 22 hours ago
need to take a good hard look at what they're doing and the government needs to lead them in that direction," he said. Transport Canada does regulate the maximum number of seats allowed on different types of airplanes, but says those numbers... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
TSB flags rail-safety concerns amid surge in runaway trainsBoard is concerned about a sharp increase in runaway trains and equipment in th
TSB flags rail-safety concerns amid surge in runaway trains
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Board is concerned about a sharp increase in runaway trains and equipment in the rail industry last year, and believes Transport Canada hasn’t done enough to improve safety procedures in the wake of the deadly Lac-Mégantic disaster. There were... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Certification For AS332 Display Installations Expected Mid-2016well considering the complexity of the project. In addition to our team, we had
Certification For AS332 Display Installations Expected Mid-2016
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
well considering the complexity of the project. In addition to our team, we had representatives from our customer, EASA, Transport Canada, and Universal Avionics on site to provide support and expertise. We were thrilled to see the results of our... Read more
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CBC.ca
Electric boats like 'Rodney Dangerfield' when it comes to federal supportBoat. (CBC) President Marc Lavoie said it was the first time he'd ever put tog
Electric boats like 'Rodney Dangerfield' when it comes to federal support
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Boat. (CBC) President Marc Lavoie said it was the first time he'd ever put together a big boat project from A to Z. Transport Canada will be taking the new boat for a test drive this weekend to make sure it meets regulations. Taillefer... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
New campaign to address dangers100 from 2014 and a 43 per cent increase since 2012. On average, pilots report
New campaign to address dangers
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
100 from 2014 and a 43 per cent increase since 2012. On average, pilots report laser incidents more than once a day. Transport Canada wants to drive home the message lasers are not toys. Pointing a laser at a plane puts the pilot, crew,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Transport Canada mulls regulations for drone deliveriesTransport Canada is exploring possible regulations that would permit parcel del
Transport Canada mulls regulations for drone deliveries
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Transport Canada is exploring possible regulations that would permit parcel deliveries by small aerial drones. Companies such as Amazon.com Inc. and, north of the border, Drone Delivery Canada have said they want to use delivery drones, as unmanned... Read more
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BC Local News
Raft owners frustratedThis part of the trip would take rafters through downtown Golden and under the
Raft owners frustrated
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
This part of the trip would take rafters through downtown Golden and under the Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge. When Transport Canada noticed this arrangement last summer, the governmental body told CP that a proper crossing needed to be put... Read more
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Torontoist
How Toronto's Cruise Ship Workers Train for Emergenciesfirst aid and pollution control. Employees also undergo individual training on
How Toronto's Cruise Ship Workers Train for Emergencies
Torontoist / Posted 5 days ago
first aid and pollution control. Employees also undergo individual training on their respective ships, which is logged with Transport Canada. “What we’re trying to teach is professionalism: know what your duties are, be able to control your... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Float plane passengers in Canada now required to wear life jacketsBoard first said those on board commercial float planes should wear personal fl
Float plane passengers in Canada now required to wear life jackets
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Board first said those on board commercial float planes should wear personal flotation devices, such as life jackets, Transport Canada is acting on the recommendation. Transport Canada has released proposed regulations that would require... Read more
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CTV News
Transport Canada urges Canadians to stop aiming laser pointers at planesnear Toronto on Tuesday. “This is not only reckless, it’s not only a stupid ac
Transport Canada urges Canadians to stop aiming laser pointers at planes
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
near Toronto on Tuesday. “This is not only reckless, it’s not only a stupid act – it’s also criminal.” According to Transport Canada, laser strikes can distract pilots, cause glare that affects their vision or even temporarily blind them.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Transport Minister to renew campaign against pointing lasers at planesto address what is fast becoming a serious danger for pilots and air travellers
Transport Minister to renew campaign against pointing lasers at planes
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to address what is fast becoming a serious danger for pilots and air travellers. The number of laser incidents reported to Transport Canada has increased in the last few years: In 2014, there 502 so-called laser strike incidents on planes, a 43 per... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Increase in traffic volumes...will increase the risk of collisions' at Barrhaven crossingswere never provided with a copy of the report, or a summary, although it was se
'Increase in traffic volumes...will increase the risk of collisions' at Barrhaven crossings
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
were never provided with a copy of the report, or a summary, although it was sent to the Transportation Safety Board and Transport Canada. According to an emailed statement from John Moser, acting deputy city manager, the CIMA report is "an... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Students race to the skyor further their training into a commercial license like Patrick,” said Warkent
Students race to the sky
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 7 days ago
or further their training into a commercial license like Patrick,” said Warkentin. “They get a lot of credits from Transport Canada so they just have to write an air-law test. Most of it they’ve already learned anyway, the rules of the sky... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Next-Generation PW307D Engine Receives EASA Approvalcompletes the key engine certification and validation activities for the PW307D
Next-Generation PW307D Engine Receives EASA Approval
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 7 days ago
completes the key engine certification and validation activities for the PW307D program, following approval from Transport Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration last year. The engine will power Dassault Aviation’s new Falcon 8X,... Read more
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CTV News
Garneau to unveil renewed campaign against pointing lasers at planesto address what is fast becoming a serious danger for pilots and air travellers
Garneau to unveil renewed campaign against pointing lasers at planes
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
to address what is fast becoming a serious danger for pilots and air travellers. The number of laser incidents reported to Transport Canada has increased in the last few years: In 2014, there 502 so-called laser strike incidents on planes, a 43 per... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answerby September. At the statewide level, PennDOT is participating in a large-scal
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
by September. At the statewide level, PennDOT is participating in a large-scale study with several other states and Transport Canada to document and review wrong-way driving deterrence systems already in use and evaluate their effectiveness.... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
VIH Aerospace MCP01 Master Caution Panel Receives EASA ApprovalMCP01 Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP-001) for the Bell 212 and 412 series h
VIH Aerospace MCP01 Master Caution Panel Receives EASA Approval
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 days ago
MCP01 Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP-001) for the Bell 212 and 412 series helicopters. The MCP01 has held both Transport Canada and FAA Supplemental Type Certificates since 2014. "With receipt of the EASA approval, we can now offer the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answerby September. At the statewide level, PennDOT is participating in a large-scal
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answer
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
by September. At the statewide level, PennDOT is participating in a large-scale study with several other states and Transport Canada to document and review wrong-way driving deterrence systems already in use and evaluate their effectiveness.... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Bell Helicopter Announces Program RelocationsHelicopter built the first three Bell 505 flight test vehicles at the Mirabel f
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations
The Aero-News Network / Posted 10 days ago
Helicopter built the first three Bell 505 flight test vehicles at the Mirabel facility and is working closely with Transport Canada to achieve type certification and production certification this year. Once certification is completed, Bell... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Uber testing self-driving car with eye to cheaper, more reliable ridescar is a multi-decade transition,” Kalanick tweeted in 2014. “Let’s take a brea
Uber testing self-driving car with eye to cheaper, more reliable rides
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
car is a multi-decade transition,” Kalanick tweeted in 2014. “Let’s take a breath and I’ll see you in the year 2035.” Transport Canada is providing millions of dollars to support a connected vehicle test-bed, Calgary is ramping up resources to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Surrey mayor wants a network of helipads across the cityby the port authority. Helicopters offering commercial service can generally o
Surrey mayor wants a network of helipads across the city
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
by the port authority. Helicopters offering commercial service can generally only operate from property that meets Transport Canada regulations. Ms. Hepner said Surrey is attracting 2,000 new companies a year, including regional... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations to Optimize Manufacturing CapabilitiesHelicopter built the first three Bell 505 flight test vehicles at the Mirabel f
Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations to Optimize Manufacturing Capabilities
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
Helicopter built the first three Bell 505 flight test vehicles at the Mirabel facility and is working closely with Transport Canada to achieve type certification and production certification this year. Once certification is completed, Bell... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Road safety intoleranceand all other “dollars and cents” losses arising from car crashes, you come to
Road safety intolerance
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 11 days ago
and all other “dollars and cents” losses arising from car crashes, you come to billions of dollars per year. A 2007 Transport Canada study estimates $8.8 billion in losses to British Columbians alone. Those dollars and cents are totally... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop owners duct-tape selves to trees amid growing conflictthey say the tense situation may force some of them to leave, city hall is unmo
Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop owners duct-tape selves to trees amid growing conflict
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
they say the tense situation may force some of them to leave, city hall is unmoved saying that Magnum is finally following Transport Canada directives. In an interview in November 2015, Mayor Sharon Gaetz called it an internal dispute that might... Read more
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The Northern View
AltaGas details its propane terminal on Ridley Islandnow,” said Woznow, adding that the public has a 30-day review period to send qu
AltaGas details its propane terminal on Ridley Island
The Northern View / Posted 11 days ago
now,” said Woznow, adding that the public has a 30-day review period to send questions or concerns. The regulators are Transport Canada, the Prince Rupert Port Authority and Ridley Terminals. AltaGas operates a similar facility in Ferndale, WA... Read more
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The Tyee
A David-vs-Goliath Tanker Confrontation in Burrard Inleteventually reached its terminal berth after about an hour's delay. None of the
A David-vs-Goliath Tanker Confrontation in Burrard Inlet
The Tyee / Posted 11 days ago
eventually reached its terminal berth after about an hour's delay. None of the protesters were arrested or questioned. Transport Canada and international marine laws require all small vessels -- including kayaks -- to steer clear of large... Read more
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WA Today
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunctionstems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunction
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
stems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Canadian counterpart, Transport Canada. The automaker said the problem was that the clock spring, part of the system that activates the air bag,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunctionstems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunction
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
stems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Canadian counterpart, Transport Canada. The automaker said the problem was that the clock spring, part of the system that activates the air bag,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunctionstems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunction
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
stems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Canadian counterpart, Transport Canada. The automaker said the problem was that the clock spring, part of the system that activates the air bag,... Read more
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The Age
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunctionstems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunction
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
stems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Canadian counterpart, Transport Canada. The automaker said the problem was that the clock spring, part of the system that activates the air bag,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunctionstems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi
Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps over airbag malfunction
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
stems from investigations last year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its Canadian counterpart, Transport Canada. The automaker said the problem was that the clock spring, part of the system that activates the air bag,... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Canada Road Safety Weeka hand-held device – 3 times more likely • Talking or listening on a hand-held
Canada Road Safety Week
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
a hand-held device – 3 times more likely • Talking or listening on a hand-held device – 1.3 times more likely General facts obtained from the following source: Traffic Injury research Foundation Transport Canada – Road Transportation – Road Saf... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Drone workshop for interested pilots this Saturday in Tehkummahgain, you must get an SFOC (Special Flight Operators Certificate).”Mr. Clarke n
Drone workshop for interested pilots this Saturday in Tehkummah
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
gain, you must get an SFOC (Special Flight Operators Certificate).”Mr. Clarke noted this has become a very strict rule with Transport Canada “and the rules are going to become much harder later in 2016.” Mr. Clarke and Hummingbird Aerials has a... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Campaign aims to make Canadian roads saferdriving offences. Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian Associa
Campaign aims to make Canadian roads safer
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 days ago
driving offences. Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and Transport Canada and is part of Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has a goal of making Canada’s roads the safest in... Read more
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BC Local News
Derelict vessel crashes onto Pacific Rim National Park between Ucluelet and Tofinoon our Coast,” he said. “It’s a huge problem, garbage and derelict ships on ou
Derelict vessel crashes onto Pacific Rim National Park between Ucluelet and Tofino
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
on our Coast,” he said. “It’s a huge problem, garbage and derelict ships on our Coast, and, I think, in partnership with Transport Canada and others we need to find a larger solution.” Wissink hopes to see collaborative and multi-jurisdictional... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Federal judge assails Transport Canada rationale for no-fly list secrecycloser to knowing a jealously guarded federal secret: the number of people on C
Federal judge assails Transport Canada rationale for no-fly list secrecy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
closer to knowing a jealously guarded federal secret: the number of people on Canada’s no-fly list. A judge has ordered Transport Canada to revisit two Access to Information requests for details of the list’s scope, saying the department did not... Read more
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CTV News
No-fly list secrecy challenged by federal judgecloser to knowing a jealously guarded federal secret: the number of people on C
No-fly list secrecy challenged by federal judge
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
closer to knowing a jealously guarded federal secret: the number of people on Canada's no-fly list. A judge has ordered Transport Canada to revisit two Access to Information requests -- one for the total number of people on the list, the second... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Vessel sought to replace ferryto transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V.
Vessel sought to replace ferry
Barrie Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
to transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V. Sandy Graham has been taken out of service. Transport Canada deemed the ferry unsafe May 7. During testing, it no longer met safety requirements and showed significant... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Vessel sought to replace ferryto transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V.
Vessel sought to replace ferry
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
to transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V. Sandy Graham has been taken out of service. Transport Canada deemed the ferry unsafe May 7. During testing, it no longer met safety requirements and showed significant... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Vessel sought to replace ferryto transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V.
Vessel sought to replace ferry
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 14 days ago
to transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V. Sandy Graham has been taken out of service. Transport Canada deemed the ferry unsafe May 7. During testing, it no longer met safety requirements and showed significant... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Subaru tells some Canadian Legacy, Outback owners: Don’t drive themof steering control and increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or da
Subaru tells some Canadian Legacy, Outback owners: Don’t drive them
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
of steering control and increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property,” reads a notice on the Transport Canada website. “Owners are advised to not drive their vehicle until an inspection of the steering column has been... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
VIH Aerospace MCP01 Master Caution Panel receives EASA ApprovalMCP01 Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP-001) for the Bell 212 and 412 series h
VIH Aerospace MCP01 Master Caution Panel receives EASA Approval
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 14 days ago
MCP01 Master Caution Panel (Model #: MCP-001) for the Bell 212 and 412 series helicopters. The MCP01 has held both Transport Canada and a Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificates since 2014, and operators have... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Investigation into North Bay derailment continuesand mechanical are leading the investigation and that external agencies, includ
Investigation into North Bay derailment continues
The Sudbury Star / Posted 16 days ago
and mechanical are leading the investigation and that external agencies, including the National Research Council of Canada, Transport Canada - Environmental Division and the Railway Association of Canada, have been involved throughout the... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Saving lives during Canada road safety weekTraffic Safety Program.” Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian
Saving lives during Canada road safety week
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
Traffic Safety Program.” Canada Road Safety Week is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and Transport Canada and is part of Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has a goal of making Canada’s roads the safest in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Steering control issue leads to recall of 3,500 new Subaruscould result in a loss of steering control and increasing the risk of a crash c
Steering control issue leads to recall of 3,500 new Subarus
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
could result in a loss of steering control and increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property," Transport Canada said in a recall notice on its website. Transport Canada said dealers will inspect, and if necessary,... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
County won’t seek rail upgradeRd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car c
County won’t seek rail upgrade
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Rd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car collided with a train last month. Data from Transport Canada has suggested the crossing, where there are crossbucks and lights but no gates, is the fourth-riskiest in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Student ID, Aeroplan card among ID sought by Air Canada for kids on planesto clear what is known as the "deemed high profile" or DHP list. "Children are
Student ID, Aeroplan card among ID sought by Air Canada for kids on planes
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
to clear what is known as the "deemed high profile" or DHP list. "Children are not subject to extra screening under the Transport Canada Secure Air Travel Act (SATA) and Passenger Protect Program; however, until a passenger has been seen by an... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
County won’t seek rail upgradeRd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car c
County won’t seek rail upgrade
Sarnia Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Rd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car collided with a train last month. Data from Transport Canada has suggested the crossing, where there are crossbucks and lights but no gates, is the fourth-riskiest in... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
County won’t seek rail upgradeRd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car c
County won’t seek rail upgrade
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 20 days ago
Rd. crossing, where Eunhwa Ahn, 39, and Gyujin Shon, 37, died after their car collided with a train last month. Data from Transport Canada has suggested the crossing, where there are crossbucks and lights but no gates, is the fourth-riskiest in... Read more
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