Transport Canada

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Transport Canada (Transports Canada) is the department within the Government of Canada responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of road, rail, marine and air transportation in Canada.wikipedia
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Minister of Transport (Canada)

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The current Minister of Transport is Marc Garneau. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is a Crown corporation that reports to parliament through the Minister of Transport.
The minister is responsible for overseeing the federal government's transportation regulatory and development department, Transport Canada, as well as Canada Post, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, Nav Canada, and the Port Authority system.

Transportation in Canada

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Transport Canada (Transports Canada) is the department within the Government of Canada responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of road, rail, marine and air transportation in Canada.
Transport Canada oversees and regulates most aspects of transportation within federal jurisdiction, including interprovincial transport.

Via Rail

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Prior to a 1994 federal government reorganization, Transport Canada had a wide range of operational responsibilities including the Canadian Coast Guard, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, airports and seaports, as well as Via Rail and CN Rail.
Via Rail is mandated to operate intercity passenger rail service across the country and is subsidized by Transport Canada.

Saint Lawrence Seaway

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Prior to a 1994 federal government reorganization, Transport Canada had a wide range of operational responsibilities including the Canadian Coast Guard, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, airports and seaports, as well as Via Rail and CN Rail.
The section of the river from Montreal to the Atlantic is under Canadian jurisdiction, regulated by the offices of Transport Canada in the Port of Quebec.

Canadian Coast Guard

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Prior to a 1994 federal government reorganization, Transport Canada had a wide range of operational responsibilities including the Canadian Coast Guard, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, airports and seaports, as well as Via Rail and CN Rail.
A government reorganization in 1936 saw the Department of Marine and its Marine Service, along with several other government departments and agencies, folded into the new Department of Transport.

Rail regulations in Canada

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Rail regulations in Canada are set by Transport Canada and the Canadian Transportation Agency.

Montréal–Trudeau International Airport

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Montréal–Trudeau is owned by Transport Canada which has a 60-year lease with Aéroports de Montréal, as per Canada's National Airport Policy of 1994.

Nav Canada

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On November 1, 1996, these responsibilities were split: Transport Canada remains responsible for regulation (through the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) and Standards ), and a new regulated non-profit company, NAV CANADA, took over responsibility for all civilian air traffic services.
It has been responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic in Canadian airspace since November 1, 1996 when the government transferred the ANS from Transport Canada to Nav Canada.

Canadian National Railway

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Prior to a 1994 federal government reorganization, Transport Canada had a wide range of operational responsibilities including the Canadian Coast Guard, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, airports and seaports, as well as Via Rail and CN Rail.
Transport Canada has restricted CN to trains not exceeding 80 car lengths because of the multiple derailments on the former BCR line north from Squamish.

Place de Ville

Transport Canada's headquarters are located in Ottawa at Place de Ville, Tower C.
The buildings are mostly home to various federal government workers, with the Department of Transport, headquartered in Tower C, being the largest tenant.

National Airports System

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Following the 1994 National Airports Policy, Transport Canada retains ownership of most airports with 200,000 or more annual passenger movements, as well as the primary airports serving the federal, provincial, and territorial capitals, but leases most of these airports (which make up the National Airports System) to outside operators; currently, there are 26 airports in the system, of which 22 are operated by 21 Airport Authorities, an example of which is the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.
All airports in the NAS, with the exception of the three territorial capitals, are owned by Transport Canada and leased to the local authorities operating them.

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

CATSACanadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is a Crown corporation that reports to parliament through the Minister of Transport.
CATSA is answerable to Transport Canada and reports to the Government of Canada through the Minister of Transport.

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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After 1990, the role was transferred over to Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Prior to 1990, Transport Canada's Aircraft Accident Investigation Branch (1960–1984) and its successor the Canadian Aviation Safety Board or CASB (1984–1990) were responsible for investigation of air incidents.

Air Board (Canada)

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1927 when it replaced the Air Board) under C. D. Howe, who would use the portfolio to rationalize the governance and provision of all forms of transportation (air, water and land).
In November 1936 the Civil Aviation Branch was transferred to the new Department of Transport, which would control all civil flying except for work directly related to defence.

Office of Boating Safety

As of 2003 the Office of Boating Safety and the Navigable Waters Protection Program were transferred back to Transport Canada.
The Office of Boating Safety is Transport Canada's division which concerns itself with pleasure craft and marine recreation.

Department of Railways and Canals

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It merged three departments: the former Department of Railways and Canals, the Department of Marine, and the Civil Aviation Branch of the Department of National Defence (c.
One of the most powerful departments in early governments of Canada, it was amalgamated with the Department of Marine and the Civil Aviation Branch of the Department of National Defence in 1936 to form the Department of Transport.

De Havilland Canada Dash 7

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Transport Canada operates a single DHC-7-150IR aircraft to conduct maritime surveillance, pollution monitoring, and ice patrols as part of the Transport Canada National Aerial Surveillance Program.

Nordair

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Another company called Nordair Quebec 2000 Incorporated operated in 2000 as a domestic regional carrier and cargo operator in Quebec, but the licence and licence applications for the airline were suspended in 2006 by Transport Canada, and again the Nordair name disappeared from the airline industry

National aviation authority

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Transport Canada's Civil Aviation (TCCA) Directorate is Canada's civil aviation authority.

Lockheed L-188 Electra

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Significant cuts to Transport Canada at that time resulted in CN Rail being privatized, the coast guard being transferred to Fisheries and Oceans, and the seaway and various ports and airports being transferred to local operating authorities.
In 1935, the Department of Marine was merged with the Department of Railways and Canals and the Civil Aviation Branch of the Department of National Defence to form the Department of Transport, also known as Transport Canada.

Rail transport in Canada

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Transport Canada's role in railways include:
While the federal government legislates, and regulates through such bodies as Transport Canada, the railways, various provinces have their own legislation, and indeed if the railway is contained exclusively within the province, are governed by it unless the federal government declares it of importance to the entire country.

Buffalo Airways

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According to Transport Canada listings, it has three aircraft, two are single-engine fixed wing, an Aeronca Champion and a Fleet Canuck, the third a helicopter is a Robinson R22.

General aviation

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ECATS will expand into the field of general aviation during 2008.
Examples include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the United Kingdom, Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) in Zimbabwe, the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA) in Germany, the Bundesamt für Zivilluftfahrt in Switzerland, Transport Canada in Canada, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) in Australia, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India and Iran Civil Aviation Organization in Iran.