News Automotive General Sustainability
January 28, 2020  

Electric car rebate uses nearly half its three year budget in eight months

More than $134 million in rebates have already been issued to 33,000 Canadians.

News Aerospace General
July 16, 2019  

Garneau ‘disappointed’ in airlines’ move against new passenger bill of rights

Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with 17 other applicants, state in a court filing that mandatory compensation under the passenger bill of rights violates international standards and should be rendered invalid.

News Aerospace General
April 17, 2019  

Garneau calls for flight simulators before Max 8s can return to Canadian skies

Until recently, most U.S. airlines did not require flight simulation for pilots of the Max 8.

News Aerospace General
March 14, 2019  

Garneau orders grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8s over safety concerns

Decision to ground the planes a precautionary move made after a review of all available evidence, Transport Minister told a news conference.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 27, 2019  

US initiates new investigations on Canadian fabricated steel imports

Will also investigate whether producers in Canada, China and Mexico are receiving unfair subsidies.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
January 29, 2018  

Senators urge Liberals to act on privacy, security issues with automated cars

Different departments and levels of government are taking different approaches to automated vehicles.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
October 16, 2017  

Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, makes Canadian pitch

Emphasized R&D capabilities in Ontario and Quebec to complement potential production expansion.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
July 25, 2016  

DOT 111 cars won’t transport crude oil as of Nov. 1

Tankers carrying crude from the US not up to code will not cross the border.

News General
April 21, 2016  

Serious steering defect found in several FCA vehicles

Transport Canada has received more than 100 consumer complaints.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Technology
February 18, 2016  

Garneau seeks Senate advice on driverless cars

Transport minister wants Canada to set standards for automated cars that can operate safely on icy winter roads.