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2014-07-21 16:21:03

VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed members of the Vancouver Board of Trade in Vancouver, British Columbia. Minister Raitt detailed Transport Canada's commitment to the safety and security of Canada's transportation system, as well as its challenges and priorities. She talked about the important role that businesses play as job creators in the Canadian economy. Minister Raitt highlighted investments in Canada's...

2014-07-16 16:21:04

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed participants at the Women in Transportation Roundtable about the integral role that women play in Canada's transportation industry. Minister Raitt spoke to women from transportation-related industries in Atlantic Canada about the benefits of developing a sustainable, skilled workforce in the transportation sector, and the need for more women to be front and centre, at every level...

2014-06-20 12:21:07

Harmonized system better for emergency first responders TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that regulations for identifying the dangerous goods transported on Canadian roads and rails are being harmonized across Canada and with the United States and United Nations rules. The new regulations will bring cross border consistency to the way dangerous goods are identified, eliminating the need for interpretation and...

2014-06-18 16:21:04

Mandates for Mr. William G. McMurray, Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald and Mr. Stephen Campbell OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced appointments to the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) of Mr. William G. McMurray and Mr. P. Paul Fitzgerald of Ottawa and Mr. Stephen Campbell of Saint. John, New Brunswick. Mr. McMurray, appointed for a four-year term, was vice-chairperson of the Canada Industrial Relations Board in Ottawa. For...

2014-06-18 16:20:57

Three-year mandates for Ms. Melissa Sonberg and Ms. Deborah Robinson OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Melissa Sonberg of Montreal, and Ms. Deborah Robinson, of Toronto, to the board of directors of VIA Rail Canada, each for a three-year term. During Ms. Sonberg's 30 years as an executive, she has specialized in managing organizational change, balancing operational priorities with effective...

2014-05-31 12:20:04

Highlights federal action and investments to maintain safety and enhance economic growth, job creation and productivity for municipalities and cities across Canada NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) about aspects of transportation and infrastructure that are important across Canada and to the Canadian economy. Minister Raitt emphasized the importance of...

2014-05-26 08:20:53

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Ottawa International Airport 1000 Airport Parkway Private Ottawa, ON Members of the media are requested to park in the Parkade building. Vouchers will be...

2014-05-23 16:21:04

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Ottawa International Airport 1000 Airport Parkway Private Ottawa, ON Members of the media are requested to park in the Parkade building. Vouchers will be...

2014-05-12 08:21:44

Minister Raitt and Premier Alward applaud tentative agreement between VIA Rail and Canadian National FREDERICTON, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and New Brunswick Premier, the Honourable David Alward, were pleased to announce today that a tentative agreement has been reached between VIA Rail and the Canadian National Railway (CN), which will allow VIA's passenger rail service to continue on the Newcastle subdivision. Under the tentative agreement,...

2014-05-11 12:20:18

OTTAWA, May 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Yves Desjardins-Siciliano of Montreal as President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, for a term of five years. Mr. Desjardins-Siciliano was appointed Chief Corporate and Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of VIA Rail Canada in April 2010. As an experienced lawyer and executive, his wide-ranging responsibilities have included managing the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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