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2015-02-20 12:20:51

Changes include minimum insurance requirements, levies for crude oil shippers, and enhanced oversight and information-sharing. OTTAWA, Feb.

2015-02-11 16:21:20

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Lauria Anne Galbraith of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Ms.

2014-12-18 16:21:02

Working together to improve Canada-U.S. transport cooperation TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today met with the U.S.

2014-12-17 16:20:28

Protecting the safety of Canadians at federally-regulated grade crossings OTTAWA, Dec.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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