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Minister of transport missing in action

By Conservative MP Kelly Block      

I hope that the minister will begin to act on the priorities of Transport stakeholders in the rail, marine, air, and road transportation sectors and the millions of individuals and businesses who rely on them. Canada can’t afford to be complacent and must always look for ways to improve rather than coast on previous work.

The world is becoming increasingly competitive and Canada needs responsive transportation policies in order to compete. Yet, since taking office, this Liberal government and minister of Transport have yet to take a single policy decision that will improve the transportation of people, goods, and services across Canada and abroad. In June 2014, then minister of Transport Lisa Raitt ordered the statutory review of the Canada Transportation Act a year earlier than required to address changing conditions and challenges,

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