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Strong, integrated, modern transportation system ‘fundamental’ to Canada’s future prosperity: Garneau

By Marco Vigliotti      

Transport Minister Garneau introduces the government's overarching transportation plan, Transportation 2030, in Nov. 2016.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says his Transportation 2030 plan will 'ensure Canadians benefit from a safe, reliable, clean and efficient transportation system for moving people and goods for years to come.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Transport Minister Marc Garneau has some heavy lifting to do with a few signature pieces for the Trudeau government's environmental agenda. Most notably, Mr. Garneau's (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Westmount, Que.) department is responsible for taking the lead on legislation barring crude oil tankers from traversing British Columbia's ecologically sensitive North Coast, working with provincial and territorial governments to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles in Canada, and lowering the carbon footprint of northern transportation systems. The transportation sector is one of

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