After nearly four years of Liberal governance, it’s time for each minister’s end-of-term evaluation. As the NDP's transport critic, I regret to say that Transport Minister Marc Garneau does not get a passing mark.
'What we’re looking at is creating an incentive for the introduction of a new fuel stream that, from a commercial perspective, does not exist,' says Massimo Bergamini of the National Airlines Council of Canada.
The modernization of the economic and accessibility-related regulations governing Canada's aviation sector is on the cusp of completion. For all Canadians who use air travel to see family, visit new places, conduct business, go to school, and seek medical treatment, that's very good news.
At Concordia’s Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation, we are currently performing research on autopilots and stability augmentation systems to improve manoeuvrability and safety of future aircraft.
Although meeting the needs of today is a challenge, it is important to recognize that Canada has an opportunity to capitalize upon the growth of the aviation sector to position itself as an international leader in this field.