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Air Canada Pilots Association
The Air Canada Pilots Association is the largest professional pilot group in Canada, representing the more than 3,000 pilots who fly millions of passengers across Canada and around the world for Air Canada and Air Canada rouge.
Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and goods in or...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member stat...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
Freight Management Association of Canada
FMA is "The National Voice of the Shipper." Established in 1916, FMA monitors transportation legislation and regulations and their effects on freight service and pricing by air, marine, rail and truck. FMA lobbies on behalf of the...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...
The Preservation Institute
Today, most people recognize that modernization and growth can harm the natural environment. The Preservation Institute believes that modernization also damages the social environment - that many of our social problems are side-ef...
Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada
The voice of the Canadian recreation vehicle industry, representing dealers, rental agents, parts and service facilities, distributors, suppliers, manufacturers and the final users. A non-profit association to promote professional...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

Axworthy Leads Group to Make Freight Transportation More Sustainable
2009-11-09
University of Winnipeg
The Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has embarked on a new study to evaluate opportunities for making freight transportation more sustainable in North America.
Canadian Shippers Expect Modest Growth in 2010
2010-01-06
Canadian Industrial Transportation Association
Shippers expect modest growth in their volumes and in rate increases of their carriers in 2010. That is one of the findings in the 5th annual benchmarking survey undertaken by Supply Chain Surveys Inc...
Transportation Leaders Honoured by TAC
2012-10-23
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) announced winners of its 2012 Canadian Transportation Awards (CTAP) at the closing banquet of the 2012 TAC Conference and Exhibition in Fredericton. Four...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Transportation Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on transportation.
Largest Urban Cable Car Soars Over 'Desperate' Commuters of La Paz
Shahriari, Sara
Article
2014
The Guardian
The La Paz region's new cable car system will transform the lives of commuters between La Paz, Bolivia and the mountaintop of El Alto, who currently have to zigzag up the slope in horrible traffic. Bu...
Transportation & Travel Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to transportation in the Sources directory for the media.

Sources Bookshelf

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.

Media

Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
Atlantic Construction and Transportation Journal
The construction and transportation industries within the Atlantic provinces.
Aviator Magazine
National aviation magazine offering articles on the past, present and future of the Canadian commercial, corporate, general and military aviation industry, including corporate personality profiles, ne...
Bike Trade Canada
For bicycle retailers, manufacturers, and distributors.
Canadian Sailings
Marine trade magazine.
Canadian Transportation & Logistics
Written for transportation, logistics, supply chain and purchasing professionals who manage flow throughout the supply chain.
L'Echo du Transport
For owners and managers of truck fleets, transit & school buses, and industrial vehicles.
Harbour & Shipping Journal
News, regular columns and features on deep-sea shipping, shipbuilding and transportation.
Interchange
Association of railway companies and organizations. Also a lobby group. News and information for members and opinion leaders.
Mariner Life
Canada's only specialized commercial workboat, tugboat and ferry magazine covering all aspects of marine operations, including marine law, yard reports and other pertinent news.
Maritime Magazine
Waterways in Northeastern U.S. and Eastern and Central Canada.
Motor Truck
For trucking enterprises of all sizes, from fleets of several hundred trucks and trailers to the one-unit owner-operator.
Ontario Snowmobiler
Official publication of the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs. Industry news, rumours and snowmobile reports in every issue.
Over the Road
For owner operators and drivers.
Reflexions
Safety digest providing feedback to the transportation community on safety issues. Many articles are based on the circumstances of occurrences and the results of TSB investigations.
Taxi News
News and views relating to the taxi industry in Toronto and around the world.
Today's Trucking
New equipment and technology for truck fleet owners, operators and supervisors.
Transport Routier
Quebec's trucking industry.
Truck & Trailer
Business opportunities related to the trucking transportation industry, parts and services, and classified listings.
Truck News
Trucking newspaper and buyer's guide.
Truck West
Trucking industry in Western Canada.
Western Canada Highway News
For members of trucking associations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.
Wings
International aviation magazine.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atlantic Pilotage Authority
To establish, operate, maintain and administer, in the interest of safety, an efficient Pilotage service within the designated waters of the Atlantic region.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The museum's collection policy is to illustrate the development of the flying machine in both peace and war from the pioneer period to the present time.
Canadian Air Transport Security Authority
The authority's mission is to protect the public by securing critical elements of the air transportation system.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Their role "is to provide Canadians with high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to informed decision making, in support of sustainable development."
Canadian Tourism Commission
Advertises and markets Canada in 10 countries around the world; conducts industry research and studies; and promotes product and industry development.
Canadian Transportation Agency
The Agency's responsibilities include: Dispute Resolution, to resolve complaints about transportation services, rates, fees and charges; Accessibility, to ensure that our national transportation syste...
Alberta Ministry of Infrastructure
24 November, 2004 - Infrastructure merged with Ministry of Transportation
Laurentian Pilotage Authority
Mandated to operate, maintain and manage, in the interest of navigation safety, an efficient pilotage service in Canadian waters for the Laurentian Region.
Marine Atlantic Inc.
Provides passenger and commercial marine transportation system between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia.
National Research Council of Canada
Canada's premier organization for research and development.
Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.
Transport Canada
Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. It ensures that air, marine, road and rail transportation are safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible. Tra...
Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada
Provides an independent review process for anyone who has been given notice of an administrative or enforcement action taken by the Minister of Transport, railway safety inspectors or the Canadian Tra...
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Created to advance transportation safety through the investigation of occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.
VIA Rail Canada Inc.
An independent Crown corporation operates trains in all regions of Canada.


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