Minister of Transport/CTA Archives

Minister of Transport/CTA

February 21, 2017

A Long History of CTA Inaction in the Establishment of Accessibility Regulations

There has been a long history of CTA inaction in the establishment of accessibility regulations. Read more.

November 18, 2016

SPEAKING NOTES FOR TRANSPORTATION ROUNDTABLE

CCD identifies measures that could advance barrier removal in the federally regulated transportation system. Read more.

November 16, 2016

CCD Says Regulations Are Necessary to Increase the Accessibility of Passenger Transportation

On Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Montreal, Bob Brown, Co-Chair of CCD's Transportation Committee, will attend the federal government's roundtable discussion on planned accessibility legislation, as it relates to transportation. Among other recommendations, CCD will urge the adoption of comprehensive accessibility regulations.   Read more.

October 29, 2014

An Overview of Progress and Barriers in Federally Regulated Transportation

Pat Danforth, Chairperson of CCD's Transportation Committee, shares examples of how barriers are being removed in the Canadian transportation system and calls attention to obstacles which still must be addressed. Read more.

January 27, 2011

Claredon Robicheau Speaks Out On Transportation

Claredon Robicheau summarizes some current issues in the federal mode of transportation. Read more.

January 25, 2011

Video: A Conversation about Accessible Transportation

Marie White and Claredon Robicheau discuss transportation barriers and how CCD is addressing these. Read more.

June 2, 2010

Student Creates Opportunity to Increase Accessibility

Today, Pat Martin, NDP MP for Winnipeg Centre, will introduce a Private Member’s Bill calling for an accessibility audit of federally regulated transportation systems. This initiative results from a high school student competition called Create Your Canada, where students were asked to draft a bill to change the way our country works. Sam Unrau, a Grade 12 student with disability at Argyle Alternative High School in Winnipeg, is the winner of the competition and his proposed Bill focuses on requiring the Government of Canada to undertake an accessibility audit of all federally regulated transportation systems. Read more.

October 15, 2009

Current Issues

February 1, 2005

Moving Backwards: Canada's State of Transportation Accessibility in an International Context

CCD undertakes a comparative international analysis of transportation regulatory frameworks and makes recommendations for Canada. Read more.