Highlights / Marc Garneau

Society

Canada introduces new drone regulations

The federal government has adopted tough new regulations for the use of drones in Canadian airspace, banning drone flights near airports and emergency scenes, as well as operating them while drunk or high on drugs. The new regulations, which come »

Economy, Society

Canada to force airlines to compensate passengers for delays, overbooking

Canadian passengers who face flight delays or are bumped from their seat due to overbooking will be eligible for compensation under the federal government’s new proposed regulations for air travel. Transport Minister Marc Garneau unveiled the first draft of the »

Politics

A new poll gives Freeland and Garneau top marks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Transport Minister Marc Garneau might have more of a reason to feel festive than some of their cabinet colleagues as Parliament Hill prepares for the winter break, according to a new poll. Nearly half »

Economy, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Ottawa grapples with Greyhound’s departure in the West

The federal government is moving to help fill the gap left by the end of Greyhound bus service in Western Canada. As we reported yesterday, Greyhound’s departure could have a profound effect on life in Western Canada. Greyhound had 360 »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Drone strikes commercial plane, a first in Canada

A collision between a drone and a commercial aircraft approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport last week has drawn the wrath of Canada’s usually placid federal transport minister, Marc Garneau. “This should not have happened, that drone should not »