Can you imagine a flight without an adequate number of flight attendants? What would happen in the event of passenger sickness, a disturbance or in the event of a serious emergency?
Every 3 minutes, a Canadian is diagnosed with cancer. But there is hope – and improvements in research, prevention and care. That’s in large parts thanks to the Canadian Cancer Society. Watch Olivia’s statement in Parliament.
Canada Post is considering cutting back its work force and services dramatically based on a controversial report. Instead it should expand services to bring in more revenue.
A one billion dollar cut per year in infrastructure funding – and a flurry of new program names for old money. Watch NDP Transport and Infrastructure Critic Olivia Chow on the 2013 budget.
In the new budget, the federal government needs to get serious about public transit. We can’t let them get off the hook.
On year after the tragic Burlington crash, key expert demands for improved rail safety have not been followed, NDP Transport Critic Olivia Chow criticises in the House of Commons.
Canada’s cities and towns need a federal plan that will allow them to tackle gridlock, lack of public transit and dilapidated roads and bridges. That’s what Olivia is calling for with her motion in Parliament – watch her speech.
NDP Transport and Infrastructure Critic Olivia Chow is pushing for a federal long-term plan to tackle gridlock and crumbling infrastructure. Is the Minister on board she asks in Parliament.
Toronto’s transit system desperately needs federal support to expand. Will Minister Lebel join Olivia Chow for a rush hour ride on the TTC subway to see for himself?
Last year, Air Canada forced its former maintenance division Aveos to shut down – 2,600 jobs were lost and shipped abroad. A clear breach of federal law governing Air Canada.
Rural communities without airports often rely on VIA Rail to connect them to the bigger cities. But with the ongoing cuts, holiday travel for Canadians in rural areas is getting more and more difficult.
Despite promises of legislation from Minister Lebel, farmers, forestry and mining companies continue to suffer from dismal rail freight services. And now cuts at CP will make matters worse.
One of out three mandatory air safety inspections is not being carried out. Why? Because the Conservatives are starving Transport Canada off the necessary experts. An alarming situation for Canadian air travellers.