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Construction on the new TRANSCAER Tank Car Begins in Summer 2021

Since the retirement of the CCPX 911 tank car in 2018 due to an irreparable crack, TRANSCAER members and partners have been seeking ways to evolve the safety training program and replace the training tank car. Working in partnership with CIAC members and partners, the Railway Association of Canada, and Transport Canada under the Rail […]

CIAC welcomes new Ontario Cabinet Ministers

CIAC offers our congratulations to Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the appointment of new Ministers to the Ontario Cabinet. In particular, we wish to highlight the following Ministers: Dave Piccini, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Todd Smith, Minister of Energy Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities Rosario Romano, Minister of Government and […]

TRANSCAER Launches a New Virtual Reality Tool in July 2021

A new web-based virtual reality (VR) experience of the CCPX 911 safety training tank car will go live on the TRANSCAER website in July 2021.  This VR experience will provide first responders with familiarization and awareness with railway equipment, emergency response and safety procedures, and the transportation of dangerous goods. Developed in partnership with CIAC […]

The Hill Times: CIAC responds to government’s CEPA review recommendations

Bob Masterson, President and CEO of CIAC, was featured in the Hill Times July 9 in a story about the 87 recommendations that were put forward by the House Environment Committee in its 2017 review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Saying he was “most happy” to see the risk-based regulatory approach maintained, Mr. […]

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