ATAC saddened by the loss of former Transport Minister Jean Lapierre

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ATAC offers its most sincere condolences to the families and friends of all the victims of Tuesday’s air tragedy at the Magdalen Islands which took the lives of past Transport Minister, the Honorable Jean Lapierre, and six other passengers and crew.

Canada Transportation Act (CTA) Review Report

On February 25, 2016, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, tabled the Canada Transportation Act (CTA) Review Report in Parliament. The Review undertook a broad examination of the national transportation system and identified potential actions to enhance the system’s ability to support Canada’s international competitiveness, trade, and prosperity.

The Report, entitled Pathways: Connecting Canada’s Transportation System to the World, represents 18 months of analysis including: over 340 stakeholder consultations across Canada and international travel to research and analyze models and best practices; over 200 stakeholder submissions; and over 30 Review Secretariat commissioned studies.

The Report, in its entirety, is now available on Transport Canada’s website at:

Source : Jean-François Tremblay

Mike Skrobica Celebrates 20 Years at ATAC


ATAC warmly congratulates Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mike Skrobica, for 20 years of loyal service to ATAC and to the aviation community in Canada.


First hired in 1996 by then CEO John Crichton as Vice President, Finance, Mike has since become one of Canada’s leading subject matter expert in aviation security, industry monetary affairs, airports and facilitation. Mike has been an invaluable asset to ATAC members all these years and we proudly extend our heartfelt congratulations for his numerous accomplishments on behalf of ATAC members.



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