October 27, 2009 09:50 ET

Appointment to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2009) - Canada's Transport Minister John Baird today announced the appointment of Mr. Stephen Rogers to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada (TATC).

"I'm delighted that Mr. Rogers has agreed to serve on the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada," said Baird. "His background in aviation and public service will be tremendous assets to the tribunal."

Mr. Stephen Rogers, of Vancouver, B.C., was a member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly for 16 years. He served as a cabinet minister in several portfolios, including as Minister of Transportation and Highways, and as speaker and deputy speaker of the House. He began his career as a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force and flew commercial aircraft with Air Canada prior to and after his career in politics. Mr. Rogers has been appointed as a member (Aviation) of the TATC for a term of four years, effective November 23, 2009.

The TATC provides an independent review process for anyone who has been given notice of an administrative or enforcement action taken by the Minister of Transport, railway safety inspectors or the Canadian Transportation Agency under various federal transportation acts.

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Contact Information

  • Chris Day
    Press Secretary
    Office of Canada's Transport Minister,
    John Baird, Ottawa