Speeches and articles

Check against delivery Great explorations: Advancing the accessibility of travel for all ages It's a pleasure to be speaking at the International Longevity Centre's Age-Friendly Societies Forum. Longevity, of course, is about moving further...
by Scott Streiner, Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency (HillTimes 2018-04-23) Not so long ago, human flight was an event. Now, many of us simply want it to be uneventful. From Toronto to Tokyo, Lima to London...
Check against delivery Thank you for the invitation to appear today. I have the privilege of serving as Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency, the country's longest-standing independent, expert tribunal and regulator. Bill C-49...
Check against delivery From Last Spike to First in Class: Creativity, Collaboration, and Determination in the Pursuit of Leadership I want to wish you a happy National Railway Day. As we all know, the choice of November 7 for this annual...
by Scott Streiner, Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency (HillTimes 2017-10-23) Air travel is integral to modern life. Usually, it is uneventful, but when something goes wrong, the experience can be disruptive...
Check against delivery Thank you for the invitation to appear before you. The Canadian Transportation Agency is Canada’s longest-standing independent, expert regulator and tribunal. Established in 1904 as the Board of Railway Commissioners,...
Check against delivery It's a pleasure to be back in the Canadian city that, perhaps more than any other, is a nexus between Canada's national transportation system and the global trade that has become so critical to this country's long-term...
Check against delivery Join me, if you will, in a brief trip across space and time, to some clearings in southeastern Turkey, western Iran, and the Levant about 11,000 years ago.  That was when people first shifted from foraging to farming.  As...
Introduction In just 12 days, we will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation.  This is an opportunity to reflect on how lucky we are to live in this land of peace and prosperity, appreciate the progress we've made as a country, and consider the...
The Canadian Transportation Agency, which I lead, is an independent tribunal and regulator with responsibilities both for the economic regulation of the national transportation system and accessibility issues for people with disabilities. Under the...