Transport Canada : Legal Services Division, legal documents (1936-1982)

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Title
Transport Canada : Legal Services Division, legal documents (1936-1982)
Transports Canada : Division du contentieux, documents juridiques
Identifier
lac_mikan_133920
135461
RG 12 F 1
Government
Transportation
Law and justice
Document source
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
Language
English
French
Description
The Department of Transport was established in 1936 by the government of William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874 - 1950) in recognition of the changing transportation environment in Canada at the time. It merged three departments: the former Department of Railways and Canals, the Department of Marine and Fisheries, and the Civil Aviation Branch of National Defence. Today, Transport Canada (as the department is now known) is a department focused on policy and regulation rather than transportation operation. It is now responsible for aeronautics, navigation, shipping facilities, motor vehicles, ferries, railways and canals connecting provinces or connecting provinces with a foreign country.
This collection consists of legal documents dating from 1936 to 1982. The documents include contracts, deeds, leases and agreements pertaining to Transport Canada's work and are numbered consecutively.
URL
https://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_mikan_133920