Canadian Transportation Agency hears final arguments during public hearing on additional air travel costs paid by persons with disabilities
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OTTAWA - December 11, 2006 - The Canadian Transportation Agency will now hear final arguments on Tuesday, December 12 in Ottawa, Ontario to conclude its public hearing involving three complaints with respect to air travel costs. These complaints concern the fares and charges of domestic air travel for persons with disabilities who require additional seating to accommodate their disabilities, whether for themselves or for their attendants.
The final day of the hearing will now be held:
|Date:||Tuesday, December 12, 2006|
|Time:||9:30 a.m. (Eastern time)|
Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)
Further information about the hearing can be found in the Agency's media advisory issued November 10, 2006 at
The Canadian Transportation Agency is an independent Government of Canada quasi-judicial tribunal. Its mandate includes the responsibility to eliminate undue obstacles to the mobility of persons with disabilities within the federal transportation network. Its mission is to administer transportation legislation, regulations and Government of Canada policies to help achieve an efficient and accessible transportation network.
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