Present in 5 provinces and 1 territory, Transdev Canada has 4,700 employees operating in the Transit, Student, Paratransit and Medical sectors, notably following the recent acquisition of the activities of First Transit. Transdev is also the operator of the future Hurontario tramway in the Greater Toronto Area, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, and of the future Ontario Line Metro as a member of the Connect 6ix consortium.
With Patient Transport Services., Transdev Canada extends its historic Non-Emergency Medical Transportation activity into Manitoba for the first time. A pioneer of these services in Ontario through its subsidiary Voyago, Transdev Canada had already expanded its non-emergency medical transportation activities in Quebec in 2022, winning contracts for the CIUSSS of the Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions, but also through the acquisition in 2023 of Priority Patient Transfer Service, a reknown company in the Eastern Ontario region (Ottawa & Kingston). This acquisition reinforces the Transdev group's growth strategy in Canada in the field of Non-Emergency Medical transportation, with the more global desire to offer a set of multi-modal services to serve communities, while remaining as close as possible to the specific needs of each territory.medical transportation, with the more global desire to offer a set of multi-modal services to serve communities, while remaining as close as possible to the specific needs of each territory.
"The reputation and expertise of the Patient Transport Services teams are impressive. We are very proud to be able to count them among our teams. This acquisition is above all based on common service values and a shared ambition to be able to serve Canadian communities more and better, everywhere in the country. We are very pleased to be able to establish ourselves in Manitoba thanks to the considerable experience of Lolo Eckert and her teams,"
Arthur Nicolet, Chief Executive Officer of Transdev Canada
“Our company is a leading supplier to the province of Manitoba. We have become a benchmark for safety and quality of service thanks to the unwavering engagement of our teams throughout our company’s history. In Transdev, we have found an excellent ally to continue our growth and to support healthcare organizations in the transportation of patients. This is a new chapter for the company and I’m thrilled that the entire team is a part of it,” added Lolo Eckert, Vice-President, Operations,Patient Transport Services.
As an operator and global integrator of mobility, Transdev –The mobility company –empowers freedom to move every day thanks to safe, reliable and innovative solutions that serve the common good. We are proud to provide 11 million passenger trips on average every day thanks to efficient, easy to use and environmentally-friendly transportation services that connect people and communities. In 2023, present in 6 Provinces and one Territory, Transdev Canada has 4700 employees operating in transit, paratransit, student transportation and medical transportation sectors. Transdev is also the operator of the future Hurontario light rail in the Greater Toronto Area, as a member of the Mobilinx consortium, and of the future Ontario Line metro as a member of the Connect 6ix consortium.