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Some comments on Canada's transportation industry; its importance to the growth, development and unity of the country. Operation of transportation systems by all levels of the public sector and individuals or business enterprises in the private sector. The issue of financing the public service of transportation. Then, a definition of Air Canada's role or mission. A Crown corporation in a competitive business and the problems that engenders. The challenge in today's inflationary environment. Some statistics regarding rising costs in the industry. A call for a basic review to make better use of resources. Plans for the immediate future.