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Via Rail places $989M train order with Siemens for key rail corridor

The trains, expected to enter into service in 2022, will be built at Siemens' North American headquarters in California To read full article click

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Bombardier's venture in China wins $453-million state rail contract

Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Inc’s Chinese joint venture said on Thursday it had won a US$453 million contract to supply 168 high-speed train cars to state-owned China...

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Huawei arrest leaves Canada caught between two elephants

TORONTO — Canada’s trade relationship with China will carry on despite the current “difficult moment” it faces due to the arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Inc....

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Morneau vows to focus on China trade as Huawei tensions mount

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he’s remaining focused on enhancing the trade relationship between Canada and China – and keeping that separate from the legal issues...

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Bombardier dealt fresh setback as Via Rail picks Siemens for $989-million train order

Via Rail picked Germany’s Siemens AG to supply $989-million of (US$742 million) locomotives and passenger cars, dealing Bombardier Inc. a second high-profile setback on its...

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Take my NAFTA, please: As Pelosi riffs, questions abound on fate of USMCA

WASHINGTON -- North of the border, Canada's hard-won free-trade deal with the United States and Mexico is considered a matter of existential importance, heavy with...

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Mayor John Tory makes appointments to Toronto city council

Toronto Mayor John Tory has selected councillor Jaye Robinson to become the new Toronto Transit Commission chair. To read full article click

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Safety board issues letters over rail crash that killed three workers in B.C.

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board has issued rail-safety advisories involving a crash in April of last year that killed three workers and injured two others...

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Premier says no additional money for Surrey SkyTrain

TransLink says SkyTrain to Langley could cost $2.6 billion.. Surrey's mayor believes it possible for the $1.65-billion allocated for the cancelled Newton-Guildford LRT. To...

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CN bidding for Halifax container terminal

Canadian National Railway has submitted a bid to buy Atlantic Canada's largest container terminal. To read full article click

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TransLink could open new 16-km SkyTrain in Surrey by 2025

Supporters of light rail transit (LRT) previously argued a cancellation of the Surrey Newton-Guildford (SNG) LRT would delay any rail rapid transit extension in the South of...

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Media Advisory - VIA workers hold national protest to keep jobs in Canada

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Unifor members who work for VIA Rail Canada will send a strong message to their employer and the federal government at train stations...