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Toronto speeds up construction of Downtown Relief Line by 2 years

A long-planned new subway line into downtown Toronto could be finished within a decade – two years sooner than expected – if the city approves accelerated spending on...

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Loop tracks constructed to speed up rail grain loading

A new twist on railroad tracks is pushing the western Canadian grain industry towards greater efficiency. To read full article click

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Canada’s first electric railway car runs in Thorold

This week's Remember This takes a look at electric rail in the city. From 'Thorold Township and Town, 1786-1932' published by John H. Thompson To read full article click

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Brexit vote ups pressure on U.K., Canada to strike bilateral trade deal

The U.K. and Canada are on track to forge a bilateral agreement that would immediately take effect should Britain be forced to leave the European Union without a deal on...

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CN Rail, First Nations company partner to build bitumen pucks plant

CN Rail and Wapahki Energy Ltd., a company owned by the Heart Lake First Nation in northern Alberta, hope to break ground on a $50 million facility to turn 10,000 barrels of...

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Canada's Freeland says spoke to U.S. trade chief about tariffs

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she had spoken to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday about American tariffs on...

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Indigenous energy summit includes session on pipeline ownership options

CALGARY — First Nations that produce oil and gas in Canada will hear presentations Wednesday at the Indigenous Energy Summit on how they might take ownership of major...

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Is Terrace prepared for a rail disaster?

The City of Terrace is reviewing its emergency response procedures to railway accidents after a resident voiced concern over the increased shipment of dangerous goods in the...

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Moncton's improved rail crossings 'kind of useless' in winter, wheelchair user says

Months after Moncton spent thousands to upgrade railway and sidewalk crossings to reduce the risk of wheelchairs getting stuck, winter snow clearing has essentially restored...

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Will the Doug Ford Government’s Upload of the TTC Impact Mississauga?

Coming in like a wrecking ball, the Doug Ford-led PCs have vowed to reevaluate regional governments across the province (whether this will lead to amalgamations between...

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Fighting over USMCA will mean ‘weaker for longer’ loonie: JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) anticipates a brawl between deeply divided U.S. lawmakers over the yet-to-be-ratified United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) that...

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Canadian Transportation Agency launches its first rail investigation

The Canadian Transportation Agency has launched its first ever investigation into freight rail operations at the behest of shippers in the Vancouver area. To read full...