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Carload traffic takes a dive, intermodal gets another rise

In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for May 2015 and the first five months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads revealed that U.S. carload...

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The Journey: A quick history of shipping grain to port by rail

From Prairie farm to ocean port, our rail lines still shock the imagination with their engineering and bravado... To view the full article please click here.

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Cenovus Energy to pay $75-million for Alberta rail-loading terminal

Cenovus Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $75-million for a rail-loading terminal in Alberta, even as lower crude prices challenge the economics of shipping oil by train... To...

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VIA Rail looks to private investment for $3-billion dedicated track plan

The head of Via Rail Canada Inc. brought his pitch for private investment to Toronto on Thursday, promoting a chance to reshape the money-losing passenger-train...

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OECD trims its forecast Canada’s 2015 growth

PARIS—The OECD has trimmed its 2015 economic growth forecast for Canada, citing weaker investment in the energy sector following the plunge in oil prices... To view the...

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New rules require Ontario megaproject bidders to set up recruitment programs

In a move that could create hundreds of skilled-trade apprenticeships and construction jobs in priority neighbourhoods... To view the full article please click here.

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Rocky Mountaineer celebrates 25 years

It’s been 25 years since Rocky Mountaineer put its first train on the rails, betting that tourists would be willing to splurge on the comfort of luxury train travel through...

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Hamilton GO rail expansion good news: Niagara officials

NIAGARA — The announcement by the province that GO Transit commuter rail service on the key Lakeshore West line will be extended to a new station at Centennial Parkway is...

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RSI-CTC launches litigation intervention effort

The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSI-CTC) says it has moved to intervene in pending litigation in three federal courts to support the U.S. Department of...

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Ontario leading manufacturing growth, says RBC survey

TORONTO—Canada’s manufacturing sector is still feeling the impact of the oil and gas downturn but there are signs of improvement in Ontario... To view the full article...

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UP Express highlight of Global AirRail Conference

Toronto’s venerable Royal York Hotel, built by the Canadian Pacific Railway, was the main setting for the 2015 Global AirRail Conference... To view the full article please...

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Five reasons why Canadian small businesses should expand to the U.S.

There are many voices calling on Canadians to expand overseas to seize growing business opportunities in diverse global markets. In fact, Canadian exports rose 5.7 per cent...