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Fun Fact Friday

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history. Spades - King David Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne Diamonds - Julius...

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CARS Recap: CN Breakfast February 2020

CARS is pleased to announce its first event of 2020…. Our annual  CARS CN Breakfast will be hosted on February 7th, 2020 at the Bonaventure Hotel, Ville-Marie Room,...

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Current Rail/Transit Opportunities

For current rail/transit opportunities, please click...

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"Rail advocates push for Vancouver-Seattle-Portland bullet train"

"Last week's vote in Washington state to roll back car registration fees has scrambled transportation budgets.." For full article please click here

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"Ottawa city hall exploring ‘all options’ as LRT woes spark calls for restored bus routes"

"After issues along Ottawa’s new Confederation Line delayed riders’ rush-hour commute for the second time in 24 hours, the mayor and councillors say they’re working...

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"Crack in LRT rail welding caused train slowdown"

"Welding issue not one of 4 Confederation Line problems previously identified.." For full article please click here

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CARS Government Initiatives

CARS Government Initiatives  Recently, CARS conducted a telephone conference with the U.S.A. Railway Supply Institute to explore potential areas of collaboration between...

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Fun Fact Friday

" NUTELLA WAS INVENTED DURING WWII, WHEN AN ITALIAN PASTRY MAKER MIXED HAZELNUTS INTO CHOCOLATE TO EXTEND HIS CHOCOLATE RATION" (English, 2014)   (Photo by Photo...

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CARS RECAP: Opening Reception and Walk the Trade Show

 Opening Reception Everyone is welcome to attend the Opening Reception  on Tuesday, November 5th at 5:30pm. We will have a  ribbon cutting ceremony followed by our...

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“Varcoe: Alberta set to let producers hike oil output if companies add rail shipments”

“Following months of discussions, an announcement is imminent that would see the Alberta government allow petroleum ...” For full article please click here

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“OC Transpo brings in help from Toronto to solve O-Train problems”

“Toronto transit experts are observing O-Train operations, and will make recommendations to improve both the service ...” For full article please click here

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“Gravelle calls for more Canadian content in mass transit vehicles”

“MPP Michael Gravelle hopes his new private member's bill, which lays out rules for Canadian content in mass transit ...” For full article please click here