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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Today here is a word themed Fun Fact Friday!  Did you know that... "Fact: Scotland has 421 words for “snow”  Yes—421! That’s too many fun facts about snow....

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

For current rail/transit bids, please click the link...

NEW - CARS Youtube Channel

NEW - CARS Youtube Channel

Did you know CARS is building a Youtube Channel?   Take a moment to see the two Member Feature videos already uploaded to the...

Weekly Members Spotlight

Weekly Members Spotlight

Twice a week CARS is shining the spotlight on our members! This week CARS directed the spotlight on Harsco Rail and Herzog Railroad Services of Canada Ltd.!  ------- Take...

Current Rail/Transit Bids

Current Rail/Transit Bids

For current rail/transit bids, please click the link...

"Bombardier will sell rail business to Alstom, but for $350M less than planned"

"Bombardier will sell rail business to Alstom, but for $350M less than planned"

"The revised deal values the enterprise at $8.4 billion, but Bombardier will get about $4 billion for the business because..." (CBC News, 2020)   Click here for full...

"'We are not playing that game': Canadian aluminum producers in tough spot as White House swaps tariffs for quotas"

"'We are not playing that game': Canadian aluminum producers in tough spot as White House swaps tariffs for quotas"

"On Monday, he was discussing the impact of the Trump Administration’s 10 per cent tariff on Canadian aluminum, which had taken effect..." (Friedman, 2020)   Click here...

"Suppliers reluctant to ship goods without credit insurance"

"Suppliers reluctant to ship goods without credit insurance"

"Without that insurance, Gold Medal – and thousands of other suppliers facing a similar dilemma – would be on the..." (D'Innocenzio, 2020)   Click here for full...

"Terry Fox Marathon of Hope"

"Terry Fox Marathon of Hope"

"CN is especially proud to mark the 40th anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope by encouraging all employees to participate in this..." (CN, 2020)   Click here for full...

NEW - CARS Youtube Channel

NEW - CARS Youtube Channel

Did you know CARS is building a Youtube Channel?   Take a moment to see the two Member Feature videos already uploaded to the...

"US: Amtrak asks for $4.9 billion to stay afloat"

"US: Amtrak asks for $4.9 billion to stay afloat"

"William J. Flynn, who became president and CEO of Amtrak in April, said the company, which received $1 billion from..." (Wehrman, 2020)   Click here for full...

"Waterloo Region wins Sustainable Communities award for ION light rail"

"Waterloo Region wins Sustainable Communities award for ION light rail"

"The awards are handed out to municipalities for outstanding efforts in asset management, brownfields, climate change, energy, neighbourhoods, transportation, waste, water...