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VIA Rail Canada appoints a new General Manager for Eastern Canada

VIA Rail Canada appoints a new General Manager for Eastern Canada

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Williams to the position of General Manager for Eastern Canada... To view the full article please...

GO Transit pledges better service following Monday’s snow-snarled commute

GO Transit pledges better service following Monday’s snow-snarled commute

GO Transit is promising its customers a better commute Wednesday morning... To view the full article please click here.

Western LRT talks ongoing, despite John Baird’s departure: Ottawa mayor

Western LRT talks ongoing, despite John Baird’s departure: Ottawa mayor

Ottawa’s western light rail negotiations will carry on “business as usual” despite MP John Baird’s resignation from cabinet, says the mayor... To view the full...

Ottawa looks to get a jump on opportunities in world's fastest-growing economy

Ottawa looks to get a jump on opportunities in world's fastest-growing economy

A lot has happened since Ottawa established a sister-city relationship with Beijing back in 1999... To view the full article please click here.

US DOT missed self-imposed deadline to submit crude-by-rail regs for review

US DOT missed self-imposed deadline to submit crude-by-rail regs for review

Representatives of the rail industry Tuesday complained to the US Congress about the Obama administration's slow pace... To view the full article please click here.

U.S. trade rep hints at stalemate with Canada in TPP talks

U.S. trade rep hints at stalemate with Canada in TPP talks

With Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations heating up in New York, Canada’s contentious stance on supply management... To view the full article please click here.

CN, Canadian m/w employees ratify four-year agreement

CN, Canadian m/w employees ratify four-year agreement

Canadian National and members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004 have ratified a four-year labor agreement... To view the full article please click here.

AAR report: Freight rail "will carry the economy"

AAR report: Freight rail "will carry the economy"

“The U.S. economy continues to grow, and strong demand for rail service demonstrates that the freight rail industry is integral to this growth,”... To view the full...

NDP wants finance committee to study effects of low oil, weak dollar

NDP wants finance committee to study effects of low oil, weak dollar

The NDP's finance critic says he will ask a House of Commons committee to study the economic impacts of low oil prices and the weaker Canadian dollar... To view the full...

China eager to bring bullet train expertise to Canada

China eager to bring bullet train expertise to Canada

Ontario has barely begun sketching out plans for a high-speed rail corridor, but China is already jumping at the chance to bring its technological prowess to Canada... To...

CP’s Harrison calls Ag Transport Coalition initiative “disingenuous”

CP’s Harrison calls Ag Transport Coalition initiative “disingenuous”

Canadian Pacific says it is “appalled” that the Ag Transport Coalition, a government-funded group... To view the full article please click here.

Canada’s GDP receded in November

Canada’s GDP receded in November

OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says the country’s gross domestic product declined 0.2 per cent in November... To view the full article please click here.