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USW Leadership Statement Urges Rejection of TPP

USW Leadership Statement Urges Rejection of TPP

PITTSBURGH , Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Executive Board of the United Steelworkers (USW) today adopted a formal resolution urging rejection...

Canadian Transportation Agency didn’t act independently on grain regs: Canadian Pacific

Canadian Transportation Agency didn’t act independently on grain regs: Canadian Pacific

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) did not act independently when it changed regulated interswitching distances during the grain transportation crisis of...

Bombardier replaces head of transportation division with internal executive

Bombardier replaces head of transportation division with internal executive

MONTREAL – The executive overhaul at Bombardier has resulted in the replacement of the head of its Berlin-based transportation division... To read full article click here.

Jason Seidl: Hunter Harrison key to CP+NS

Jason Seidl: Hunter Harrison key to CP+NS

“Take Canadian Pacific (CP) CEO Hunter Harrison out of the equation and CP's offer to Norfolk Southern (NS) and its shareholders would have little chance of getting...

Bill Ackman joins fray after Norfolk Southern Railway rejects Canadian Pacific Railway’s latest bid

Bill Ackman joins fray after Norfolk Southern Railway rejects Canadian Pacific Railway’s latest bid

Activist investor Bill Ackman jumped into Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s battle to take over Norfolk Southern Corp., saying the U.S. company’s chief executive officer...

Liberals ask Tory patronage appointees to step aside

Liberals ask Tory patronage appointees to step aside

OTTAWA—A VIA Rail director, the head of Canada Post and two museum directors are among the more than 30 people named to patronage posts by the Conservative government who...

Infrastructure investment could lift Sask economy: Conference Board

Infrastructure investment could lift Sask economy: Conference Board

Major public and private infrastructure investment will help Saskatchewan’s economy claw its way out of recession, according to the Conference Board of Canada... To read...

CP Rail could boost Norfolk bid up to US$35.8B: analyst

CP Rail could boost Norfolk bid up to US$35.8B: analyst

MONTREAL -- Canadian Pacific Railway has room to raise its bid for one of America's largest railways by nearly US$8 billion, or as much as 26 per cent, an industry observer...

Latest Buy America requirements will hurt Canadian manufacturers: CME

Latest Buy America requirements will hurt Canadian manufacturers: CME

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is  calling on the federal government to adopt a reciprocity policy for all  its major infrastructure projects that will allow...

Intermodal operations a bright spot for CN, CP railways

Intermodal operations a bright spot for CN, CP railways

Clarke Trolley likes what he sees from a window overlooking Canadian National Railway Co.’s intermodal container yard in Brampton, Ont... To read full article click here.

Letter to Harper patronage appointees asks them to 'voluntarily' choose 'to not serve'

Letter to Harper patronage appointees asks them to 'voluntarily' choose 'to not serve'

A letter sent out by the government to dozens of people appointed to federal agencies and Crown corporations during the twilight... To read full article click here .

The Sprout: WTO to rule on COOL tariffs

The Sprout: WTO to rule on COOL tariffs

The WTO is expected to release today details on the retaliatory tariffs Canada will be... To read full article click here.