This page presents developments that relate to issues examined by CARS.
"FedNor funding in Schreiber, Ont., supports discovery centre, virtual train ride, downtown revitalization"
"Construction on a new discovery centre and a virtual train ride in the Township of Schreiber is in full swing and is expected to be running next year, thanks in part to a...
"Northwest is closer to getting ultra high speed rail between BC, Seattle, and Portland"
"There’s high speed, and then there’s ultra-high speed. There’s the Northwest region and then there’s the “Cascadia megaregion.” The latter are what officials are...
"Enough with political blame game on Bombardier, says Thunder Bay chamber"
"Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce president Charla Robinson is urging the provincial and federal governments to get tough on domestic content ..." For full article please...
"Government should not manage railways, says review"
"The man tasked with working out how to improve UK railways says a "Fat Controller" type figure, independent from government, should be in charge of day-to-day...
"Payment problems persist for ION users"
"Almost a month after it began, payment issues are still following the LRT..." For full article please click
"Ministers making announcements at Davie, Seaspan shipyards today"
" The federal government is promising major announcements today at shipyards in Quebec and Victoria..." For full article please click
"David Rosenberg: Signs of a looming U.S. recession are building, if you look beneath the surface"
"I still hear “where’s the U.S. recession?” I keep responding with “you’re not scratching the surface..." For full article please click
"Chinese researcher escorted from infectious disease lab amidst RCMP investigation"
"A researcher with ties to China was recently escorted out of the National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg amidst an RCMP investigation into what's being described as a...
"Contaminants, allergens: Hundreds of food shipments from China seized by Canada"
"Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included...
"China posts slowest economic growth in 27 years; Trump touts ‘major effect’ of tariffs"
"China’s economy decelerated to its slowest growth rate in 27 years, partly due to a slump in exports, as Beijing and Washington remain locked in a trade war that has no...
"China's June exports fall after US tariff hike, imports shrink"
"China's exports fell in June as the United Statesramped up trade pressure, while imports shrank more than expected, pointing to..." For full article please click
"US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons"
"The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles...." For full article please click