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Pondering public-private partnership payoffs

Using a public-private partnership for a taxpayer-funded infrastructure project isn't always the way to go... To view the full article please click

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Port Metro Vancouver reports increased cargo volumes in 2014

Port Metro Vancouver experienced increased cargo volumes in 2014, according to the port’s year-end statistical report... To view the full article please click

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CIBC predicts Alberta heading for mild recession this year

Bank predicts cuts in capital spending by big oil companies will mean at least two quarters of negative growth for province... To view the full article please click

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Progress Rail gets Metra locomotive rehab work

Chicagoland's Metra has awarded Progress Rail Services Corp. a $91.1 million contract... To view the full article please click

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Calgary's 'shovel ready' projects identified by city committee

Calgary wants to be ready in case the federal and provincial governments approve economic stimulus programs to help Alberta... To view the full article please click

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CP Rail and its employees agree to arbitration, ending strike

A day-old strike at Canadian Pacific Railway screeched to an unexpected halt Monday... To view the full article please click

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Mayor John Tory to pitch SmartTrack plan on Parliament Hill

Mayor John Tory will be in Ottawa Tuesday and Wednesday meeting with both Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Thomas Mulclair... To view the full article please...

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Uptick in manufacturing shipments pushes loonie higher

The Canadian dollar was higher February 13 amid a strong reading on manufacturing shipments and rising commodity prices... To view the full article please click

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Bill S-221 to Protect Transit Operators Against Assaults Soon to Become Law

ATU Canada’s members applaud the unanimous passing at Third Reading of Bill S-221 in the House of Commons today... To view the full article please click

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Siemens launching mechatronics program at Ont. colleges

Siemens Canada has signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Seneca College and Sheridan College... To view the full article please click

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Canadian Railway Hall of Fame adds three inductees

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) yesterday announced the three 2013-14 inductees for the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame... To view the full article please click

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Metrolinx issues construction tender for expansion of Stouffville GO Line

Metrolinx in Toronto, ON, Canada, issued a construction tender to build a second track on a five-kilometer (three-mile) section of GO Transit's Stouffville corridor... To...