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Why Japan should be Canada’s next trade target

Why Japan should be Canada’s next trade target

It has now been a year since International Trade Minister Ed Fast unveiled the government’s Global Market Action Plan... To view the full article please click here.

Students Hit the Books and the Tracks at Confederation College

Students Hit the Books and the Tracks at Confederation College

THUNDER BAY, ON – Students in the Railway Conductor program hit the books and then the railway tracks... To view the full article please click here.

There’s far more good news than bad in TransLink numbers

There’s far more good news than bad in TransLink numbers

By the time you read this, the provincial cabinet will have determined the wording of the question for the spring transit... To view the full article please click here.

Protectionist Buy American restrictions responsible for killing 71 jobs in St-Jérôme, Québec

Protectionist Buy American restrictions responsible for killing 71 jobs in St-Jérôme, Québec

Canada Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is extremely disappointed by the sudden closure Dec 19 of Mueller Canada's manufacturing operations ... To view the full article...

CTA report: CP fell below, CN climbed above grain revenue cap in latest crop year

CTA report: CP fell below, CN climbed above grain revenue cap in latest crop year

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) recently determined that Canadian Pacific was under and CN was over... To view the full article please click here.

Bombardier wins €150m maintenance contract for Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa 1000 fleet

Bombardier wins €150m maintenance contract for Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa 1000 fleet

Bombardier's consortium partner AnsaldoBreda announced it signed a ten-year... To view the full article please click here.

Dropping loonie, sliding oil price redraw provinces’ economic pictures

Dropping loonie, sliding oil price redraw provinces’ economic pictures

Several provinces are falling behind on their fiscal targets this year... To view the full article please click here.  

Canadian Pacific's Hunter Harrison named Railroader of the Year by Railway Age

Canadian Pacific's Hunter Harrison named Railroader of the Year by Railway Age

CALGARY, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - E. Hunter Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific (CP), has been named 2015 Railroader of the Year... To view the full...

Oil prices will ‘snap back’ by late 2015, says Scotiabank

Oil prices will ‘snap back’ by late 2015, says Scotiabank

TORONTO—Scotiabank’s Commodity Price Index dropped 4.8 per cent month-over-month in November... To view the full article please click here.

Canada considers free trade with Thailand despite internal warnings

Canada considers free trade with Thailand despite internal warnings

The Canadian government is exploring the idea of free trade with Thailand... To view the full article please click here.

CP Rail poised to boost crude shipments

CP Rail poised to boost crude shipments

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is poised to meet a goal to boost crude shipments by at least 67 percent... To view the full article please click here.

VIA Rail Canada sets foot in China

VIA Rail Canada sets foot in China

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has signed a partnership with Hainan Airlines... To view the full article please click here.