Ontario: Railmark Canada lawsuit dismissed

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; June 14, 2019 An action by Railmark Canada against the Sault Ste. Marie Economic…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Ontario Northland adds refurbished dining car to Polar Bear Express

By Linda Holmes, BayToday.ca; June 10, 2019 Passengers travelling on the Ontario Northland’s Polar Bear Express will benefit from a…

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Documents show federal push for infrastructure bank to back VIA Rail Canada project

By The Canadian Press, News 1130 City News; June 7, 2019 OTTAWA — Federal officials are pushing the Canadian Infrastructure…

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Canada: Consultant claims Ontario Northland not on board with passenger rail

By Ian Ross, Baytoday.ca; June 5, 2019 A railway consultant has released portions of a conceptual plan on how passenger…

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Canada: Ontario Northland Transportation Commission ‘fully committed’ to rail passenger service

By P.J. Wilson, Postmedia Network, Northern News; June 6, 2019 Ontario Northland is “fully committed” to the return of passenger…

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Canada: Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli fires back at Ontario Northland critic

By Staff, Northern Ontario Business; June 5, 2019 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is going to bat for the Ontario Northland…

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Canada: Ontario Northland union boss favours Metrolinx alliance

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; June 7, 2019 Shifting the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) to a new provincial…

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VIA Rail Canada: Best ridership performance in 11 years for May long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; May 23, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSMay 16 – 21, 2019 VIA Rail network Busiest day…

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Canada: Combat boots make trip to mark 75th anniversary

By Meghan Balogh, The Kingston Whig Standard; May 20, 2019 A pair of black combat boots were placed on a…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains launches third letter writing campaign

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; May 15, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains has embarked upon a third…

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Ontario: Judge issues Order for Security for Costs against Railmark Canada

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; April 29. 2019 The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. has been successful in…

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Canada: Ontario Northland’s success worth celebrating – Corina Moore

By Michael Lee, North Bay Nugget; April 26, 2019 Corina Moore is both “proud” and “grateful” Ontario Northland will be…

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Close to 85,000 travellers choose VIA Rail Canada during Easter long weekend

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 25, 2019 HIGHLIGHTSApril 18–23, 2019 VIA Rail cross-Canada routes Most popular route: Ottawa…

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Mexicans opt for train as way to explore Canada

From Riviera Maya News; April 23, 2019 Data shows the number of Mexicans visiting Canada continues to increase with Mexican…

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Restoring passenger rail service in the northeastern Ontario

By Brittany Bortolon, Videojournalist, North Bay, CTV News; April 15, 2019 Could passenger service in northern Ontario be back on…

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Ontario: FedNor contributes $150,000 to modernize Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; April 11, 2019 FedNor will invest $150,000 into the modernization of the Agawa Canyon…

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Canada: Ontario unveils $28.5-billion transit plan, vows to double length of Toronto’s downtown relief line

By Oliver Moore, The Globe and Mail; April 10, 2019 The provincial government is promising to double the length of…

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Trans-border: Could passenger train service between Detroit and Toronto reopen?

By Aaron Mondry, Curbed Detroit; April 1, 2019 There hasn’t been passenger rail connecting Detroit and Toronto since the late…

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Transportation Safety Board issues warning after 2 VIA Rail Canada trains seriously damaged

By Blair Rhodes, CBC News; March 28, 2019 Canada’s transportation safety watchdog is issuing a warning after two Via passenger trains…

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Toronto Police remind public that smelly transit passengers are not 911-call worthy

By Claire Floody, Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator; March 22, 2019 Toronto police are reminding the public that emergency alarms…

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Ontario: What’s the future of the Agawa Canyon Tour Train?

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; March 22, 2019 With the looming expiration of an operating agreement to run the…

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Ontario: Province to spend $5 million on train station at former St. Marys Paper site for Agawa Canyon Tour Train

By James Hopkin, SooToday.com; March 22, 2019 The provincial government is putting up $5 million for the construction of a…

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Passenger rail advocate calls VIA Rail Canada’s proposed Ontario-Quebec a ‘tourist train’ to the ‘hinterland’

By Adam Swimmer, Toronto Sun; March 17, 2019 An Ontario passenger rail advocate has called VIA Rail Canada’s proposed $4-billion…

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Ontario: Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains to suggest accommodation tax could help train get back on track

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; March 14, 2019 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains hopes local officials can help…

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