Another successful August long weekend for VIA Rail Canada

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; August 9, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSThursday August 1 to Tuesday August 6, 2019 VIA Rail…

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Special Canadian Series, Article 2 of 4: Beautiful views-unreliable schedule

By King’s MJ Students, The Signal, University of King’s College School of Journalism, Halifax, Nova Scotia; August 6, 2019 Article…

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Opinion: It’s time to reset your perception about Bombardier. Here’s why

By David Van der Wee, National Post; August 6, 2019 Bombardier Transportation is a highly innovative rolling stock manufacturer with…

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Province says passenger rail still an option for Northern Ontario

By James Wood, Staff, My Muskoka Now; July 10, 2019 HUNTSVILLE, ON- In the wake of Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet…

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VIA Rail Canada: Busiest Canada Day weekend of the last 10 years

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; July 9, 2019: HIGHLIGHTSThursday June 27, 2019 – Wednesday July 3, 2019 VIA…

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Ontario: New Toronto Union Station glass ‘moat’ opens as transit hub shifts construction to lower level

By Raneem Alozzi, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star; July 7, 2019 Union Station welcomed passengers travelling between the GO York…

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How a train trip across Canada helped me heal

By Sarah Pledge Dickson, The Globe And Mail; July 2, 2019 Fed-up with school and living in a dorm room…

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Strong private-sector interest in VIA Rail’s planned expansion, says Canada Infrastructure Bank CEO

By Bill Curry, The Globe And Mail; June 25, 2019 Canada Infrastructure Bank chief executive officer Pierre Lavallée says there…

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Government of Canada takes next steps to further explore VIA Rail’s High Frequency Rail proposal in the Quebec City-Toronto Corridor

A press release from Transport Canada; June 25, 2019: PETERBOROUGH, ON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ – A modernized passenger rail system…

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Infrastructure Bank to support VIA Rail Canada’s expansion plans through Quebec and Ontario

By Bill Curry, The Globe And Mail; June 24, 2019 On the eve of a federal election and after years…

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Ontario: Plan to bring back Northlander train remains off track

By Jordan Horrobin, The Timmins Daily Press; June 23, 2019 While on the campaign trail last May, Premier Doug Ford…

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Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

By The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen; June 21, 2019 OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States…

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Riding the Canadian rails: 2 experiences on different tracks

By TravelSquire Staff, Ladders; June 21, 2019 “All aboard,” announces the service manager, and we’re off from Vancouver. Making our…

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Northeastern Ontario: Expect fall announcement says passenger rail advocate

By Stu Campaigne, Staff, mynorthbaynow.com; June 19, 2019 It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” Lucille Frith wholeheartedly believes…

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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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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: 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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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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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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