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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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: Metrolinx issues safety warning after commuter’s backpack was caught by passing train

By Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto; March 1, 2019 Metrolinx has launched a safety campaign after a passenger’s bag was…

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Ontario: Ford, Fedeli urged to keep passenger rail promise

By Gord Young, North Bay Nugget; February 20, 2019 A regional group is calling on the Progressive Conservative government –…

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Northern Ontario passenger train project could collapse

By Bob McIntyre, Staff, My Timmins Now; February 12, 2019 The small, grassroots campaign to restore passenger rail service between…

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Ontario: Restore Northlander, province urged

By Gord Young, North Bay Nugget; February 9, 2019 Unions representing workers at the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission are calling…

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Canada: Transit union fighting Metrolinx cannabis ban

By Kyle Marshall, The Toronto Observer; February 7, 2019 The new Metrolinx policy banning recreational cannabis for certain workers has…

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VIA Rail Canada train evacuated after striking debris near Trenton, Ontario

From CBC News; February 2, 2019 A Via Rail train travelling between Toronto and Ottawa had to be evacuated after it struck debris…

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Niagara Falls officials want to bring Canadian commuter train across the U.S. border

By Rick Pfeiffer, Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal; January 27, 2019 Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was working the crowd…

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SmartTrack proceeding regardless of Metrolinx’s new ‘market driven’ approach to stations, Toronto mayor’s office says

By Ben Spurr, Transportation Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 11, 2019 Mayor John Tory’s office is offering assurances his SmartTrack…

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VIA Rail Canada expects decision on new Ontario-Quebec rail line this year

From CBC News; January 8, 2019 Transport Canada is expected to approve or deny Via Rail’s multi-billion-dollar proposal to flesh…

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Ontario: GO Transit offers new Toronto-Niagara Falls weekday train service

By Ilya Banares, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star; January 7, 2019 GO Train commuters are now able to take a…

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Ontario: VIA, buses, highways to be included in new high-speed rail study

By Heather Rivers, The London Free Press; November 21, 2018 The plan for a multibillion-dollar high-speed rail corridor is taking…

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Passenger rail revival plan for Northern Ontario rolling out this fall

By Ian Ross, Northern Ontario Business; October 9, 2018 A northeastern Ontario passenger rail advocacy group is tabling a plan…

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What happened to Seth Rogen’s voice? Toronto Transit Commission stopped playing divisive transit PSAs after just one month

By Nick Faris, The London Free Press; September 21, 2018 After piggybacking on Vancouver’s idea to make Seth Rogen the…

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