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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Supply shipments resume for Churchill, Manitoba after railway washout

By Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; July 10, 2019 OTTAWA — Winnipeg’s surface link to Nunavut is back in service, with…

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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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Off the beaten path – discovering VIA Rail Canada’s adventure routes

From Travelweek Group; June 3, 2019 Canada has so much to offer when it comes to experiencing nature and VIA…

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VIA RAIL CANADA AND ALVÉOLE PARTNER TO HELP SAVE THE BEES

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; April 22, 2019: MONTRÉAL, April 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – To celebrate Earth Day,…

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‘If it gets me, it gets me’: the town where residents live alongside polar bears, and you can visit by riding VIA Rail Canada

By Kieran Mulvaney, The Guardian; February 13, 2019 Spend enough time in Churchill, and you will hear the stories. Of…

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Canadian rail rules derailed by American red tape

By: Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; February 8, 2019 OTTAWA — Transport Canada had no clue what items American freight trains…

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Churchill, Manitoba residents gather to see first passenger train in 18 months pull into town

By Rachel Bergen, CBC News; December 5, 2018 After 18 months without service, Churchill, Man., residents gathered to welcome the…

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VIA Rail Canada service resumes in northern Manitoba, between Gillam and Churchill

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; November 26, 2018: MONTRÉAL, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail)…

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VIA Rail Canada Train 693 derails near Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan; all passengers and crew members are safe

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; July 5, 2018: Montréal, July 5 2018 – Train 693 that runs between…

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Deaths and deceit: Churchill, Manitoba Hudson Bay rail line has long track record of controversy

By Darren Bernhardt, CBC News; June 23, 2018 The ongoing turmoil surrounding the Hudson Bay rail line to Churchill somehow…

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VIA Rail Canada modifies the schedule of the Canadian between Toronto and Vancouver

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; June 22, 2018: PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Jun. 22, 2018, 05:42 PM MONTREAL,…

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Canada – Owners of the rail line to Churchill, Manitoba, had duty to fix it: regulators

By The Canadian Press, Times-Colonist; June 15, 2018 WINNIPEG — Federal regulators have ruled that the owners of a broken…

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Canadian National investing $130 million to expand and strengthen Manitoba’s rail infrastructure in 2018

A press release from Canadian National Railway; June 8, 2018: Program includes Symington Yard capacity improvement project WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June…

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Churchill, Manitoba presses for Hudson Bay Railway deal before harsh winter

By Jacqueline Nelson and Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail; May 4, 2018 Churchill is racing the clock to secure…

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Canada: ‘Not a lot of happy faces’ on holiday train delayed 16 hours from Saskatoon to Winnipeg

By Bridget Yard, CBC News; April 2, 2018 When Todd Peterson and his son boarded a Via Rail train headed…

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Manitoba Opinion – Wrong side of the tracks: Moving the CP rail yards could bring Winnipeg together, Charles Huband writes

By Charles Huband, for CBC News; March 11, 2018 The Canadian Pacific Railway marshalling yards in Winnipeg are huge — over…

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Manitoba: New group pushes Winnipeg rail yard move

By Aldo Santin, Winnipeg Free Press; February 12, 2018 A community activist and a former Manitoba Appeals Court judge have…

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Bitter cold disrupts VIA Rail service to northern Manitoba communities

By The Canadian Press; Canadian Business; December 28, 2017 WINNIPEG _ Equipment issues related to extremely cold weather have forced…

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VIA Rail temporarily changes its schedule in Northern Manitoba

A press release from VIA Rail Canada: WINNIPEG, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Due to operational imperatives, VIA Rail Canada…

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VIA Rail to ship stranded rail cars out of Churchill, reduce service to northern Manitoba

By Bryce Hoye, CBC News; October 04, 2017 After months stranded in Churchill due to a rail line damaged by spring…

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