Category Archives for "Atlantic"

May 14

Newfoundland Ferry rate concerns aired before parliamentary committee

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic , Aviation & Marine

There’s been more progress in the campaign for fair and reasonable ferry rates between Cape Breton and Newfoundland. One of Transport Action Atlantic’s allies – the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques – was granted an audience to press the case before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transportation.  The appearance was scheduled to take […]

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May 08

TAA’s 2019 AGM is this Saturday!

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

Transport Action Atlantic’s annual general meeting is happening this Saturday in Halifax! Saturday May 11 – 2:00pm Halifax North Memorial Library Auditorium 2285 Gottingen St. Halifax, NS We are delighted to announce that the AGM agenda will include a panel discussion on current transportation issues in the region, with panelists including Bridgewater mayor David Mitchell and […]

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Oct 12

Our Canada includes passenger trains…and it doesn’t end at Quebec City.

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

The troublesome British-built Renaissance cars used in VIA Rail’s downsized Atlantic Canada service were never designed for life in Canada, and are in urgent need of replacement.  But Budget 2018 makes provision only for fleet renewal in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor. [Originally published in the Spring-Summer 2018 edition of “The Bulletin”] After four decades of […]

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