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The Canadian at Sioux Lookout
Apr 12

VIA Rail service to resume across Northern Ontario

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

The Canadian train will resume service across its entire route from Vancouver to Toronto on May 17th 2021 and Toronto to Vancouver starting on May 23rd, operating once weekly in each direction, to provide much-needed public transport for essential journeys between communities along the line. Rigorous health and safety protocols, including physical distancing measures, enhanced […]

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Mar 08

Coast-to-Coast Bus Network Proposed

By Transport Action | Intercity Rail and Bus , National News

Leaders in the motorcoach industry have been working together since the beginning for the year to develop a proposal to reconnect services across Canada through a Coast-to-Coast Bus Coalition and the re-assumption of federal regulatory responsibility for protecting a national network of essential routes. This would include the restoration of interline reservations and package services […]

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Winnipeg Transit Buses
Feb 12

Federal government announces $15bn for transit

By Transport Action | National News , Urban Transit

On February 10th, the Government of Canada announced $14.9 billion for public transit projects over the next eight years, including permanent funding of $3 billion per year beginning in 2026. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna were joined for the announcement by Canada Infrastructure Bank chair Tamara Vrooman and […]

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