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News Aerospace Transportation General
August 6, 2020  

Bombardier Q2 net loss widens while revenues plunge due to COVID-19

Revenues for the three months ended June 30 plunged 37% to $2.7 billion from $4.3 billion a year ago

News Automotive Electronics Transportation General
August 5, 2020  

Ex-Google exec sent to prison for stealing robocar secrets

Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski helped steer Google’s self-driving car project before landing at Uber

News Transportation General
August 4, 2020  

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

News Oil & Gas Transportation General
July 30, 2020  

Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto

The Canada Energy Regulator says the incident near Oakville, Ont., could potentially have resulted in fatalities and injuries

News Government Transportation General
July 29, 2020  

Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase

Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018

News Government Transportation General
July 28, 2020  

Ont govt. delivers up to $4B to support municipalities and transit

Details on specific allocations will be provided in the coming weeks

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2020  

Bombardier supports assets sale for EU approval of Alstom’s takeover

Canadian transportation company reaffirms the sale remains on track to close in the first half of 2021.

News Transportation General
July 9, 2020  

Via laying off about 1,000 workers as pandemic impacts its business

Employees will receive a temporary written layoff notice that respects their collective agreement’s terms.

News Transportation General
July 9, 2020  

Health official revokes US travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding

No more back and forth while the border between the two countries remains officially closed for non-essential visits.

News Transportation General
June 30, 2020  

CN investing $310M in Ontario to strengthen its rail network

Will focus on intermodal facilities, rail and tie replacement and maintenance of track infrastructure.

News Manufacturing Transportation Economy General
June 25, 2020  

Quebec port project aims to win back market share

US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.

News Government Transportation Economy General
June 17, 2020  

US to investigate Canada’s ‘unfavourable’ new Great Lakes shipping rules

Shippers claim ballast water release standards are unfair, overly costly and designed to drive them out of cross-border shipping.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
June 16, 2020  

Seaspan awarded a $2.4B contract for RCN joint support ships

Replenishment vessels increase the range and endurance of RCN’s combat ship operations at sea.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General
June 16, 2020  

BRP awarded $3M in damages after patent violation

Court also issued a permanent injunction that prevents Arctic Cat from selling snowmobiles that violate the frame patent.

News Transportation General
June 11, 2020  

BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract

The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.

News Transportation General
June 4, 2020  

Transportation to be revolutionized over next decade: Frost & Sullivan

Hyperloop, air taxis, and suborbital rockets could enable a traveler to reach any location on earth in 60 minutes.

News Government Transportation General
May 21, 2020  

US agrees to Canada’s request to extend non-essential travel

The US has more than 1.5 million active cases of COVID-19, 42% of the world’s active caseload.

News Transportation General
May 5, 2020  

CP Rail moves record 2.8M tonnes of grain in April after strong Q1

100,000 tonnes more than the previous record set in November thanks in part to the opening of the Port of Thunder Bay.

News Energy Transportation General
April 30, 2020  

Ballard gets follow-on order from Solaris in The Netherlands

Fuel cells will power 20 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses in South Holland, the most populous province of The Netherlands.

News Automotive Transportation General
April 29, 2020  

California scales up 1st in US electric truck sale proposal

If adopted, at least 40% of all tractor trailers sold in California would have to be zero emission by 2035

News Transportation General
April 28, 2020  

BDS Fleet Service hires medical director during COVID-19

Fleet repair facility is introducing strategies employed by hospitals to minimize exposure risk.

News Transportation General
April 28, 2020  

TTC to temporarily lay off 1,200 staff members

Transit operator plans to maintain service at between 70% and 80% of normal levels.

News Transportation General
April 27, 2020  

Blockades, virus expected to derail CN’s Q1 results

Hefty crude-by-rail shipments helped offset the declines.

News Transportation General
April 23, 2020  

Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy, trucking

Company has established a $5-million family assistance fund to help staff affected by the downturn.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
April 21, 2020  

Bombardier to help make 18,000 ventilators at shuttered Thunder Bay plant

Will carry out sanding, painting and assembly work on the equipment for Brampton, Ont.-based O-Two Medical Technologies.

News Transportation General
April 16, 2020  

Railways confront tough times with volumes dropping as recession looms

Carloads fell more than 17% year-over-year as industrial supply chains remain shut down and retail severely curtailed.

News Transportation General
April 2, 2020  

Cargo ship denied entry to port of Halifax over COVID-19 concerns

Siem Cicero is carrying a shipment of cars, which is considered non-essential.

News Transportation General
April 2, 2020  

Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate

Bathroom tissue has been in high demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
March 31, 2020  

San Diego MTS orders 26 more buses from New Flyer

The order replaces older, end-of-life vehicles with lower-emission and more efficient buses

News Transportation General
March 18, 2020  

Envision is cleaning air through light-powered filters

Guelph company’s novel filtration technology is used outdoors to stem highway emissions and indoors to clean air in industrial facilities.

News Transportation General
March 12, 2020  

Canadians avoid public transit due to COVID-19

Approximately 30% of Canadians report decreased usage of public transportation due to COVID-19

News Transportation General
March 10, 2020  

CUTRIC launches research group for autonomous mass transit

The primary goal is $1.1 million from partners and the feds to enable autonomous shuttles to serve transit-starved communities.