Ottawa fines two coast guard ships for speeding in right whale protection zone
Since early June, eight right whales have died in Canadian waters, the worst death toll since 2017.
Bombardier to invest up to US$300 million more this year on rail division capacity
Announcement comes as the Montreal-based company reports a $36-million net loss.
International shipping under the microscope as whale death toll grows
Examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes.
Extreme weather: Avoid its effect on transportation
Ten tips for managing its impact on your supply chain.
Federal Liberals, Ontario Tories blame each other for Bombardier layoffs
Both point to transportation projects that could have secured work for the Thunder Bay plant.
Bombardier laying off 550 workers at Thunder Bay railcar plant
Local Unifor president fears more job losses beyond the initial layoffs as the contracts wind down.
Bombardier to appeal Brazil ruling over alleged bidding infractions
$175 million in fines levied against a “cartel” that the tribunal found manipulated at least 26 tenders between 1999 and 2013.
Trudeau expected to confirm federal funding for Montreal’s metro extension
Federal money would help finance the $4.5 billion project to extend the city’s blue line by five metro stops.
Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale
Feds will issue a fine of up to $25,000 to those who fail to follow the speed limit.
Infrastructure bank gives Via $55M for work on multibillion dollar project
It is the first time the agency has handed out money without an expectation of repayment.
Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources
Rail company wants to build a multibillion-dollar new network of dedicated passenger-rail lines in Ontario and Quebec.
Bombardier sells regional jet business to Mitsubishi
Moving forward, Bombardier will focus on business jets and rail.
San Mateo County orders 55 New Flyer clean diesel buses
They’ll replace heavy-duty vehicles that have been on the road since 2002.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV
Says the service should decrease food delivery times.
Procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters
Carla Qualtrough says the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists’ information to companies.
BRP’s new Can-Am Ryker trike drives revenue gains
Valcourt manufacturer increased sales of its three-wheeled roadsters by 110%.
NFI Group acquires British bus company Alexander Dennis for $546M
Alexander Dennis Ltd. operates in Britain, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and the United States.
Bombardier consortium preferred bidder in $4.5B Cairo monorail
Railway division will deliver the project in partnership with two Egyptian companies, trains will be built in Derby, Britain.
Legault to force the Caisse to purchase REM trains made in Quebec
Environment minister says there will be a local content for any infrastructure project related to public transit.
Feds offer $15.8B in new Coast Guard ships [UPDATED]
Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.
Federal government to buy two more Arctic patrol ships from Irving
Addresses the Canadian Coast Guard’s desperate need for new ships and prevents layoffs at the shipyard.
New Flyer partnership to advance autonomous bus technology
Robotic Research will help develop artificial intelligence-based technology for heavy-duty buses.
Making waves in the marine industry
Case history provided by Rittal: Tugboats in the Great…
Ontario raising speed limits on three highways to 110 km/h for pilot program
Pilot will run on Highway 402 between London and Sarnia, the Queen Elizabeth Way between Hamilton to St. Catharines, and Highway 417 from Ottawa to the Ontario-Quebec border.
Ballard supplying 20 fuel cell modules to UK bus OEM
Reflects European drive to use fuel cells for heavy duty transportation applications.
Ontario’s transportation minister raises possibility of higher speed limits
The province will consider raising the maximum from its current 100 kilometres an hour.
CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes
Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.
Bombardier cuts outlook, full year revenue guidance down by US$1B [UPDATED]
Full first-quarter financial results released on May 2.
CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations
Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.
$28.5B transit plan to happen with or without feds, Toronto: Ford
Morneau not committing, criticizing the province for dragging its feet when it comes to allocating federal infrastructure money.
Alberta NDP’s Notley promises $1.4B to expand network of roads for heavy loads
Re-elected NDP government would work to increase the network to cover 10,000 kilometres over the next six years.