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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.

News Transportation General
March 10, 2020  

Efficient Trucking Program application launched, $11.8M committed

Eligible applicants can receive a rebate of up to 50% on fuel-saving devices.

News Food & Beverage Transportation General
February 27, 2020  

Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Producers are having difficulty getting their products to market

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
February 24, 2020  

Rail blockade by Tyendinaga Mohawk remains after police deadline passes

Trudeau informed premiers of measures being taken to ensure critical needs are addressed as blockade impacts economy.

News Energy Manufacturing Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Baloney Meter: Rail blockades and government authority over the police

Conservative claim that the minister of public safety has the ultimate authority over Canada’s national police force is declared a lot of baloney.

News Energy Manufacturing Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Via Rail lays off 1,000 temporarily as blockades drag on

Comes amid growing pressure on the federal government to take action.

News Oil & Gas Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

No injuries as CN train carrying crude oil derails in NW Ontario

CN says 31 cars came off the tracks near Emo, Ont, most carrying crude and at least two were leaking.

News Construction Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Ontario introduces bill to speed up GTA transit project construction

The bill proposes to cut the land expropriation process from a year to approximately seven months.