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News Manufacturing Transportation General
March 21, 2019  

Davie, rivals square off over multibillion dollar shipbuilding plan

Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.

News Transportation General
March 18, 2019  

Safety board investigates collision of two ships in Vancouver Harbour

Collision occurred just after midnight on Sunday morning

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
March 11, 2019  

Garneau says he would board a Boeing 737 despite crash

Transportation minister responds to Air Canada Pilots call for proactive action to ensure the “safety of the Canadian travelling public.”

News Transportation General
February 28, 2019  

Labour code issues flagged after fatal Canadian Pacific accident in Calgary

Transport Minister Marc Garneau has since ordered the use of handbrakes on all trains stopped on mountain slopes.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Transportation General
February 22, 2019  

CP Rail CEO objects to oil production curtailments

Keith Creel told a US audience governments stepping in isn’t healthy in a commercial space.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
February 14, 2019  

Cenovus Energy vows to build crude by rail capacity

Company is confident Alberta will encourage its as an alternative to delayed new export pipelines.

News Transportation General
February 13, 2019  

FedEx Logistics establishing new HQ in downtown Memphis

Memphis-based FedEx Corp. is the city’s largest private employer.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 7, 2019  

Blocked Siemens and Alstom merger a win for Bombardier: analysts [UPDATED]

Deal could reduce competition in the signaling and high-speed train markets.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 5, 2019  

Metrolinx to slap Bombardier with penalties over late LRT car delivery

LRT manufacturer three cars short of the first of 76 to be delivered by Feb. 1.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
January 30, 2019  

Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to NYC after problems

Deliveries suspended, citing software issues and past problems with springs between the cars and doors weeping oil.

News Food & Beverage Transportation General
January 24, 2019  

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Changes will disproportionately affect younger workers who dominate food services and other industries at highest risk for automation.

News Forestry Transportation General
January 14, 2019  

Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

The Forests Products Association of Canada said rail delays last year cost the forest sector over $500 million.

News Transportation General
January 9, 2019  

Bombardier signs US$669M rail car deal with N.J., but no work north of border

Buy American rules are prompting Bombardier’s plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to build the multi-level cars, rather than its facility in Quebec.

News Oil & Gas Transportation General
January 8, 2019  

CN and CP well poised for 2019 trade headwinds: analysts

Crude-by-rail exports have spiked over the past year amidst a pipeline shortage and a big discount on Western Canadian Select oil.

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January 2, 2019  

Tesla cuts prices as 4Q deliveries miss analysts’ estimates

Automaker is cutting prices by $2,000 to offset the phase-out of federal electric vehicle tax credits.

News Transportation General
January 2, 2019  

Montreal longshoremen vote for strike mandate

Roughly 1,100 longshoremen at Canada’s second largest port are looking to improve working conditions.

Feature Manufacturing Transportation General
December 12, 2018  

BRP by design: R&D fuels its winning recreational vehicles

There are growing markets to be tapped in Mexico, Brazil and China.

News Transportation General
December 12, 2018  

Via Rail places $989M train order with Siemens for key rail corridor

No Canadian content requirement; the German firm will build the trains at its North American headquarters in California.

News Transportation General
November 19, 2018  

Fuel a factor in salvage of sabotaged coast guard ship in N.S. fishing village [UPDATED]

The vessel was discovered on its side in the water Saturday morning.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 13, 2018  

New Flyer moves jobs to Kentucky to meet increasing US content rules

Bus maker is transferring some of the high-dollar electrical components currently made in Winnipeg.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 12, 2018  

New order for Bombardier-Alstom metro cars in Montreal

…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.

News Transportation General
November 1, 2018  

Trudeau in Churchill as town celebrates rail line repairs

Flooding in the spring of 2017 damaged the tracks and severed the only land link to the town.

News Transportation General
November 1, 2018  

Manitoba wary of federal offer to help fund replacement for Greyhound buses

Greyhound announced in July that it would end service on all but one of its routes in western Canada.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 30, 2018  

Bombardier Transportation replaces president of Americas amid project delays

Elliot Sander will also oversee all sales and business development activities in the region.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2018  

CBSA, Montreal port tests blockchain to tug shipping into digital age

But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 9, 2018  

Construction on Gordie Howe International Bridge officially underway: Trudeau

$5.7 billion Windsor-Detroit span will be operational by late 2024.

News Government Oil & Gas Transportation General
September 19, 2018  

Federal government accelerates phase out of rupture prone rail tankers

Ottawa taking steps to phase out certain types of tank cars following the deadly train derailment and explosions in Lac-Megantic, Que.

News Automotive Transportation General
September 6, 2018  

Uber rolls out safety features for drivers, passengers

Moves are an attempt to repair Uber’s reputation after a wave of major scandals and bad press.

News Transportation General
September 4, 2018  

New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data

About 75 seismic sensors will measure forces imparted on the span.

News Government Transportation General
September 4, 2018  

Ontario moves ahead with plan to take over Toronto’s subway system

Toronto Mayor John Tory said city needs to be consulted.

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August 30, 2018  

Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan

Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.

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August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.