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News Manufacturing Transportation General
September 19, 2019  

New Flyer announces additional 110 buses for Washington

New buses provides increases passenger capacity to 115 people.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
September 11, 2019  

Nova Bus delivers two electric buses to CUTRIC project

Integrated battery system delivers better fuel economy, while reducing maintenance costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

News Aerospace Transportation General
August 13, 2019  

Judge sides with American Airlines over worker slowdown

Judge found merit in statistics compiled by American showing that workers took longer to fix planes and delayed more tasks.

News Transportation General
August 13, 2019  

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.

News Transportation General
August 1, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 30, 2019  

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.

Feature Manufacturing Transportation General Operations
July 11, 2019  

Extreme weather: Avoid its effect on transportation

Ten tips for managing its impact on your supply chain.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
July 11, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
July 10, 2019  

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.

News Construction Transportation General
July 4, 2019  

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.

News Transportation General
June 27, 2019  

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.

News Construction Transportation General
June 26, 2019  

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.

News Government Transportation General
June 25, 2019  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
June 25, 2019  

Bombardier sells regional jet business to Mitsubishi

Moving forward, Bombardier will focus on business jets and rail.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General
June 20, 2019  

San Mateo County orders 55 New Flyer clean diesel buses

They’ll replace heavy-duty vehicles that have been on the road since 2002.

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June 20, 2019  

Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers

Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage Transportation General
June 12, 2019  

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Says the service should decrease food delivery times.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
May 31, 2019  

Procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters

Carla Qualtrough says the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists’ information to companies.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 31, 2019  

BRP’s new Can-Am Ryker trike drives revenue gains

Valcourt manufacturer increased sales of its three-wheeled roadsters by 110%.

News Transportation General
May 28, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 28, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
May 27, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 23, 2019  

Feds offer $15.8B in new Coast Guard ships [UPDATED]

Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
May 22, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 15, 2019  

New Flyer partnership to advance autonomous bus technology

Robotic Research will help develop artificial intelligence-based technology for heavy-duty buses.

Feature Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
May 15, 2019  

Making waves in the marine industry

Case history provided by Rittal: Tugboats in the Great

Brought to you by   Rittal
News Transportation General
May 14, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability
May 14, 2019  

Ballard supplying 20 fuel cell modules to UK bus OEM

Reflects European drive to use fuel cells for heavy duty transportation applications.

News Government Transportation General
May 2, 2019  

Ontario’s transportation minister raises possibility of higher speed limits

The province will consider raising the maximum from its current 100 kilometres an hour.

News Transportation General
April 25, 2019  

CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes

Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.

News Aerospace Transportation General
April 25, 2019  

Bombardier cuts outlook, full year revenue guidance down by US$1B [UPDATED]

Full first-quarter financial results released on May 2.