News General
November 26, 2020  

Crude by rail bounces back in September from summer lows

CER says 94,440 barrels per day moved, nearly double the 51,000 bpd shipped in August.

News General
November 18, 2020  

CN layoffs only there’s a dramatic slowdown during second wave: CEO

Business is recovering from a big drop in volume that forced the railway to withdraw its full-year guidance.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 30, 2020  

Alstom shareholders approve $8.4B Bombardier Transportation deal

Combined company is expected to become the second-largest manufacturer of rolling stock.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
August 28, 2020  

Bombardier to lay off 200 workers at Thunder Bay plant

Looking for orders as its fate to be determined with the potential purchase by Alstom.

News Energy General
July 22, 2020  

Slump frees pipeline space, crude exports by rail fall

Shipments at a four-year low as crude is moved by less expensive route.

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 Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 15, 2020  

Bombardier to be dropped from S&P/TSX composite index

Company says the move doesn’t change anything in terms of its liquidity and status as an actively traded stock on the TSX.

News Aerospace General
May 7, 2020  

Bombardier starts gradual resumption of manufacturing, reports Q1 loss

Expects business activity to hit a low point in Q2, before gradually recovering in the second half of the year.

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 Energy General
February 25, 2020  

Trudeau urges peaceful end to blockades of rail traffic

Scheer says Teck scuttling of oil sands project the result of Trudeau’s doing nothing to end the disruptions for almost three weeks.

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 Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 13, 2020  

Bombardier to report earnings as future hangs in the balance

Possible sale of the plane-and-train maker’s Quebec-based business jet unit or its Berlin-based rail subsidiary.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
February 13, 2020  

Cenovus ramps crude by rail to 120,000 bpd, no provincial contracts

Company used a provincial program that relaxed quota constraints on production if it was shipped out on new rail capacity.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Cenovus credits quota easing as it ramps up crude by rail

Shipments to 100,000 barrels per day by the end of last month, which energy company says bodes well for its oil sands expansion plans.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
January 24, 2020  

Selling aviation makes sense for Bombardier, says industry analyst

Its railway operations are a steadier generator of cash flows, but the sale of aviation could face political opposition because it is a major Canadian employer

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
November 27, 2019  

Rail strike, pipeline spill lead Alberta to extend oil curtailment levels

Government will gradually increasing the amount that can be produced.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 26, 2019  

[BREAKING] Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal with CN, work set to resume [UPDATED]

Union said normal operations at CN will resume Wednesday at 6 a.m. local time across Canada.

News Manufacturing Transportation Economy General
October 23, 2019  

CN Rail cuts profit forecast for 2019 amid ‘softer’ economy

Freight volumes below expectations, manufacturing has also fallen off.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 21, 2019  

Regulator says crude by rail fell to 310,000 bpd in August

Well below the record high of 354,000 bpd set last December.

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 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 Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 10, 2019  

Oil producers call for oil eased curtailment for rail commitments

Would result in Alberta producers getting better prices for higher volumes of oil.

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 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 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 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.

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 Oil & Gas General
November 29, 2018  

Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds: Notley

The province has already started talks with a third party to buy enough rail cars and locomotives to put two more oil trains a day on the tracks.