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.
Via Rail lays off 1,000 temporarily as blockades drag on
Comes amid growing pressure on the federal government to take action.
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.