CANADIAN RAILWAYS: Assisting Canada’s Environmental Performance

November 23, 2012 10:00 am

Canada’s railways run an average of 1,100 passenger and goods trains every day, often over some of the world’s most rugged terrain and in some of the world’s worst weather conditions. Canada’s railways have the best safety record in North America and provide by far the safest means of ground […]

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Rail on the Rise

October 15, 2012 1:55 pm

GETTING PRODUCTS TO TIDEWATER AS EFFICIENTLY AS POSSIBLE Energy is a key market for Canadian Pacific (CP) and the increase in traffic has been particularly strong as a result of a targeted growth strategy. Energy-related traffic represented about 45 per cent of this portfolio’s revenue in 2011. With an extensive […]

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Rail on the Rise: Getting Products to Tidewater as Efficiently as Possible

July 16, 2012 9:00 am
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Canadian rail continues to extend and expand its network to encompass the entire world.

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Railway Series: Interview with Michael Bourque

May 17, 2012 8:39 am

Ottawa Life interviewed Michael Bourque, the new President & Chief Executive Officer of the Railway Association of Canada. Read the full interview here.

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Rail Trends: The Economic Spin-Offs Benefit all Canadians

May 16, 2012 8:39 am

Canada’s rail sector has bounced back from the 2009 global economic downturn and is posting solid volume growth. The industry continues to invest significantly in increased capacity and efficiencies.

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Rail: The Light at the End of the Tunnel

March 28, 2012 6:19 pm

Nothing quite defines pioneering Canada as its railways. Think rail and the image of thousands of miles of steel stretching the length of our great country comes to mind. Ottawa Life begins a look at the railway industry with an overview of the history of rail in Canada and, specifically, a look back at a time when Ottawa had a sophisticated downtown rail service and streetcar network.

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