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Rail Strike Part Deux? CP headed for disruption this week

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Weeks after getting back on track from a major CN Rail disruption in March, some shippers may soon be bracing for another strike — this time by workers at Canadian Pacific.

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Hamilton Transportation Club Calls for New Members

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Transportation Club (HTC) is in the midst of its 89th year and is urging its members to re-up for another term while inviting new members to join.

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SPECIAL REPORT: CP strike shackles intermodal; Strike heating up

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Tensions are escalating between CP Rail and 3,200 picketing workers as the three-day rail strike heads into the weekend.

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Loco Motives

August 1, 2014 Rolf Lockwood

The calamity quotient of a train, whether loaded with hazmat material or not, is far, far greater than that of any truck.

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CPR Strike Update: Court tells western pickets to move out of the way

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — Striking CP Rail employees picketing at intermodal yards in Calgary and Vancouver have been ordered by the courts not to hold up trucks trying to unload or pick up containers.

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NAFTA Trade Hits Record High

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – The value of U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico was $103.1 billion in October, exceeding the $100 billion mark for the first month on record, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Rail workers claim success in stopping CPR Expressway trailer train

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BRIGHTON, Ont. — Striking CP Rail workers put the brakes on the railway’s main roll-on/roll-off intermodal train just outside of Brighton, Ont. yesterday.

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Toronto Transportation Club Turns 100

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

On December 5, 1,300 people gathered for the “Platinum Ball” at the Metro Convention Centre to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Toronto Transportation Club (TTC).

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Senate agrees with harmonized trucking regs, new technology incentives.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — A senate committee on transportation is recommending that the federal government approve several crucial trucking initiatives urged on by the industry.