Saturday, October 23, 2021

No evidence freight train set off wildfire in Lytton, B.C.: safety board

October 14, 2021 5:37 pm LYTTON, B.C. — The head of the Transportation Safety Board says there's no evidence that a freight train sparked a wildfire that destroyed the town...

CP NewsAlert: No evidence of freight train involvement in B.C. wildfire: TSB

October 14, 2021 12:21 pm LYTTON, Australia — The Transportation Safety Board says there's no evidence that a freight train sparked a fire that destroyed the town of Lytton, B.C.,...

Mayors ask federal Liberals for help covering transit shortfalls

October 13, 2021 4:51 pm OTTAWA — Canada's largest cities are asking the Trudeau government to help cover tens of millions in transit revenue shortfalls to prevent stalling of the...

B.C. teachers urged to get vaccinated as union calls for provincial mandate

October 8, 2021 5:01 pm VANCOUVER — The B.C. Teachers Federation is urging members to get vaccinated as it calls for a government mandate to ensure an equitable policy across...

Air travel associations call for federal vaccine passport for new vaccine mandate

October 6, 2021 2:36 pm Transportation industry associations say the federal government's development of a national vaccine passport will be vital for airlines to carry out a vaccine mandate for...

Plane at centre of deadly crash in Montreal was carrying marriage proposal banner

October 3, 2021 5:06 pm MONTREAL — A plane that went down on an island near Old Montreal on Saturday night was carrying a marriage proposal banner at the time...

Canada to U.S. ferry service set to resume in 2022 after three year hiatus

October 3, 2021 1:01 pm HALIFAX — An international ferry service that links Canada with the United States is set to resume next year after being cancelled three years in...

Off the rails again: Ottawa’s troublesome trains keep jumping the tracks

October 3, 2021 6:01 am OTTAWA — The gravel strewn across the bike path was the first sign of trouble. Ottawa resident Steven Grant was out for a ride on...

Food, booze service to blame for rise in passenger misbehaviour, union says

October 1, 2021 1:51 pm CALGARY — After more than a year of bare-bones in-flight service due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians travelling by air can once again enjoy snacks,...

CN fires back at TCI Fund Management, says claims are false and misleading

October 1, 2021 11:36 am Canadian National Railway Co. has forcefully pushed back against a British-based investor seeking changes at the railway, saying Friday that TCI Fund Management Ltd. had...

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Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...

Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...