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Porter could shake up Canadian airline industry with jet expansion from Pearson

July 12, 2021 12:56 pm TORONTO — Porter Airlines could shake up the Canadian airline industry after announcing plans to launch jet service to destinations in Canada, the U.S. and...

Board probes possible train-fire link in Lytton

July 9, 2021 8:42 pm LYTTON, B.C. — Residents of Lytton, B.C., got a first glimpse of the charred remains of their community on Friday, at the same time that...

Prime minister announces $1.3B for SkyTrain spur from Surrey to Langley, B.C.

July 9, 2021 5:51 pm SURREY, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau moved his campaign-style sweep to Surrey, B.C., on Friday, announcing federal government funding of up to $1.3 billion...

Bidding war for KCS ensued behind the scenes over nine months, says proxy filing

July 8, 2021 3:26 pm TORONTO — A behind-the-scenes bidding war for Kansas City Southern took place over nine months before culminating in a blockbuster US$33.6-billion offer from Canadian National...

Discount carrier Flair Airlines expanding into United States this fall

July 8, 2021 5:01 am CALGARY — Flair Airlines is entering the U.S. market, part of an ambitious five-year expansion plan for the low-cost carrier. The Edmonton-based airline announced Thursday it...

CN makes final pitch for regulator to approve voting trust for Kansas City Southern

July 7, 2021 3:21 pm Canadian National Railway Co. made its final pitch to a U.S. regulator for approval of a voting trust it wants to use in its proposed...

First Nations leader pledges action after rail service resumes by Lytton, B.C.

July 6, 2021 8:01 pm LYTTON, B.C. — One of two rail companies with routes through Lytton, B.C., says it has resumed service after a wildfire devastated the village last...

Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

July 6, 2021 3:26 pm QUEBEC — The federal government said it’s taking the first steps in building a long-awaited high frequency rail line along the Toronto to Quebec City...

Ottawa to launch procurement for high frequency rail between Quebec City, Toronto

July 5, 2021 3:56 pm HALIFAX — The federal government is set to announce a new high frequency rail corridor to improve the connection between some of Ontario and Quebec’s...

‘It’s really frustrating,’ new drivers struggling with Ontario’s driving test backlog

July 2, 2021 3:01 am T.J. Beckham has tried to book a driving test in Ontario so many times he's memorized his 15-digit licence number. The 25-year-old said he checked again...

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Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

August 2, 2021 11:16 pm JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties...

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August 2, 2021 11:11 pm LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating...

Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost...