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September 23, 2020Moments ago, Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne, on behalf of the Government of Canada. The Speech outlined the federal government’s key priorities for the upcoming session of Parliament. Below is a summary, which focuses primarily on measures that will be of interest to RAC members. The Government’s approach is comprised […]
August 7, 2020Today, we presented the Association’s pre-budget submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finances. The submission outlines 5 key recommendations: Launch VIA Rail’s High Frequency Rail (HFR) project, as it represents a key infrastructure initiative that will contribute to a more sustainable economic recovery for Canada; Create a federal capital funding program to […]
August 1, 2020Section 151.01(1) of the Canada Transportation Act requires that Class 1 railways provide a yearly assessment of their ability to move grain during the upcoming crop year, taking into consideration the total volume of grain expected to be moved. Please see below for links to CN & CP’s latest Grain Reports. CN CN Press Release: […]
July 2, 2020OTTAWA – As the Canada-United-States-Mexico trade agreement (CUSMA) officially becomes the governing statute for commerce across North America, Marc Brazeau, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), Iker de Luisa Plazas, Director General of Asociacion Mexicana de Ferrocarriles (AMF) and Ian Jefferies, president and CEO of the Association of American […]
Need a recap of what was displayed at this year’s Innovation and Technology themed RGI? Take a look at the re-cap video to see what RAC’s members are up to in the realm of technology and innovation.