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November 30, 2020Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, released Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020. The full statement can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/36nYfpZ The following is a summary of the fiscal update, with an emphasis on measures that are of significance to Canada’s railway operators: To support businesses […]
November 25, 2020On November 25, 2020 the Minister of Transport approved the Duty and Rest Period Rules for Railway Operating Employees. Drafted by the industry and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), these rules reflect the latest science and fatigue management practices and take into account the operational realities of Canadian railways. The industry collaborated with union […]
November 23, 2020Section 151.01(2) of the Canada Transportation Act requires that Class 1 railways provide a yearly assessment of their ability to move commodities during the cold season to keep all the supply chain members focused on moving freight under winter conditions. Please see below for links to CN & CP’s latest Winter Plans. CN Winter Plan […]
November 18, 2020Ottawa – November 18, 2020 The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today announced the winners of its 2020 Safety Awards which recognize RAC members for their outstanding contributions to rail safety. “Canada’s railways are among the safest in North America and these awards reflect their ongoing commitment to employee safety and that of all Canadians,” […]
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.