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March 12, 2021OTTAWA – MARCH 12, 2021 – The RAC is reviewing two Ministerial Orders issued on March 10th respecting uncontrolled movement. While uncontrolled movements rarely occur, RAC and its members have been proactively working for over a year to propose regulatory changes for Rollaway Protection Systems on locomotives. In support of these proposed changes, the RAC and […]
March 12, 2021OTTAWA – MARCH 12, 2021 – The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) today released its latest Rail Trends report – showcasing the performance of Canadian railways over the 2010 to 2019 period. “2019 was another strong year for Canadian railroaders” said Marc Brazeau, President and CEO of the RAC. “While setting all-time records in passenger […]
February 15, 2021On Friday, February 12th, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) filed it’s 2021 Pre-Budget Submission to the Ontario Ministry of Finance. This was in addition to the RAC’s participation in the Ontario Government’s 2021 Budget Consultation session (Ottawa Townhall), which took place on Friday, January 29th. The submission outlines 4 key recommendations: Create a provincial […]
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 […]
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.