Publications

RAC Pre-Budget Submission 2022 Manitoba

Rail is the backbone of Canada’s economy and, even in challenging times, we continue to benefit from safe, resilient, efficient, and environmentally sustainable freight and passenger railway services.

RAC Pre-Budget Submission 2022 Alberta

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) recommends that the Government:
#1. Enhance rail safety
#2. Enhance intercommunity passenger rail service
#3. Fund public transit and commuter rail
#4. Increase support for shortline railways
#5. Reinvigorate Canada’s tourism railways

2021-Q4 RAC Quarterly Report

This report compiles weekly, monthly, and quarterly data from railways and various statistical and regulatory agencies to provide a timely update on the state of the economy, the transportation sector, and freight and passenger rail operations.

2021-Q3 RAC Quarterly Report

This report compiles weekly, monthly, and quarterly data from railways and various statistical and regulatory agencies to provide a timely update on the state of the economy, the transportation sector, and freight and passenger rail operations.

Railways, Taxation and the COVID-19 Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented impacts on human health, workers, businesses, and governments in Canada and around the world. As the Canadian economy emerges from the pandemic and continues on its path to recovery, now is as an important time as ever for the government to maintain a competitive tax environment. A competitive tax environment will enable the private sector to drive the economic recovery through investment, job creation, and the generation of sustainable tax revenues.