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“Algoma passenger rail advocate brings Bear Train protest sign to Prime Minister’s rally in BC ‘I took the opportunity to make a sign in support of the bear train’ says former Searchmont resident” – Sootoday.com – Aug. 5, 2017 News Release … Continue reading
Passenger train supporter Forrest Hinich (from Searchmont) sent us this message and photos from Revelstoke, BC.” I live in Revelstoke and today Justin Trudeau was in town supporting the forest fire evacuees and also celebrating 150 years of train … Continue reading
“Not giving up the fight to get this train back on the rails” by Jairus Patterson CTV Northern Ontario July 28, 2017 http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1177464 “Stakeholders continue fight for passenger train “ By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star July 28, 2017 http://www.saultstar.com/2017/07/28/stakeholders-continue-fight-for-passenger-train “Advocates urge feds … Continue reading
The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) Contacts: Dawne Cunningham 705-759-6195 Linda Savory Gordon 705-943-0971 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9th, 2017 FUND ONTARIO’S 1ST FIRST NATION TRAIN: MASK-WA OO-TA BAN (BEAR TRAIN) Urgent: Businesses, Communities … Continue reading
Mask-wa Oo-Ta-Ban (Bear Train) Fundraiser Huge Success We will be sending out further information about the April 6th Fundraiser Event for the Mask-wa Oo-Ta-Ban (Bear Train) attended by about 400 people, but for now we wish to express our deep … Continue reading
MUSIC FOR THE ACR – FUNDRAISER FOR ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAIN | westernsreboot https://westernsreboot.com/2017/03/11/music-for-the-acr-fundraiser-for-algoma-passenger-train/ This article describes in a few words the history of the trains demise, the impact on the economy for the North, and the lack of help from … Continue reading
CAPT is delighted to announce that Michael Burtch, Joanie and Gary McGuffin, along with Nancy Lang, Rebecca Middleton and Emma Hambly, won the prestigious Barbara Sears Award for Best Editorial Research by the Canadian Screen Awards. They received the award on … Continue reading
Important opportunity for your input re: transportation in Sault Ste Marie : time-limited There is a short time in which the Sault Ste. Marie Community Action Committee (CAC) is accepting comments for its report to the City. Please click on … Continue reading
1. ACR passenger train e-petition deposited by MP Carol Hughes in House of Commons Carol Hughes, MP for Algoma–Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, presented the online petition to Minister of Transport Marc Garneau in the House of Commons on February 22. She underlined the … Continue reading
A MUST VIEW VIDEO OF A FAMILY’S TRIP ON THE ACR TO THE AGAWA CANYON IN 1940 AND LATER Take a few minutes to view this Agawa Canyon video and then share with others. Please make Comments in the Comments … Continue reading