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2018 CAPT Calendar request for photos— Theme: Children and the Passenger Train Message text:

We are asking for CAPT supporters to send us digital photos (high resolution) from various communities along the Algoma passenger train corridor that depict children and the train. For example: a child or children waiting for the train a child … Continue reading

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Latest Media Coverage

“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

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The Bear Train and the Prime Minister in Revelstoke, BC. Email message:

  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

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Media Event Friday, July 28 and Latest Media Coverage

“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

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CAPT is once again looking for community support. See info and petition

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

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Mask-wa Oo-Ta-Ban (Bear Train) Fundraiser

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

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Learn more about the value of the ACR Passenger train to Northern economy

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

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Burtch & McGuffins win Canadian Screen Award

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

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input re: transportation Sault Ste Marie; deadline for reduced rate on hotel rooms

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

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ACR e-petition deposited in House of Commons; event tickets on sale at CAPT table at Mall Feb 27

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

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