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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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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

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CAPT TABLE at Station Mall Monday Feb. 27 10 am to 3:00 pm CAPT volunteers will be at the Station Mall at a table opposite EB Games Store on Monday, February 27 from 10am to 3:00 pm.  This is a … Continue reading

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Ian Tamblyn: Algoma Passenger Train Fundraiser Event: Save the Date – April 6.

FUNDRAISER Ian Tamblyn: Algoma Passenger Train Fundraiser: Save the Date:  April 6 at Algoma Water Tower Inn We are delighted to announce an important fundraiser event with Canadian musician icon Ian Tamblyn. The event is sponsored by: Missanabie Cree First … Continue reading

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New: “Up Coming Events”

A new information link has been added to the right of the page called “Up coming Events”. Watch for a couple of events CAPT is planning for 2017.

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