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LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

December 1, 2016

Charlie Angus presents petition on Algoma passenger rail service in House of Commons
https://youtu.be/S6Yd-pIQXUw

Accident on Hwy. 11 cuts off Northern Ontario
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJb9bTqQkbw
Mr. John Vanthof: I would like to take this opportunity to inform the House that there was a major accident on Highway 11 just south of Temagami this morning...


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

November 23, 2016

“Network battling to restore passenger rail in northeastern Ontario” By PJ WILSON, The Nugget  November 23, 2016
http://www.nugget.ca/2016/11/23/network-battling-to-restore-passenger-rail-in-northeastern-ontario


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

November 23, 2016

Please sign the petition below if you have not done so already.

Petition to Minister of Transport to put Algoma passenger train back in service
 https://petitions.parl.gc.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-501

 Train people leaf through transportation document . . . - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/train-people-leaf-through-transportation-document--469414

 Bring back passenger rail services to Ontario’s northeast urges Vanthof    Baytoday.com  by Frank Giorno
https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/bring-back-passenger-rail-services-to-ontarios-northeast-urges-vanthof-466952


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

November 11, 2016

http://www.chroniclejournal.com/news/local/passenger-rail-key-issue-in-transport-study/article_ae12f7b2-a570-11e6-80d4-df85d5c35b1f.html

http://www.saultstar.com/2016/11/10/train-advocates-prepare-for-mto-open-house

LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

October 22, 2016

Support for Restoration of Algoma Passenger Train/ Bear Train Growing  -  MyAlgoma.ca October 20, 2016
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/10/20/support-for-restoration-of-algoma-passenger-train-bear-train-growing/

CTV Northern Ontario News « Missing out on the season » Jordan Allard Oct 20, 2016
http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=976881&binId=1.1142313&playlistPageNum=1


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September 13, 2016


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September  24, 2016

Council asks that CN renew passenger rail service 'immediately': The resolution to support the effort to resurrect the passenger train service passed unanimously  by: Kenneth Armstrong  Sootoday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/council-asks-that-cn-renew-passenger-rail-service-immediately-412915


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

August 23, 2016

 ·         NEORN slams federal government over lack of funding for the Algoma Central passenger train   Taylor Ablett  Myalgomamanitoulinnow.com — July 27, 2016
http://www.myalgomamanitoulinnow.com/8978/8978/

·         Province receives an earful | North Bay Nugget
http://www.nugget.ca/2016/07/27/northerners-feel-shortchanged-when-it-comes-to-public-transit

 ·         Concern about the north not being treated fairly  by bob.coles   Country600.com on July 27, 2016, 08:07am. EDT
http://www.country600.com/2016/07/27/concern-north-not-treated-fairly/

 ·         Federal Government Unwilling to Invest in Passenger Rail Service in Northern Ontario (July 27th)
http://www.mykapuskasingnow.com/7961/federal-government-unwilling-invest-passenger-rail-service-northern-ontario/

·         Algoma Passenger Train Situation (July 20th)
http://www.mykapuskasingnow.com/7869/algoma-passenger-train-situation/

·         Timmins Doing its Part for Passenger Rail Restoration (July 5th)
http://www.mykapuskasingnow.com/7626/timmins-part-passenger-rail-restoration/


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

August 16, 2016

Parliament  e-petition and successful media conference

Going Off the Rails: Feds Need to Get Back on Track By Steffanie Petroni   Northern Hoot on August 16, 2016
http://www.northernhoot.com/going-off-rails-feds-need-to-get-back-on-track/

 ·         Couple describes gruelling trek to get to camp (3 photos) - SooToday.com  Darren Taylor
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/couple-describes-gruelling-trek-to-get-to-camp-3-photos-356499

 ·         CTV Northern Ontario: Soo to Hearst rail service  Aug 15, 2016   by Jordan Allard
http://bit.ly/2b9ORZR

·         Passenger train frustration voiced in gathering  Monday, August 15, 2016  Sault Star by Charlie Pinkerton
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/08/15/passenger-train-frustration-voiced-in-gathering

·         Train boosters in North frustrated  In Sudbury Stary Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Charlie Pinkerton

http://www.thesudburystar.com/2016/08/16/train-boosters-in-north-frustrated

 


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

July 23, 2016

Nouvelle embuche pour le train de passagers Algoma Central - Isaac Gauthier| ICI.Radio-Canada.ca
http://ici.radiocanada.ca/regions/ontario/2016/07/21/012-algoma-central-gouvernement-federal-sault-ste-marie-hearst.shtml

Letter to the editor, Saultonline.com: Trudeau Government Shows Incompetence with ACR Train - Chad Beharriell
http://saultonline.com/2016/07/letter-trudeau-government-shows-incompetence-with-acr-tr

Sheehan under pressure as train's future remains unclear: History seems to be repeating itself as Transport Canada, now being run by the Liberal government, is denying the same subsidy the Conservatives did --by: Kenneth Armstrong  Sootoday.com  July 22, 2016
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/sheehan-under-pressure-as-trains-future-remains-unclear-342637

Transport Canada pulls plug on passenger rail subsidy  By: Ian Ross  Northern Ontario Business July 22, 2016

http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/transportation/2016/07/Transport-Canada-pulls-plug-on-passenger-rail-subsidy.aspx


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

July 20,2016

Municipality of Wawa Continues Support for Immediate Resumption of Algoma Passenger Train Services | By Brenda Stockton-Grundt - myAlgoma.ca July 21, 2016
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/07/21/municipality-of-wawa-continues-support-for-immediate-resumption-of-algoma-passenger-train-services/

Fed train aid goes off the rails | By Brian Kelly, Sault Star  Wednesday, July 20, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/07/20/fed-rail-support-off-the-rails

Sault-to-Hearst passenger rail doesn't qualify for Transport Canada funding, says minister.

The file has been shifted to the Ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs : by Darren Taylor  Sootoday.com July 20, 2016
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/sault-to-hearst-passenger-rail-doesnt-qualify-for-transport-canada-funding-says-minister-341052


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

July 18, 2016

Link to join the intercommunity bus modernization connecting Ontario Communities registration.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intercommunity-bus-modernization-connecting-ontario-communities-registration-26279274016

 CTV Northern Ontario: Talking Transportation | CTV Northern Ontario News
http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=913085

 Rail line still needs action: MILLS By Tom Mills, Sault Star  Saturday, July 16, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/07/16/rail-line-still-needs-action-mills

It's been one year since the passenger train shut down, we asked these people what they thought - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/its-been-one-year-since-the-passenger-train-shut-down-we-asked-these-people-what-they-thought-338389

 Local issue taken on by totally non-local band - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/local-issue-taken-on-by-totally-non-local-band-337836

 Radio Canada: "Meeting scheduled with CN"
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ontario/2016/07/08/001-train-algoma-rencontre-cn-chef-missanibie.shtml

  Muskoka Region: "Have your say on passenger rail returning to the north"
http://www.muskokaregion.com/news-story/6759152-have-your-say-on-passenger-rail-service-returning-to-the-north/

  Sudbury Star: "Groups push for rail in transport study"
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2016/07/11/groups-push-for-rail-in-transport-study    

North Bay Nugget: "Groups push for rail in transport study"
http://www.nugget.ca/2016/07/12/submission-deadline-friday


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

July 12, 2016


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

JULY 9, 2016

I don't want to see our trains in a museum' - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/i-dont-want-to-see-our-trains-in-a-museum-331739

A Multimodal Transportation Strategy for Northern Ontario must include passenger trains | SaultOnline.com
http://saultonline.com/2016/07/a-multimodal-transportation-strategy-for-northern-ontario-must-include-passenger-trains/

Transportation between Ontario communities”  Jul 08, 2016 12:00 AM   CBC Radio Morning North
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/programs/morningnorth/transportation-between-ontario-communities-1.3670154

Deadline Looms for multimodal transportation|Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/07/07/deadline-looms-for-multimodal-transportation-input


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE: MAY 3, 2016

Stakeholders group awaits word from CN Rail | Sault Star  by By Elaine Della-Mattia  May 2, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/05/02/stakeholders-group-awaits-word-from-cn-rail


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

July 7, 2016

With plan in place, passenger rail supporters press Ottawa to release subsidy -   Northern Ontario Business  June, 2016   Ian Ross

http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/transportation/2016/06/With-plan-in-place,-passenger-rail-supporters-press-Ottawa-to-release-subsidy.aspx


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

June 1, 2016

ACR passenger train in art news

The local connection to a $500,000 sketch found on the other side of the world - SooToday.com  by Ken Armstrong
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/the-local-connection-to-a-500000-sketch-found-on-the-other-side-of-the-world-307775


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

May 5, 2016

Stakeholders group awaits word from CN Rail | Sault Star  by By Elaine Della-Mattia  May 2, 2016


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

May 1, 2016

  Passenger train service movement growing by Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star  Tues, May 10, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/05/10/passenger-train-service-movement-growing

Support Growing | myAlgoma.ca
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/05/09/support-growing/

Regional group looking to see train service revitalized by richard.coffin on May 12, 2016
http://www.country600.com/2016/05/12/regional-group-looking-see-train-service-revitalized/

CAPT says Passenger Train is Needed Now – Launches Change.org Petition  Wawa-News
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/05/12/capt-says-passenger-train-is-needed-now-launches-change-org-petition/

Passenger train service movement growing | Sault Star Elaine Della-Mattia
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/05/10/passenger-train-service-movement-growing

  Sootoday  Bring our train back right this minute: CAPT

Before more people are injured trying to get to their camps
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/bring-our-train-back-right-this-minute-capt-295335

http://www.saultstar.com/2016/05/02/stakeholders-group-awaits-word-from-cn-rail


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 13, 2016

Sault Star Mar 12, 2016  "Is good news around the corner for rail users?” by Mike Verdone
http://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-sault-star/20160312/281745563491798


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

MARCH 10, 2016

“Transportation Advocacy groups speaks up about proposed changes” on CBC Radio Up North  March 11 , 2016

The federal government is reviewing its Canada Transportation Act, and several recommendations could impact rail service in northern Ontario. Transport Action Canada president Harry Gow spoke about his concerns.
http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2685028124

'Exciting proposal' coming for passenger train, says train group
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/exciting-proposal-coming-for-passenger-train-says-train-group-262339

“Northern Ontario: Rail service on track”  by Jordan Allard on CTV Northern Ontario Mar 7, 2016
http://bit.ly/1W4z39K

“ACR Passenger Train Service on the Horizon? Sault Working Group and EDC Think So”
http://northernhoot.com/acr-passenger-train-service-horizon-sault-working-group-edc-think/


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

MARCH 7, 2016

 Media coverage of award to Dorothy Macnaughton, CAPT Board Member.
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/02/26/dorothy-macnaughtons-fight-for-library-patrons-with-print-disabilities-feted


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE: FEBRUARY 11, 2016

“North 'source of refuge' for Gould” By Brian Kelly, Sault Star   Friday, January 29, 2016
 http://www.saultstar.com/2016/01/29/north-source-of-refuge-for-gould

CTV Northern Ontario: Glenn Gould   by Jairus Patterson Jan 30, 2016
bit.ly/1KO8H5y

 Glenn Gould was the 'strange bird' locked in Wawa Motor Inn room 102 - SooToday.com Jeff Klassen
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/glen-gould-was-the-strange-bird-locked-in-wawa-motor-inn-room-102-191691

CBC Radio Up North A look at Glenn Gould's connection to northern Ontario February 9, 2016 Canadian pianist Glenn Gould spent time in northern Ontario. A new book by Sault Ste. Marie author Dale Innes showcases Gould's connections to the region.
http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2683286712 


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

November 17, 2015

“Spots that Stirred”  Sault Star  Nov. 21, 2015  by Patricia Baker
http://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-sault-star/20151121/281891592180652/TextView


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

November 13, 2015

Rumour has it the answer is no. Sootoday. Wed, November 04, 2015 by: SooToday.com Staff
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=100334

Letter to editor, Sault Star
http://www.pressreader.com/canada/the-sault-star/20151105/281621009212333/TextView


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

October 26, 2015

For those who were unable to watch the film Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven on television, here is a link you can use to see it on-line:

http://tvo.org/video/documentaries/painted-land-in-search-of-the-group-of-seven-feature-ver
  Hey Terry. Let's work together on these issues: Chamber Saturday, October 24, 2015   by: SooToday.com Staff
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=99721

  Passenger train applications due month-end By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star  Thursday, October 22, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/10/22/passenger-train-applications-due-month-end


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

October 9, 2015

 Have you ever seen a float plane in November? Tuesday, October 06, 2015   by: Kenneth Armstrong
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=98863

Coalition For Algoma Passenger Trains Co-Chair Al Errington and Board Member Linda Savory-Gordon talk about their update on the ACR Passenger Rail Service and what is going on with the coalition prior to its meeting at City Hall on Wednesday night. Country 104.3 by Jason Bertrim
http://www.country1043.com/2015/10/01/capt-highlights-passenger-service-update-aims-for-minimal-service-before-winter/

The Little Engine That Could meets government bureaucracy Thurs, October 01, 2015   by: Kenneth Armstrong
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=98627

CTV Northern Ontario  Sept. 30, 2015 Soo Train Service will resume shortly by: Lincoln Louttit
http://bit.ly/1P7TbXp

Group of Seven, Painted Land Documentary: Algoma’s Landscape. Past, Present, Onward. Written by Steffanie Petroni, Northern Hoot
http://northernhoot.com/group-of-seven-painted-land-documentary-algomas-landscape-past-present-onward/


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September 29, 2015

If you are in love or fascinate with the Group of Seven you will want to follow this link.
Here you get to click on a painting and click just under the picture on an icon
that takes you to the actual site where the painting was created.

Link to PaintedLand Digital Companion
http://m.paintedland.ca/index.html


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September 21, 2015

DE BIG SHOT TRAIN, Chapter 9 | Selling Camps - Northern Hoot
http://northernhoot.com/de-big-shot-train-chapter-9-selling-camps/


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September 17, 2015

RFP results in proposals to run train service | Sault Star  Elaine Della-Mattia  Sept. 9, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/09/09/rfp-results-in-proposals-to-run-train-service

ACR Tour of the Line - A Canadian Odyssey [HD] 

Published on Sep 13, 2015

March 2015 was an uncertain time for the Agawa Canyon 'Tour of the Line' train. This uncertainty prompted a group of friends to head north and catch a ride on the train for one last time. In this video, you'll see the highlights of the northbound trek from Sault Ste. Marie to Hearst, Ontario.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eti0MGBd3cA


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

September 2, 2015

Dodds: Passenger train service generating interest
By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star Thursday, August 27, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/08/27/dodds-passenger-train-service-generating-interest

Still Standing:  CBC TV Sept 2, 2015  (in the second half there is a part about the ACR passenger train)
http://www.cbc.ca/stillstanding/episodes/season1/wawa-on


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

August  24, 2015

CTV Northern Ontario :  Businesses Unhappy  Jordan Allard
http://bit.ly/1PoUGhj

New search starts for rail operator | Sault Star   Brian Kelly  August 19
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/08/19/new-search-starts-for-rail-operator

ACR stakeholders seeking new rail operator | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/08/18/acr-stakeholders-formally-seeking-new-rail-operator

ACR stakeholders formally seeking new rail operator
http://www.saultonline.com/2015/08/acr-stakeholders-formally-seeking-new-rail-operator/

NDP comments on ACR 'crossed the line,' Hayes says | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/08/19/ndp-comments-on-acr-crossed-the-line-hayes-says 

Hayes Responds To Skip Morrison on Passenger Train Service
http://www.saultonline.com/2015/08/hayes-responds-to-skip-morrison-on-passenger-train-service/

Liberals and Conservatives failed the passenger train, says Skip
Monday, August 17, 2015   by: Kenneth Armstrong
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=96486

CTV Northern Ontario :  Soo Rail Service  Lincoln Louttit
http://bit.ly/1PioKLx


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

June 20, 2015

No passenger rail service expected before Tuesday. Many stranded
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=93543

EDC can't recommend signing with Railmark | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/06/19/edc-cant-recommend-signing-with-railmark


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

June 19, 2015 

Don't sign that railway deal, says working group chair (updated)
https://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=93488


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

June 18, 2015

City still has role to play in rail service | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/06/14/column-city-still-has-role-to-play-in-rail-service

 CTV Northern Ontario: Soo railway issue
http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=627909

 What will happen to that five million bucks?
https://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=92985


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

May 14, 2012

Here is a link to Radio Canada’s coverage of the visit by two Blind River residents who went to Hearst to practice their French and attend the French book fair called “Le Salon du livre”.  CAPT and the EDC of Hearst plan to organize opportunities for more people to visit the 95% francophone city of Hearst to practice their French or to just experience the warm hospitality of this French-speaking community at the north end of the Algoma passenger train line.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ontario/2015/05/11/010-hearst-immersion-francaise-dolly-pigeon-wilma-steel.shtml


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

April 14, 2012


 

City agrees in principle to funding agreement | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/04/13/city-agrees-in-principle-to-funding-agreement

 Sault Agrees to Terms of Sault to Hearst Rail Deal
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=89762

On Your Railmark, Get Set, Go! City of SSM Gets to the Business of Passenger Train Service - Northern Hoot
http://northernhoot.com/on-your-railmark-get-set-go-city-of-ssm-gets-to-the-business-of-passenger-train-service/

ONTC now in the hands of northern Ontarians
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=76807

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LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

April 7, 2015

Why the wait for rail cash?: MILLS | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/04/04/why-the-wait-for-rail-cash-mills


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

April 4, 2015

Latest news coverage: uninterrupted service and Railmark certification

Train service will continue uninterrupted
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/04/01/train-service-will-continue-uninterrupted

(interview in French with Sylvie Fontaine, CAPT Board Member) :  Algoma Central Railway : une subvention d'Ottawa suffisante, selon l'exploitant
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ontario/2015/04/01/003-algoma-central-railway-train-hearst-sault-sainte-marie-ottawa-5millions.shtml

Funds come through for passenger rail | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/31/funds-comes-through-for-passenger-rail

Railmark gets certified, will restore Snow Train
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=89140

Passenger Rail Service from Sault to Hearst Saved!

Agawacanyontrain

LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

April 1,2015

Passenger Rail Service from Sault to Hearst Saved!
http://northernhoot.com/passenger-train-service-between-sault-and-hearst-saved/

'It was literally the eleventh hour and fifty-ninth minute'
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=89061

Northern Ontario: Railway saved | CTV Northern Ontario
http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=582295

Funds come through for passenger rail | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/31/funds-comes-through-for-passenger-rail

Harper government approves funding for ACR Passenger Rail Service under Railmark
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22305:harper-government-approves-funding-for-acr-passenger-rail-service-under-railmark&catid=118:district-news&Itemid=78


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 31, 2015

One day left; no decision on ACR | Sault Star
Latest Sault Star article:
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/30/one-day-left-no-decision-on-acr


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 25,2015

He understands how to run trains'
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88741

Future continues to be uncertain for Algoma Central Railway
http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/Ontario/Up+North/ID/2660693316/

Answers needed on future of ACR passenger services
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22264:answers-needed-on-future-of-acr-passenger-services&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

Avenir des services voyageurs d”ACR
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22265:avenir-des-services-voyageurs-dacr&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

Wait continues for response on ACR | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/24/wait-continues-for-response-on-acr


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 24, 2015

ploarexpress

'The eleventh hour'
https://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88629

Council re-confirms support for ACR plan
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/23/council-re-confirms-support-for-acr-plan

 Linda is hoping this will be the last time
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88606


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 21, 2015

Council makes rail plea | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/20/council-makes-rail-plea

 City looks at calendar. Gets nervous
https://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88469

Wawa-News: Letter - Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport from Northeast Superior Regional Chiefs' Forum (NSRCF)
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22225:letter-lisa-raitt-minister-of-transport-from-northeast-superior-regional-chiefs-forum-nsrcf&catid=68:announcements&Itemid=102

Wawa-News: Letter - Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport

http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22223:letter-lisa-raitt-minister-of-transport&catid=68:announcements&Itemid=102


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 19, 2015

CTV News Northern Ontario: New Direction | CTV Northern Ontario News http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=569352

Grand vision for train service | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/03/13/grand-vision-for-train-service

Layoff notices issued to 11 ACR employees, CN confirms
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88076

Carol Hughes on ACR passenger service
http://www.thealgomanews.ca/carol-hughes-on-acr-passenger-services?id=869

Joe did a fantastic job
https://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88186

EDC buys time for Searchmont, rail service | Sault This Week (3) http://www.saultthisweek.com/2015/03/10/edc-buys-time-for-searchmont-rail-service

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LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

March 12, 2015

EDC buys time for Searchmont, rail service | Sault This Week http://www.saultthisweek.com/2015/03/10/edc-buys-time-for-searchmont-rail-service

 Fratesi says 'time running out'
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=88101

Railmark finalizes agreement to run ACR passenger rail service | SaultOnline.com http://www.saultonline.com/2015/03/railmark-finalizes-agreement-to-run-acr-passenger-rail-service/


LATEST MEDIA COVERAGE:

February 27, 2015

Time ticking on ACR; data collection underway | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/02/18/time-ticking-on-acr-data-collection-underway

CTV Northern Ontario
http://bit.ly/1LkWy87 

Rally to save Algoma rail service – Nadine Robinson
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/02/25/rally-to-save-algoma-rail-service---robinson

Running out of Steam: Canada needs a national rail strategy
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22018:running-out-of-steam-canada-needs-a-national-rail-strategy&catid=42:federal-news&Itemid=68

CTV Interview with Chief Jason Gauthier, Al Errington and Linda Savory Gordon Jan. 31 about the ACR passenger service. Here is the link to the interview: http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=542524&binId=1.1142313&playlistPageNum=1

CTV Northen Ontario :  Rail Service Hughes secures Minister's commitment to meet with ACR stakeholders
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=85865

This appears to indicate MP Hayes' support and is generally encouraging. http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=85807004

Fight for the ACR Continues - Presentation to Sault Council & Letter for all to Send http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21844:fight-for-the-acr-continues-presentation-to-sault-council-a-letter-for-all-to-send&catid=118:district-news&Itemid=78

Un S.O.S. pour préserver le service ferroviaire Algoma Central - lavoixdunord.ca http://lavoixdunord.ca/index.php/component/k2/item/960-un-s-o-s-pour-preserver-le-service-ferroviaire-algoma-central

Northern Hoot- Ghost Train by Jeff Hinich
http://www.northernhoot.com/news/northernvoices/ghostrain/

Council urges feds to support ACR plan
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/01/26/council-urges-feds-to-support-acr-plan ploarexpress

Snow in Canyon
http://www.local2.ca/ssm/viewarticle.php?id=16496

In the Shadows of Giants: The Canyon in Winter. http://agawagroupofseven.blogspot.ca/2015/01/the-canyon-in-winter.html Algoma works part of Group of Seven

donation
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/01/18/algoma-works-part-of-group-of-seven-donation 022

Train group pushes for decision from feds about $7M contribution http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=85578

Tour train on track: task force members http://www.saultstar.com/2015/01/17/tour-train-on-track-task-force-members?utm_source=addThis&utm_medium=addthis_button_email&utm_campaign= Tour+train+on+track%3A+task+force+members+%7C+Sault+Star#.VLrT0lhjE4g.email 

Interview on Radio-Canada Jan 15, 2015  (en francais)
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/le_matin_du_nord/2012-2013/archives.asp?date=2015%2F01%2F14&indTime=2361&idmedia=7228428 

Shaun Parent climbs to new heights on northeastern Ontario ice - Sudbury - CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/shaun-parent-climbs-to-new-heights-on-northeastern-ontario-ice-1.2899691

Link to latest post on Westernsreboot.com website:
http://westernsreboot.com/2015/01/17/mystery-train-algoma-central-railway-set-to- be-saved/  hd_agawacanyon

Mystery rail firm enters negotiations to operate ACR (update)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/print.asp?c=84970

Feds asked to contribute funds for 5 years | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/01/09/third-party-rail-operator-found-for-passenger-rail-service

ACR stakeholders send rail funding proposal to Transport Canada
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21768:acr-stakeholders-send-rail-funding-proposal-to-transport-canada&catid=128:weather&Itemid=253

Two people enjoying a ride on the tour trainMystery rail firm enters negotiations to operate ACR (update) http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/print.asp?c=84970

 

 

Snow covered train tracks

Still driving to the ski hill? That's so last season http://www.sootoday.com /content/news/details.asp?c=82447

Weekly train service to Searchmont Resort | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/12/03/weekly-train-service-to-searchmont-resort

New train operator could be announced soon
http://www.sootoday.com/ content/news/details.asp?c=82533

ACR passenger stakeholder group moving forward | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/12/08/acr-passenger-stakeholder-group-moving-forward

Northern Ontario - Political Issues: High Speed Rail - Putting the cart squarely in front of the horse
http://northernontariopoliticalissues.blogspot.ca/2014/ 12/high-speed-rail-putting-cart-squarely.html?showComment=1418172018866

Wondering why the North Pole Express sold out so fast?
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=82228

Loco For Trains: Interview with Filmmaker Dan Nystedt
http://www.northernhoot.com/news/economy/loco-for-trains-interview-with-filmmaker-dan-nystedt/

The Searchmont North Pole Express rolls into town December 20 & 22 http://www.saultonline.com/2014/11/the-searchmont-north-pole-express-rolls-into-town-december-20-22/http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=81482

Here are various links to websites by Chad Beharriell discussing the Train Dreams art exhibit.  Westernsreboot website:
http://westernsreboot.com/2014/11/05/algoma-train-exhibit-passenger-rail-on-track-together/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/westernsreboot/162821913806942?ref=hl 

 Twitter: https://twitter.com/westernsreboot 


Stakeholders group awaits word from CN Rail | Sault Star  by By Elaine Della-Mattia  May 2, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/05/02/stakeholders-group-awaits-word-from-cn-rail

Sootoday: Then there were three
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details. asp?c=80672 Soottoday:

Explore history through railway culture:
http://www.sootoday.com/content/arts/details .asp?c=80707  

Operators interested in ACR service | Sault Star:
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/10/29/operators-interested-in-acr-service

Northern Hoot: Chief Isadore Day, Sustainable Development: Land, People, Prosperity: http://www.northernhoot.com/news/economy/ chief-isadore-day-sustainable-development-land-people-prosperity/

Aviva Community fund organization
https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19534 https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/users/registration/register Donate to Searchmont train station here https://www.paypal.com/ca/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=sTRdAYZ2qzGTvKgw6dwPWKwL6LV pX8b4uNDqknOLDeW7iSe4lX0Ovcph5Y4&dispatch= 5885d80a13c0db1f8e263663d3faee8d66f31424b43e9a70645c907a6cbd8fb4

Another way to donate to Searchmont Station
http://www.searchmontstation.com/donate.html

Guess who needed saving from last nights stranded train:
https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_donateCC_LG.gif

Transport Action Ontario major new release
http://transport-action-ontario.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/TAO-OutofSteam2014-10-09.pdf

Backroads Bill on CBC Radio about ACR
http://www.cbc.ca/morningnorth/past-episodes/2014/10/03/taking-in-the-fall-colours-with-backroads-bill/

You can see more of Bills work by clicking here
www.steertonorthernontario.ca

Failed ONTC divestment was flawed from the start says author
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=66938

Mayor says opportunities need to be sought for the ONTC | Country 600 http://www.country600.com/2014/09/24/mayor-says-opportunities-need-to-be-sought-for-the-ontc/

Production starts on Spirit Land documentary
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=78687

 CTV Northern Ontario: Rail operator sought:

Sault Star All Aboard:
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/09/03/edc-seeks-operator-for-passenger-train-2

Sault Star Music and art on board for ride:
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/08/31/gould-rep-joins-rail-trip

End of the Line : Eliminating Passenger Rail Service in Northern Ontario http://www.northernhoot.com/end-of-the-line-eliminating-passenger-rail-service-in-northern-ontario/

Lobbying continues to save passenger rail service |Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/08/05/lobbying-continues-to-save-passenger-rail-service

Work goes on to save the Sault to Hearst line
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=76827

CBC.ca/Points North/How to save Algoma Central Railway Passenger Service.
http://www.cbc.ca/pointsnorth/episodes/2014/07/30/how-to-save-algoma-central-railway-passenger-service/

ONTC union throws support to NDP
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=62983

Take advantage of the one year extension for the passenger train by booking ASAP for the special Group of Seven & Glenn Gould Train Event this September 19- 21.
http://captrains.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=68864c1f8c4dca8d75670d8c7&id=dfef3eb18a&e=d6d916e12d

CAPT continues lobby efforts | Sault Star (3)
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/06/06/advocates-say-rail-has-a-future
 

Algoma Central Railway featured in recent Lake Superior Magazine http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=74263

Northern Ontario vodka? (2 photos)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=74211

Further Media Coverage of 100th anniversary of ACR passenger train event United front for rail important |Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/06/05/communities-must-come-together-to-save-rail-help-

They do it in Tennesee and Colorado, why not here? (7 photos)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=74068

Economy and tourism top the rail charts | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/06/04/48-million-reason-to-preserve-passenger-rail-service

Celebrating 100 years of the ACR (15 photos)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=73914

Media following the 100th anniversary passenger train event. This is the first of 3 articles Elaine Della Mattia will be writing.
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/06/03/train-to-hearst-attracts-diverse-passengers-en-route-through-algomas-wilderness

Other media regarding the 100th event describing or imaging the trip. CTV 100th anniversary event
http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=373795&binId=1.1142313&playlistPageNum=1

Spirit Land: In Search of the Group of Seven
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=73647

Canada's most scenic rail trips aren't just in B.C., you know - The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/activities-and-interests/canadas-most-scenic-rail-trips-arent-just-in-bc-you-know/article18394048/

NDP unveil its election platform | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/05/22/ndp-unveil-its-election-platform

Canada's most scenic rail trips aren't just in B.C., you know - The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/activities-and-interests/canadas-most-scenic-rail-trips-arent-just-in-bc-you-know/article18394048/

This must be part of election selection:

Please see Saturday Globe May 24 – 2 page article (B10,11) on the development plans for the North and impacts on Ontario’s economic development.
http://www.northlanddevelopmentcorporation.com/

For those of us interested in a more local impact, check out the map with the rail  connection to Metrolinx in Barrie. Future of course but it’s there. Click the link above and scroll down to see map. Many more maps on the KWG Resources website www.kwgresources.com

$10 M to repair New Brunswick rail line
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/national/details.asp?c=72986

Lake FX | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/23/all-aboard-acrs-rich-heritage-can-help-keep-it-realhttp://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/23/all-aboard-acrs-rich-heritage-can-help-keep-it-real

ONTC deal with KWG Resources could be huge for Timmins | Q92
http://www.q92timmins.com/2014/04/24/ontc-deal-with-kwg-resources-could-be-huge-for-timmins/

New Democrats commit to improving transportation in the North
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20212:new-democrats-commit-to-improving-transportation-in-the-north&catid=118:district-news&Itemid=78

ACR has tremendous economic impact, study conclude | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/17/acr-has-tremendous-economic-impact-study-concludes

CTV video clip of Minister Raitt's announcement in Sault Ste. Marie http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/ on the right hand side you will see a list of videos. The story is on the 5th page of those items.

Consultants report shows train an asset
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/09/consultants-report-shows-train-an-asset

Transforming the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20102:transforming-the-ontario-northland-transportation-commission--transformation-de-la-commission-de-transport-ontario-northland-&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

004Time for Minister to get on board with ACR http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20112:time-for-minister-to-get-on-board-with-acr-working-group-hughes-il-est-temps-que-la-ministre-ecoute-le-groupe-dintervenants-dacr&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

ONTC announcement a 'stop gap' measure http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19816:town-hall-meetings-all-aboard-to-save-acr-passenger-train&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20114:ontc-announcement-a-stop-gap-measure-ndp&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

 ACR survey nets considerable response
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71263

Government of Canada extends federal subsidy for the Algoma Central Railway passenger rail service - Service extended until March 2015
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20151:government-of-canada-extends-federal-subsidy-for-the-algoma-central-railway-passenger-rail-service-service-extended-until-march-2015&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Find 'solutions outside government'- Raitt
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/14/22-million-federal-subsidy-for-acr-passenger-rail-service-extended-minister-tells-stakeholders-ball-now-in-their-court

ACR on the rails for another year
http://www.local2.ca/ssm/viewarticle.php?id=14820&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Feds created an 'unnecessary crisis' says Hughes
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71634

Minister announces ACR service extended until March 31, 2015 Raitt urges private-sector solution to ACR issue
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71625

Federal subsidy restored for ACR (live video)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71619

ACR on the rails for another year
http://www.local2.ca/ssm/viewarticle.php?id=14820

$2.2-million federal subsidy to CN expires March 31, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/14/22-million-federal-subsidy-to-cn-expires-march-31-2014

CTV news: survey about impact of ACR cancellation
bit.ly/1etuIpQ

Impacted by the cancellation of ACR passenger rail service? Tell us how
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19973:impacted-by-the-cancellation-of-acr-passenger-rail-service-tell-us-how&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

016Use the ACR? Read this http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=69868
CBC.ca | Morning North | Could be final year for Agawa Canyon Ice Climbing Festival http://www.cbc.ca/morningnorth/past-episodes/2014/03/12/could-be-final-year-for-agawa-canyon-ice-climbing-festival/ Update on cancellation of ACR passenger service: media coverage

People From All Over The World Visit Sault Ste. Marie For This! - Northern Ontario, Canada http://www.northernontario.travel/sault-ste-marie/people-from-all-over-the-world-visit-sault-ste-marie-for-this

Wawa-News: Letter - To Minister Raitt about ACR from Michael Burtch & McGuffins http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19933:letter-ontora-responds-to-mr-orazietti&catid=68:announcements&Itemid=102

Algoma Central Railways Passenger Service Slated to End in March http://www.marp.org/?p=5167

Bill C-577 - VIA Rail Canada Act - Can MP Olivia Chow's Private Member Bill Survive? http://www.highspeedrailcanada.com/2014/03/bill-c-577-via-rail-canada-act-can-mp.html?spref=fb

Consultants report shows train an asset
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/09/consultants-report-shows-train-an-asset

Transforming the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20102:transforming-the-ontario-northland-transportation-commission--transformation-de-la-commission-de-transport-ontario-northland-&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Time for Minister to get on board with ACR
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20112:time-for-minister-to-get-on-board-with-acr-working-group-hughes-il-est-temps-que-la-ministre-ecoute-le-groupe-dintervenants-dacr&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

ONTC announcement a 'stop gap' measure
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20114:ontc-announcement-a-stop-gap-measure-ndp&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

 ACR survey nets considerable response
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71263

CTV news: survey about impact of ACR cancellation
bit.ly/1etuIpQ

Impacted by the cancellation of ACR passenger rail service? Tell us how http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19973:impacted-by-the-cancellation-of-acr-passenger-rail-service-tell-us-how&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Use the ACR? Read this
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=69868

CBC.ca | Morning North | Could be final year for Agawa Canyon Ice Climbing Festival

CTV news about ACR passenger services: starts at 7 minutes and 10 seconds in http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=905383

Michael Gravelle- Minister's Advisory on the ONTC, Wawa-news.com

ONTC GCA present plan to Wynne Government today, Baytoday.ca
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=58831

ONTC plan goes to provincial committee
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=58831

BDO to assess impacts of ACR passenger rail, Sootoday.com
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=69305

posterpaint1Spirit Land: In Search of the Group of Seven in development
http://www.groupofseventrainevent.ca/ http://www.whitepinepictures.com/all-titles/spirit-land-in-search-of-the-group-of-seven/

Help Save Our Train
http://www.saultonline.com/community/please-help-save-our-train

http://www.saultonline.com/community/please-help-save-our-train

Town Hall Meetings - All Aboard! To save ACR Passenger Train
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19816:town-hall-meetings-all-aboard-to-save-acr-passenger-train&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

CTV news about ACR passenger services: starts at 7 minutes and 10 seconds in http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=905383

Michael Gravelle- Minister's Advisory on the ONTC, Wawa-news.com
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19916:michael-gravalle-ministers-advisory-on-the-ontc&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

ONTC GCA present plan to Wynne Government today, Baytoday.ca http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=58831

ONTC plan goes to provincial committee
http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=58831

BDO to assess impacts of ACR passenger rail, Sootoday.com

ONR and the government
TTDPell201401

Discussion on transportation
http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/2014/01/10/big-turnout-in-stratford-for-derailed-screening-panel-discussion-on-transportation

Excellent document author touts rail transportation/Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/01/02/author-touts-rail-transportation

CBC.ca/ Points North/ New book looks at the history of rail in Ontario
http://www.cbc.ca/pointsnorth/episodes/2014/01/08/new-book-looks-at-the-history-of-rail-in-ontario/

Feds cut funding. Rail service from Sault to Hearst cancelled
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=67653

Cuts to passenger rail appalling, says reader
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=67711

CN and Feds knew about rail funding cuts since November
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=67743

'It was CN's choice' to cancel passenger trains, says Hayes
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=67745

Government abandoning Northern Ontario with end to ACR funding / Le gouvernement abandonne le Nord de
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19713:government-abandoning-northern-ontario-with-end-to-acr-funding--le-gouvernement-abandonne-le-nord-de-lontario-en-supprimant-le-financement-de-la-acr&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

A Letter to Bryan & Carol - Regarding ACR Passenger Train Subsidy Cut http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19709:a-letter-to-bryan-a-carol-regarding-acr-passenger-train-subsidy-cut&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

No more passenger train from Sault to Hearst - Feds end Passenger Train Subsidy for ACR http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19706:no-more-train-from-sault-to-hearst-feds-end-passenger-train-subsidy&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Gormick article
Star Railway Crisis Published Version 140126

Union shut out of Ontario Northland plans (2)
http://www.northbaynipissing.com/news-story/4331114-union-shut-out-of-ontario-northland-plans/

People From All Over The World Visit Sault Ste. Marie For This! - Northern Ontario, Canada http://www.northernontario.travel/sault-ste-marie/people-from-all-over-the-world-visit-sault-ste-marie-for-this

Wawa-News: Letter - To Minister Raitt about ACR from Michael Burtch & McGuffins http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19933:letter-ontora-responds-to-mr-orazietti&catid=68:announcements&Itemid=102

Algoma Central Railways Passenger Service Slated to End in March
http://www.marp.org/?p=5167

Bill C-577 - VIA Rail Canada Act - Can MP Olivia Chow's Private Member Bill Survive? http://www.highspeedrailcanada.com/2014/03/bill-c-577-via-rail-canada-act-can-mp.html?spref=fb

 CTV news: survey about impact of ACR cancellation bit.ly/1etuIpQ

Impacted by the cancellation of ACR passenger rail service? Tell us how http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19973:impacted-by-the-cancellation-of-acr-passenger-rail-service-tell-us-how&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Use the ACR? Read this
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=69868

C BC.ca | Morning North | Could be final year for Agawa Canyon Ice Climbing Festival http://www.cbc.ca/morningnorth/past-episodes/2014/03/12/could-be-final-year-for-agawa-canyon-ice-climbing-festival/

Consultants report shows train an asset
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/09/consultants-report-shows-train-an-asset

Transforming the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission              http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20102:transforming-the-ontario-northland-transportation-commission--transformation-de-la-commission-de-transport-ontario-northland-&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Time for Minister to get on board with ACR
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20112:time-for-minister-to-get-on-board-with-acr-working-group-hughes-il-est-temps-que-la-ministre-ecoute-le-groupe-dintervenants-dacr&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

ONTC announcement a 'stop gap' measure                                                        http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20114:ontc-announcement-a-stop-gap-measure-ndp&catid=122:editorials&Itemid=157

ACR survey nets considerable response
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71263

Raitt urges private-sector solution to ACR issue
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71625

Federal subsidy restored for ACR (live video)
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71619

ACR on the rails for another year
http://www.local2.ca/ssm/viewarticle.php?id=14820

$2.2-million federal subsidy to CN expires March 31, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/14/22-million-federal-subsidy-to-cn-expires-march-31-2014

CTV video clip of Minister Raitt's announcement in Sault Ste. Marie http://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/on the right hand side you will see a list of videos. The story is on the 5th page of those items.

Government of Canada extends federal subsidy for the Algoma Central Railway passenger rail service - Service extended until March 2015
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20151:government-of-canada-extends-federal-subsidy-for-the-algoma-central-railway-passenger-rail-service-service-extended-until-march-2015&catid=41:news&Itemid=201

Find 'solutions outside government'- Raitt
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/14/22-million-federal-subsidy-for-acr-passenger-rail-service-extended-minister-tells-stakeholders-ball-now-in-their-court

ACR on the rails for another year
http://www.local2.ca/ssm/viewarticle.php?id=14820&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Feds created an 'unnecessary crisis' says Hughes
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=71634

New Democrats commit to improving transportation in the North
http://www.wawa-news.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20212:new-democrats-commit-to-improving-transportation-in-the-north&catid=118:district-news&Itemid=78

ACR has tremendous economic impact, study conclude | Sault Star http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/17/acr-has-tremendous-economic-impact-study-concludes

$10M to repair New Brunswick rail line
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/national/details.asp?c=72986 L

ake FX | Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/23/all-aboard-acrs-rich-heritage-can-help-keep-it-realhttp://www.saultstar.com/2014/04/23/all-aboard-acrs-rich-heritage-can-help-keep-it-real 

ONTC deal with KWG Resources could be huge for Timmins | Q92

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