MEDIA COVERAGE


CAPT'S MEDIA PAGE IS ALWAYS KEPT UP- TO- DATE

This page shows the many media interactions we have intervals, so be sure to visit often.

 MEDIA COVERAGE
APRIL 10, 2018
  • CBC Radio Morning North:  One on One with Markus - Corina Moore (President & CAO of Ontario Northland)
http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/morning-north/segment/15534869
  • CBC Radio Morning North with Markus Schwabe April 10, 2018 Ottawa Report - Carole Hughes, MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing
http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/morning-north/segment/15536603   In this interview MP Carol Hughes speaks out about the need to restore passenger service on the Bear Train from the Sault to Hearst.

MEDIA COVERAGE:
February 05, 20
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Saultthis week:“CAPT seeks book sale volunteers” - Sault This Week Monday, February 5, 2018
http://www.saultthisweek.com/2018/02/05/capt-seeks-book-sale-volunteers

Local man, club partners, devoted to preserving the Sault and area’s railroad
history (12 photos) - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/great-stories/local-man-club-partners-devoted
-to-preserving-the-sault-and-areas-railroad-history-12-photos-842491

Southern Ontario passenger rail plan shifting into high gear - Northern
Ontario Business
https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/transportation
/southern-ontario-high-speed-rail-plan-shifting-into-high-gear-838657?utm_source=sootoday.com&utm_campaign=sootoday.com&utm_medium=referral

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
February 04, 2018

1.We must be getting close to a provincial election.
There is talk of restoring passenger rail service in Northeastern Ontario again.

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.nugget.ca/2018/02/04
/its-political-promisesseason&ct=ga&cd=
CAEYAioTMzMzMTU4Njc2NTIxNzU3NjQ5
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2. Ottawa waits for rail business plan - By Brian Kelly, Sault Star, February 3, 2018
http://www.saultstar.com/2018/02/03/ottawa-waits-for-rail-business-plan

3.A revised MNDM (ONTC) mandate could allow extended passenger rail service in
Northern Ontario  Wawa-news.com Jan 30, 2018
https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2018/01/30/a-revised-mndm-ontc-mandate-could
-allow-extended-passenger-rail-service-in-northern-ontario/

4.CBCNEWS/ Sudbury   Morning North - Ottawa Report - Charlie Angus, MP for
Timmins-James Bay  Feb 06, 2018
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/
programs/morningnorth/ottawa-report-charlie-angus-mp
-for-timmins-james-bay-1.4522262

 


MEDIA COVERAGE
February 3, 2018
NDP, PCs would bring back the Northlander!

Postmedia Network The Northlander.

Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network

NDP, PCs would bring back Northerlander
The Sudbury Star
The Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network has been working for
some time now to bring the issue of rail passenger service for the North
to the attention of Queen's Park and Parliament Hill. A grassroots
organization –    NEORN In Northern Ontario ...

MEDIA COVERAGE
January 26, 2018
Is the return of the Northlander passenger train a reality?
by Chris Dawson   Baytoday.ca https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/is-the-return-of-the-
northlander-passenger-train-a-reality-821747

MEDIA COVERAGE
January 23, 2018
Thank you to Sault Mayor and Council
CAPT and NEORN very much appreciate the support shown last evening by Mayor
Provenzano and the Sault Councilors for efforts to secure federal funding for the
Mask-wa Oo-ta-ban (Bear Train) between SSM and Hearst.  A resolution of support was passed and will be tin Trudeau, MP Terry Sheehan and MP Carol Hughes. They will also write a letter to the Ontario Government in support of restoring  passenger train service from the Sault to Toronto.

Sault Star: Here is an article by Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star, about this:Train groups
continue lobby efforts for North By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star  Monday, January 22, 2018 http://www.saultstar.com/2018/01/22/train-groups-continue-lobby-efforts-for-north

MEDIA COVERAGE
January 20, 2018
Show support by attending Sault
City Council Meeting Mon. Jan 22:  4:
3:00 pm
CAPT will be making
a presentation to Sault Ste. Marie
Mayor and City Council at 4:30 pm about the urgency of
restoring passenger train service to Sault Ste. Marie.
Please pass the word and encourage your contacts to be in the Council Chambers at 4:30 pm.

Sault Star: Ontario Northland rolls into the Sault | Sault Star by Elaine Della Mattia – Jan 16, 2018
http://www.saultstar.com/2018/01/16/ontario-northland-rolls-into-the-sault

Nugget: ONR 'poised' to restart train | North Bay Nugget – Jan. 13, 2018http://www.nugget.ca
/2018/01/13/but-northlanders-return-would-require-rebuilding-from-the-ground-up

Presentation to SSM City Council: Mon. Jan. 22; Calendars & Petition at Station
Mall—Tues Jan 16 &19 and Latest Media Coverage

MEDIA COVERAGE
January 15, 2018

Image of people at a CAPT meeting at City Hall

2017 CAPT MEETING AT CITY HALL ATTENTIVE
PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE.
Presentation to SSM City Council--Monday January 22 at 4:30 pm
Please plan to attend the SSM city council meeting on Monday, January 22 at 4:30 pm when CAPT will be making a presentation to City Council about the need for their ongoing support to have Transport Canada fund the Bear Train between the Sault and Hearst.

NOTE: The presentation will also include efforts to have passenger rail service reinstated on the existing rail beds from the Sault to North Bay and from Toronto to North Bay, Cochrane and Hearst to connect with the Bear Train from Hearst to the Sault.

MEDIA COVERAGE

January , 2018

 

2018 CAPT Calendars for sale and new petition at Station Mall Tues Jan 16 and Fri Jan 19
If you wish to purchase a CAPT calendar and sign the new Bear Train petition CAPT will have a table at the Station Mall on Tues. Jan 16 and Fri Jan 19 from 10am to 3pm.

 


Nugget: 200 new hires and counting | North Bay Nugget
http://www.nugget.ca/2018/01/12/future-looks-bright-for-ontario-northland-official-says

 


CBC News: Northern Ontario highways pose distinct safety concerns traffic expert says--4 fatalities from 3 crashes on provincial highways in northeast during first week of new year  By Robin De Angelis, CBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2018  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/northern-ontario-highways-pose-distinct-safety-concerns-traffic-expert-says-1.4475716

 


Videos: Queen takes the train for Christmas www.msn.com
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Norfolk by train for their Christmas break.
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/news/queen-takes-the-train-for-christmas/vi-BBHjNqt


MEDIA COVERAGE

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Sault Star: CP Holiday Train brings joy – by Nadine Robinson
http://www.saultstar.com/2017/12/12/cp-holiday-train-brings-joy---robinson

 


MEDIA COVERAGE

January 9, 2018

The 2018 CAPT calendars with the theme of “Children and the Train…
for generations to come” can be purchased for $13 each.

 

Our CAPT calendars are now available at:
  • Heyden Fuels and The Twisted Sister Restaurant located at the
    corner of Hwy. 556 (to Searchmont) and Hwy. 17 north.
They Continue to be sold at the following Locations:
  • Shabby Motley (356 Queen)
  • Algoma University Bookstore

  • Model Railroad Club in Wellington Square Mall
    If you are out of the Sault area, you can order them from us by email,
    send a cheque and we will mail them to you.

e-mail: Linda.Savory- Gordon @algomau.ca

All proceeds go to support the work of CAPT.


MEDIA COVERAGE

BayToday.ca    Dec. 30, 2017  “Groups keeping pressure on
government for rail service: Now four advocacy groups working
on returning passenger rail service to northeastern Ontario “
https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/groups-keeping-pressure
-on-government-for-rail-service-800874

 


 MEDIA COVERAGE:
November 27, 2017

 

Part of this interview is about the NDP’s promise to reinstate the Northlander and the importance of passenger service in Northern Ontario:
CBC Radio Morning North Report from Queen's Park - Gilles Bisson Nov 23, 2017
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/programs/morningnorth/report-from-queen-s-park-gilles-bisson-1.4416278

PC platform includes promises for the North - The Nugget
By GORD YOUNG, Sunday, November 26, 2017
http://www.nugget.ca/2017/11/26/pc-platform-includes-promises-for-the-north

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
November 20, 2017
Sault Star: CAPT submits multimodal strategy response | Sault Star- by Elaine Della-Mattia
http://www.saultstar.com/2017/09/27/capt-submits-multimodal-strategy-response

Saultonline: An Intern’s Experience at the Gathering in Missanabie by  Riley Smith October 11, 2017
https://saultonline.com/2017/10/an-interns-experience-at-the-gathering-in-missanabie/
Image of Catalina Motel SSM

Tourism has been hurt by loss of the train!


 MEDIA COVERAGE:
November  10, 2017
Algoma : la Première Nation de Missanabie pourrait gérer son train | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1064399/algoma-premiere-nation-missanabie-train

Train de passagers dans le Nord de l’Ontario : les partis d’opposition en feront un enjeu électoral  le jeudi 9 novembre 2017
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1066128/train-de-passagers-dans-le-nord-de-lontario-les-partis-dopposition-en-feront-un-enjeu-electoral

NDP vows to bring back Northlander | North Bay Nugget nov 11
http://www.nugget.ca/2017/11/10/ndp-vows-to-bring-back-northlander

Train Woes Jeopardizes Political Careers in the Sault and Algoma  Doug Millroy Nov 11, 2017 Northern Hoot
http://northernhoot.com/train-woes-jeopardizes-political-careers-in-the-sault-and-algoma/

Teamsters issue Statement on failure of OmniTRAX to rebuild the Hudson Bay – Wawa-news.com  Railway Nov 7, 2017
https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2017/11/07/teamsters-issue-statement-on-failure-of-omnitrax-to-rebuild-the-hudson-bay-railway/


MEDIA COVERAGE:
September 25, 2017
Sootoday.com “First the feds, now the province is off-track when it comes to passenger rail service group states” by Darren Taylor
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/first-the-feds-now-the-province-is-off-track-when-it-comes-to-passenger-rail-service-group-states-724163

Wawa-news.com “CAPT says Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy Lacks Vision”  Sept. 21, 2017
https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2017/09/21/capt-says-northern-ontario-multimodal-transportation-strategy-lacks-vision/

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
July 7, 2017
Plus de 30 heures d’autobus pour voyager entre Hearst et Sault-Sainte-Marie
PUBLIÉ LE VENDREDI 14 JUILLET 2017 À 12 H 01 | Mis à jour le 14 juillet 2017 à 14 h 51
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1045294/plus-de-30-heures-dautobus-pour-voyager-entre-hearst-et-sault-sainte-marie

Radio-Canada
This is a link to the 4 pm newscast on Friday. Francis Bouchard’s story starts at 2:30 mark.
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/widgets/mediaconsole/medianet/7752126
there is also another shorter story earlier at the 2 pm broadcast, starting at the 2:55 mark.
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/widgets/mediaconsole/medianet/7752055

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
August 9, 2017
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/algoma-passenger-rail-advocate-brings-bear-train-protest-sign-to-prime-minister-rally-in-bc-690158
“Brutal treatment by CN is damaging VIA’s flagship Canadian train all across Canada” -   Wawa-news.com -  News Release TAO and NEORN

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
August 3, 2017
http://wawa-news.com/index.php/2017/08/03/brutal-treatment-by-cn-is-damaging-vias-flagship-canadian-train-all-across-canada/
 MEDIA COVERAGE:
February 11, 2017
“Iconic Canadian Musician Ian Tamblyn coming to the Sault April 6thsaultonline.com  - February 9, 2017
http://saultonline.com/2017/02/iconic-canadian-musician-ian-tamblyn-coming-to-the-sault-april-6th/
“Iconic Canadian Musician Ian Tamblyn coming to the Sault April 6thmyalgoma.ca - February 9, 2017
http://www.myalgoma.ca/2017/02/09/iconic-canadian-musician-ian-tamblyn-coming-to-the-sault-april-6th/

 
MEDIA COVERAGE:
January 27,2017
This interview shows why we need passenger service restored so people have the option to travel from Wawa to the Sault by train:
CBC Radio:  Morning North -  “Community of Wawa helps stranded Greyhound bus passengers”
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/programs/morningnorth/community-of-wawa-helps-stranded-greyhound-bus-passengers-1.3954775

Greyhound – Any Responsibility for Stranded Passengers? By  Brenda Stockton-Grundt  - January 25, 2017 myalgoma.ca
http://www.myalgoma.ca/2017/01/25/greyhound-any-responsibility-for-stranded-passengers/

 
MEDIA COVERAGE:
January 24, 2017

Saultonline:"2017 off to encouraging start for Algoma Passenger train supporters​
http://saultonline.com/2017/01/2017-off-to-encouraging-start-for-algoma-passenger-train-supporters/
Northernhoot: Algoma Passenger Train Service Restoration Looking Hopeful
http://northernhoot.com/algoma-passenger-train-service-restoration-looking-hopeful/

RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE
January 24, 2017

 


 MEDIA COVERAGE:
December 1, 2016
Youtube: Charlie Angus presents petition on Algoma passenger rail
service in House of Commons
https://youtu.be/S6Yd-pIQXUw
Youtube: 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...

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
 SootodayTrain people leaf through transportation document
. . . - SooToday.com
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/train
-people-leaf-through-transportation-document--469414
 BaytodayBring 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
 MEDIA COVERAGE:
November 11, 2016
Chronicaljournal: http://www.chroniclejournal.com/news/local/passenger-rail-
key-issue-in-transport-study/article_ae12f7b2-a570-11e6-80d
4-df85d5c35b1f.html
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/11/10/train-advocates-prepare
-for-mto-open-house

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
October 22, 2016
MyAlgoma: Support for Restoration of Algoma Passenger Train/ Bear Train
Growing  -  MyAlgoma.ca October 20, 2016
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/10/20/support-for-restoration-o
f-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

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
September 13, 2016
Sault Star: Council unanimously supports passenger train,
Sault Star by Elaine Della-Mattia Sept 12, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/09/12/council-unanimously
-supports-passenger-train
 Northern Hoot: Algoma Passenger Train: A Message from Chief of
Missanabie Cree First Nation,   Northern Hoothttp://northernhoot.
com/algoma-passenger-train-message-chief-missanabie-cree-first-nation/
 Rail car rolls into new home: GALLERY  By Brian Kelly, Sault Star
Saturday, September 10, 2016http://www.saultstar.com/2016/09
/09/rail-car-rolls-into-new-home

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
September  24, 2016
Sootoday: 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

 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/

 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
 


 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

 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

 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

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
July 12, 2016

 Supporting Algoma passenger train should be at top of government’s to-do list | by Carol Hughes  myAlgoma.ca    July 8, 2016
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/07/08/supporting-algoma-passenger-train-should-be-at-top-of-governments-to-do-list/

 

News from the Park – Transportation Concerns  July 11, 2016  Myalgoma.ca
http://myalgoma.ca/2016/07/11/news-from-the-park-transportation-concerns/

Timmins prepares rail support | Sault Star  Brian Kelly  July 10, 2016
http://www.saultstar.com/2016/07/10/timmins-prepares-rail-support

 

How would you improve public transportation between communities? -SooToday.com  Jul 10, 2016
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/how-would-you-improve-public-transportation-between-communities-333170

 

Timmins Doing its Part for Passenger Rail Restoration - My Kapuskasing Now -  Gregory Rosser — July 5, 2016
http://www.mykapuskasingnow.com/7626/timmins-part-passenger-rail-restoration/



 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

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


 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


 MEDIA COVERAGE:
May 5, 2016
Stakeholders group awaits word from CN Rail | Sault Star  by By Elaine Della-Mattia  May 2, 2016

 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

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

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/

 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

 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 
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

 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

 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

 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

 Stakeholders examine revising train schedule   By:  Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star  Monday, October 5, 2015
http://www.saultstar.com/2015/10/05/stakeholders-examine-revising-train-schedule

 

Painted Land unveiled By Brian Kelly, Sault Star Friday, October 2, 2015 http://www.saultstar.com/2015/10/02/painted-land-unveiled


MEDIA COVERAGE:
 October 2, 2015

 

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/

 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

 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/

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


MEDIA COVERAGE:
September 2, 2015
Dodds: Passenger train service generating interestBy 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

 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 SkipMonday, 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

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

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

 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

 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

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=76807e survey ASAP!!!!! Many thanks, CAPT Give Feedback

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

 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

 MEDIA COVERAGE:
April 1, 2015
Passenger Rail Service from Sault to Hearst Saved!
Agawacanyontrain
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

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

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
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

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

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


MEDIA COVERAGE:
March 12, 2015
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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/

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
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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=6298
3Take 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.phpoption=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=71619ACR 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.comONTC 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=58831BDO 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=201CTV 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
TTDPell201401Discussion on transportation
http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/2014/01/10/big-turnout-in-stratford-for-derailed-screening-panel-discussion-on-transportationExcellent document author touts rail transportation/Sault Star
http://www.saultstar.com/2014/01/02/author-touts-rail-transportationCBC.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=67653Cuts to passenger rail appalling, says reader
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=67711CN 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=102Algoma Central Railways Passenger Service Slated to End in March
http://www.marp.org/?p=5167Bill 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
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

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