Skip to content

Transportation

April was a bumpy month for Canadian railways

April was a bumpy month for Canadian railways

Pandemic lockdown, economic restrictions result in fewer railcar loadings
WestJet will lay off its Thunder Bay staff

WestJet will lay off its Thunder Bay staff

31 workers are losing their jobs due to system-wide changes
Feds, province get down in the gutter with $35 million in Northern Ontario infrastructure improvements

Feds, province get down in the gutter with $35 million in Northern Ontario infrastructure improvements

Airports on Manitoulin Island, Hornepayne see runway upgrades, better lighting, new terminal building
Dredging starts for new Soo Lock construction

Dredging starts for new Soo Lock construction

Questions remain if Buy America policy, U.S. defense department rules will allow Canadian firms to fully participate in US$922.4-million project
Thunder Bay Airport bracing for slower travel season this summer

Thunder Bay Airport bracing for slower travel season this summer

Thunder Bay International Airport officials say the effects of the pandemic will be felt for years, not weeks
Airport group calls for federal COVID recovery aid

Airport group calls for federal COVID recovery aid

Regional Community Airports of Canada also wants increase in capital assistance program
Manitoulin Transport opens new Manitoba terminal

Manitoulin Transport opens new Manitoba terminal

Additional space to help accommodate increased shipments
Chi-Cheemaun ferry opens up to leisure travel

Chi-Cheemaun ferry opens up to leisure travel

Purpose-of-travel restrictions relaxed, effective June 12
All aboard: passenger train service returns on Polar Bear Express

All aboard: passenger train service returns on Polar Bear Express

Service on Moosonee-to-Cochrane route will return with limited frequency on June 25
Spanning the French River

Spanning the French River

Contractors prepare for deck pour of new Highway 69 bridges