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Queen's Park aims to restore northeast passenger rail by the mid-2020s

Queen's Park aims to restore northeast passenger rail by the mid-2020s

Province commits $75 million to restore passenger rail service axed in 2012, details and stops to be worked out.
Sudbury road builder snags Highway 11-17 four-lane project

Sudbury road builder snags Highway 11-17 four-lane project

Construction on 14-kilometre stretch of Trans-Canada begins this fall
First ship arrives in Thunder Bay for 2022 navigation season

First ship arrives in Thunder Bay for 2022 navigation season

Navigation at the Lakehead was opened by the M/V Michipicoten
Northern airports get federal funding relief

Northern airports get federal funding relief

Seven facilities to share in $5.7 million
Kenora firm lands Highway 17 contract

Kenora firm lands Highway 17 contract

Moncrief Construction awarded first section of four-laning Trans-Canada Highway near Manitoba border
COVID-19 measures remain in place at the Greater Sudbury Airport

COVID-19 measures remain in place at the Greater Sudbury Airport

While many COVID-19 restrictions are being eased across Canada, airports still have strict controls in place
Ontario to permanently set speed limits on some highway sections at 110 km/h

Ontario to permanently set speed limits on some highway sections at 110 km/h

The province launched a pilot project in 2019 to boost the speeds on certain areas of highway across the province, and The Canadian Press has learned that those speed limits will now be made permanent as of April 22
The shipping season is expected to start in Thunder Bay this weekend

The shipping season is expected to start in Thunder Bay this weekend

Icebreaking operations are underway in preparation for the arrival of the first boat Saturday.
Ontario to fund expansion of Algoma aviation services company

Ontario to fund expansion of Algoma aviation services company

$1.4 million provincial investment will create jobs and strengthen local economy
Airports in the Northwest reap federal upgrade money

Airports in the Northwest reap federal upgrade money

Facilities in Kenora, Red Lake, Atikokan will share in $941,000