MEDIA


NEORN’S MEDIA PAGE IS ALWAYS KEPT UP- TO- DATE

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


MEDIA COVERAGE

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

IMAGE OF ONE SIDE OF MOVING TRAIN
“Service returns to Churchill, Manitoba – Can Passenger Train Service resume between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst” Wawa-news.com

https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2018/11/01/rail-service-returns-to-churchill-manitoba-can-passenger-train-service-resume-between-ssm-hearst/

“Passenger train advocates still seeking funding; certificates in place to operate train” | Sault Star – Elaine Della-Mattia

https://www.saultstar.com/news/local-news/passenger-train-advocates-still-seeking-funding-certificates-in-place-to-operate-train?

fbclid=IwAR3e4eE8U4upoGM7fRRDTZDhqc1wke6moG2a9UswvZtXiepukpy_vfIDpxM

“Time for Feds to re-fund the passenger train’, says coalition”SooToday.com

https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/time-for-feds-to-re-fund-the-passenger-train-saya-coaliition-1104324

CBC Radio OntarioToday:  Transportation in Northern Ontario Nov 5, 2018

https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/ontariotoday-yFaMMOvl-20181105.mp3

A GOLDEN ROUTE NORTH – PART I
https://www.saultstar.com/news/local-news/a-golden-route-north 

A GOLDEN ROUTE NORTH – PART II
https://www.saultstar.com/news/local-news/a-golden-route-north-part-2 


MEDIA COVERAGE

APRIL 22, 2018

Passenger Rail Summit Very Successful 

Enthusiastic crowd!

NEORN is delighted to report that the first NEORN Passenger Rail Summit was a huge success. It was well attended with over 120 people, 24 speakers and was covered by all of the local media (see their coverage in the links listed below).  Presentations were made by Chief Paul Syrette-Garden River FN & Chief Jason Gauthier – Missanabie Cree FN.  Present were mayors (Mayor Roger Sigouin – Hearst, Mayor Sue Jensen – Blind River, Mayor Lynn Watson –Macdonald, Meredith & Aberdeen Additional Township (Echo Bay) and Mayor Christian Provenzano – Sault Ste. Marie). Also in attendance were government officials from Ministry of Northern Development & Mines and senior leaders of UNIFOR.

 

A few of the
Speakers for the Rail Passenger Summit!

Mayor Provenzano posted this comment on Face Book later in the day:
“I want to thank the Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network – NEORN for organizing a Passenger Rail Summit held today in Sault Ste. Marie. It was a well attended event, and I was grateful for the opportunity to speak. Transportation is fundamental to the health and sustainability of Northern Ontario. Transit options such as passenger rail service provide access to towns and cities located throughout the region, contributing to an improved quality of life for citizens and facilitating the movement of visitors to our region. 
A transit system connecting Northern Ontario needs to be in place, and NEORN’s proposed North Eastern Ontario Rail Loop could address this situation by providing access to communities, First Nations, businesses and the people of Northeastern Ontario to the rest of Canada.
Government subsidized passenger rail service is provided by governments across the world and right here in Canada, and it needs to be provided once again to our area.
As Mayor, I remain committed to providing assistance to 
NEORN, Coalition for Algoma Passenger TrainsCommittee Promoting Muskoka Rail Travel – CPMRT and 
Mask Wa Oo Ta Ban – Bear Train to advocate for passenger rail service in Northern Ontario.” 

The following politicians attended. (Their answers to NEORN’s questions will be posted on the websites):
  • Michael Mantha   MPP Algoma –Manitoulin (NDP)
  • John Vanthof MPP Timiskaming-Cochrane (NDP)
  • Ross Romano MPP Sault Ste. Marie (PC)
  • Kara Flannigan, Green Party Candidate in the upcoming provincial election.
Written submissions were also provided by:
  • Carol Hughes
  • MP(NDP), Charlie Angus, MP(NDP)
  • a video clip by Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner 
A video of much of the summit will soon be posted on the NEORN, CAPT and CPMRT websites.  
A huge expression of gratitude goes out to all of the volunteers, sponsors and contributors.  They will be listed very soon on our websites.
 
Building on the momentum at the summit, prior to the provincial election, we will be holding meetings in many of the communities along the NEORN loop.  The dates will be announced soon. Please stay posted.

NEORN, CAPT and CPMRT are non-partisan. We want all politicians and political parties to support the NE Ontario Passenger Rail Loop because of the socio-economic and employment values it will support.

If anyone knows of a political event in the rail loop please let us know and we will pass the word. That way our followers might choose to attend those events to present our urgent need for restored passenger train service.

One that we just heard about is the Rally organized by Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford and MPP Ross Romano on Tuesday, April 24th in Sault Ste. Marie.
Doors open at 5:00 pm, rally starts at 5:30 pm. Free admission. Tuesday, April 24, 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
Location: The Water Tower Inn,  360 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6B 4Z7
Please click here to Register 

Latest Media Coverage

Saultonline.com NEORN 2018 Rail Summit: ‘This is what the North deserves’ By Riley Smith – April 20, 2018
https://saultonline.com/2018/04/neorn-2018-rail-summit-this-is-what-the-north-deserves/

NEORN: Move People, not just freight, by Rail By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star Thursday, April 19, 2018
http://www.saultstar.com/2018/04/19/neorn-move-people-not-just-freight-by-rail

Sault Ste. Marie hosts advocates of passenger rail service in the north meeting. By Jairus Patterson – CTV Northern Ontario April 19, 2018
https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1375408

Train passenger summit in Sault Ste. Marie aims to get service back up and running Apr 19, 2018 CBC Radio Up North
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/programs/upnorth/train-passenger-summit-in-sault-ste-marie-aims-to-get-service-back-up-and-running-1.4627316

We’re going to keep going,’ says passenger rail advocate: First-ever Northeastern Passenger Rail Summit explores potential of reinstating passenger rail service by:  James Hopkin Sootoday.com April 19, 2018
https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/were-going-to-keep-going-says-passenger-rail-advocate-899396

Full steam ahead: Group wants to re-establish passenger rail service in northern Ontario    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/passenger-rail-neorn-summit-1.4627167

MEDIA COVERAGE

MAY 23, 2018

Latest Media Coverage:

Should Ontario Northland take over Huron Central Railway?

A rail lobby group seems to think so. Here’s why by James Hopkin  Sootoday.com

https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/should-ontario-northland-take-over-huron-central-railway-942170

 

Let’s rally for rail … again   by Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star June 5, 2018

http://www.saultstar.com/2018/06/05/lets-rally-for-rail–again

 

Northern rail is too important to risk Doug Ford: McCleave-Kennedy

The Sault deserves ‘a plan for Huron Central Rail, not more Doug Ford bumper sticker slogans,’ the NPD candidate says

https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/northern-rail-is-too-important-to-risk-doug-ford-mccleave-kennedy-943756

 

Closure of short-line railway would be “dramatic” for northeastern Ontario sawmill – Northern Ontario Business
https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/transportation/closure-of-short-line-railway-would-be-traumatic-for-northeastern-ontario-sawmill-936641?utm_source=sootoday.com&utm_campaign=sootoday.com&utm_medium=referral

 

Shoemaker: Steel mill needs Huron Central – SooToday.com https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/shoemaker-steel-mill-needs-huron-central-937436


MEDIA COVERAGE

MAY 8, 2018

Click the link below to view the Passenger Rail Summit Presentation Videos. Are now available for viewing.


MEDIA COVERAGE

JUNE 26, 2018

1.     CAPT sends its congratulations to Chief Jason Gauthier and Missanabie Cree First Nation for approval for ROC

CAPT sends a huge congratulations to Chief Jason Gauthier and Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN) for successfully being approved for their Rail Operating Certificate (ROC).  They are the very first First Nation in Ontario to receive a Rail Operating Certificate. Thank you, Chief Gauthier, for all of the hard work that you did to make this happen.  This is an important step that was required for MCFN to be able to run the Bear Train between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst.  Now that MCFN has provided Transport Canada with a fully completed business plan and their ROC application has been approved, we urge Transport Canada to provide the required operating funding. Considering that the annual $2 million funding would result in over $48 million in regional economic benefits and $6 million in tax revenue, TC will surely see that this passenger train service has to be funded.

For more information please listen to this interview:

Interview with Chief Jason Gauthier Regarding MCFN Train Initiative SaultOnline ONNtv   23 Jul 2018

Chief Jason Gauthier of the Missanabie Cree First Nation speaks with Riley Smith about the rail operating certificate and the progress made on the initiative to get the Algoma Passenger Train up and running again.
https://saultonline.com/2018/07/chief-jason-gauthier-shares-update-on-rail-initiative/


2.     Media Update:

CAPT to leverage Greyhound loss By SARA McCLEARY  Monday, July 16, 2018
http://www.saultthisweek.com/2018/07/16/capt-to-leverage-greyhound-loss

Wawa-news.com  Letter – VIA Rail Bosses Not Up to the Job
https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2018/07/24/letter-via-rail-bosses-not-up-to-the-job/


 MEDIA COVERAGE

JUNE 11, 2018

1.NEORN Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE JUNE 11, 2018
PASSENGER RAIL SUMMIT VIDEOS AVAILABLE ONLINE –
SOON PASSENGER TRAINS ON TRACK?

More than 120 individuals from all walks of life attended the recent Northeastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit in Sault Ste. Marie sponsored by NEORN (Northeastern Ontario Rail Network), CAPT (Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains) and CPMRT (Committee Promoting Muskoka Rail Travel). The Summit was, from all media indications, declared a huge success. The Summit was held to inform the public of the importance of rail passenger services and introduce the ‘Loop’ concept, that being all the short line railways in the northeast, ONR (Ontario Northland Railway), ACR (Algoma Central Railway div. Canadian National), OVR (Ottawa Valley Railway), HCR (Huron Central Railway) and CNR (Canadian National Railway from North Bay to Toronto) which today form a continuous rail network moving freight. This same rail infrastructure could be utilized to enhance tourism and provide needed passenger services for all communities and First Nations along these lines.

Noted speakers from the rail industry, First Nations, Senior and Disability groups, Politicians, Student, Teacher and Environment Associations and various transportation specialists extolled the virtues of rail passenger services. The videotapes of these presentations can now be viewed at www.neorn.ca. Something as important as the social and economic reasons why the return of passenger rail in northeastern Ontario is needed can now be viewed by everyone – including those who could not attend the Sault Ste. Marie Summit due to the distanced to travel.

As a follow-up to the Sault Ste. Marie gathering for those who couldn’t attend, CAPT, NEORN and CPMRT have conducted RALLY FOR RAIL Town Hall meetings throughout the northeast in communities along the highway 11 corridor from the Muskoka region to Cochrane, along Highway 17E including Blind River and Sudbury and north of Sault Ste. Marie including Wawa, Dubreuilville, Hearst and Searchmont. At one small community there were 114 people present – underscoring the desire to hear about the possibility of passenger trains returning to the north. These pre-election public meetings were to help participants make informed decisions in the provincial election.
Our new government made promises during the campaign to restore passenger train service in northeastern Ontario. NEORN and its sister committees intend to make sure they come good on these promises with constant reminders, meetings and town hall gatherings. Passenger trains are efficient, effective, accessible, affordable, safe, reliable and environmentally responsible transportation all year round. The provincial government must act promptly now to address these needs of the northeast, NOW, FOR THE PEOPLE

For Information and to view videos of the rail summit, visit NEORN at: www.neorn.ca.

‘MOVE PEOPLE, NOT JUST FREIGHT ON EXISTING TRACKS’

2.Latest Media Coverage

Tight race will have Romano working hard By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star

Friday, June 8, 2018

http://www.saultstar.com/2018/06/08/tight-race-will-have-romano-working-hard

VIA Rail tour starts (or ends) in White River By Richard Plaunt, Sault This Week

Monday, June 4, 2018

http://www.saultthisweek.com/2018/06/04/via-rail-tour-starts-or-ends-in-white-river

Candidates take final stab at wooing voters By Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star  Wed, June 6, 2018

http://www.saultstar.com/2018/06/05/candidate-talk-final-stab-at-wooing-voters

MEDIA COVERAGE

APRIL 13,2018

Latest Media Coverage

“The NorthEastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit in Sault Ste. Marie Announces Guest Speakers” in Wawa-news.com

https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2018/04/13/the-northeastern-ontario-passenger-rail-summit-in-sault-ste-marie-announces-guest-speakers/

“Rail Summit April 19th in Sault Ste. Marie announces guest speakers” By Riley Smith  Saultonline.com April 13, 2018

https://saultonline.com/2018/04/rail-summit-april-19th-in-sault-ste-marie-announces-guest-speakers/

CBC Radio Doc Project “Saving the train to Churchill”

https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/thedocproject-g9LIEP63-20180409.mp3


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

SEPT. 17, 2018

CBC Radio: Transportation in the future in Northern Ontario:  Erik White Sept 17, 2018
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/next-40-future-transportation-northern-ontario-1.4823457


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
MTIcMGU4NDNlOTU0MGZiMmYwYjpjb
206ZW46Q0E6Ug&usg=AFQjCNGa-_2I35CZjT8NlwF-CHKnzekYpw


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/ 

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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 

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