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Opinion: Canada’s transportation transformation imperatives

Opinion: Canada’s transportation transformation imperatives

Look no further than the number of ships at anchor in Vancouver’s harbour for evidence that the country’s Asia-Pacific Gateway needs streamlining.
Aspiring pilots say licence processing backlogs at Transport Canada slowing careers

Aspiring pilots say licence processing backlogs at Transport Canada slowing careers

CALGARY — Against the backdrop of a global pilot shortage, hopefuls aspiring to a career in the skies say their Canadian licensing applications are taking far too long to process.
Uber relaunches ride share option in Vancouver

Uber relaunches ride share option in Vancouver

Uber Technologies Inc. says it is bringing its shared rides offering back to Canada with a new name. The ride-hailing giant says Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver will get access to UberX Share later this week.
Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

OTTAWA — A group of airlines is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear their case after a lower court largely upheld the validity of Canada's air passenger bill of rights. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc.
'Ready to roll': CP Rail preparing for KCS merger, ruling expected within weeks

'Ready to roll': CP Rail preparing for KCS merger, ruling expected within weeks

CALGARY — With the final decision by a U.S. regulator just weeks away, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s CEO says the company is "ready to roll" on its proposed merger with U.S. railroad Kansas City Southern.
First all-battery bus line launches in Metro Vancouver

First all-battery bus line launches in Metro Vancouver

TransLink says Vancouver's Route 100 on Marine Drive will have 19 battery-powered buses supported by two five-minute charging stations by 2024.
DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

DesRosiers says January auto sales up 7.5 per cent from a year earlier

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC) says light vehicle sales in Canada in January were up 7.5 per cent compared with the first month of 2022.
TransLink sees 94% return of customers, but fewer trips since pre-pandemic levels

TransLink sees 94% return of customers, but fewer trips since pre-pandemic levels

Transportation planner Sarah Ross: "I came into this office five days a week and now I come in two to three days a week."
Regulator not investigating Toronto-bound Air Canada flight that returned to YVR

Regulator not investigating Toronto-bound Air Canada flight that returned to YVR

The Transportation Safety Board said it is monitoring, but not investigating, an incident aboard an Air Canada flight that occurred early Monday afternoon.
CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CP ramping up hiring ahead of expected acquisition