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Sir John A. MacDonald’s Bicentenary

On January 11th 2015, Canada celebrates the 200th birthday of its first Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. Sir John A. was a Father of Confederation, and had been Premier of the Province of Canada prior to Confederation. Sir John … Continue reading

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VIA Rail Operations (Part Three)

After talking about what trains/services VIA Rail could add, and where, I would like to talk about the other two important parts of the equation: financing and rolling stock. Financing Right now, VIA receives operating revenue from ticket sales and … Continue reading

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VIA Rail Operations (Part One)

I’d like to discuss the need for VIA Rail service in Canada, and especially where (and how often) it should operate.  I am going to do so in three blogs, this one primarily discussing Western and Atlantic Canada, one specifically … Continue reading

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