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2014-05-30 16:20:51

DORVAL, QC, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deployed an investigator to Mirabel, Quebec, where a Bombardier CS-100 aircraft experienced an engine failure during ground testing. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-05-28 23:15:47

Greenbee Parking, an up and coming airport parking service, has just announced that their customers using the Montreal (YUL) airport can look forward to greater savings in the future. They can now enjoy very cheap Montreal airport parking rates which will aid in lowering their parking expenses. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a growing airport parking service in North America, has announced a range of new parking deals for their customers using the busy Montreal (YUL)...

2013-08-23 23:04:45

Glass Eats, a Yelp-powered Restaurant app along with a Toronto Transit app and a BIXI bike-sharing app launch today as new Glassware for Google Glass. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Toronto may be the most Google Glass-friendly city in the world with the launch of three new apps that enhance city living. Glass Explorers in Toronto, and those visiting the city, are now able to get restaurant suggestions from Yelp, check on TTC transit times, and find nearby bikes for rent...

2011-05-18 13:34:00

OTTAWA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - The Capital BIXI bike share service officially kicked off today. Residents and visitors in the core of Canada's Capital will have 24/7 access to 100 bikes located at 10 stations in downtown Ottawa and Gatineau. "The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud to add another important building block to the cycling infrastructure in the core of Canada's Capital," said Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer at the NCC. "The NCC has been in the cycling business...

2011-04-28 19:42:00

MONTREAL, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - London Mayor Boris Johnson will offer a one-of-a-kind BIXI as a wedding gift to Prince William and Kate Middleton. ''It is a tandem version of the traditional BIXI bicycle developed jointly by Michel Dallaire and Devinci Cycles which we delivered at the request of our London partner, Serco'' declared Roger Plamondon, Chairman of the board at Public Bike System Company. The regal tandem maintains the distinguished silhouette, visual signature, and...

2011-04-21 18:02:00

MONTREAL, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - The mayor of Boston, Mr. Thomas Menino, announced from the City Hall Plaza earlier today that the City of Boston has selected Public Bike System Company (PBSC) for the supply of their new bike-share system, dubbed "Hubway".  The system will be launched in early July. Following Capital Bikeshare's successful launch last year in the American capital, it is now the City of Boston's turn to adopt the PBSC system and offer a practical and ecological...

2011-02-25 09:40:00

CALGARY, AB and MONTREAL, QC, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ - North American freight railroad Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) and the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) today announced the signing of a collaborative agreement on performance and productivity that formalizes the railroad's and the port's ongoing supply chain collaboration. "This collaboration agreement continues to strengthen our long partnership with the Port of Montreal, setting the stage for a cross-supply chain collaboration that...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI), the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and the two companies that operate the port's three key container terminals announced today two level of service agreements (LSAs) that will drive a strong focus on supply chain efficiencies. The two agreements - one signed by CN, the port authority and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), which operates the CAST and RACINE terminals, and another signed by CN, the port authority and...

2010-11-26 12:30:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) announced today that locomotive engineers working on the Company's Northern Quebec Internal Short Line (NQISL) have ratified a new labour agreement. Retroactive to Dec. 15, 2009, the three-year agreement for 45 members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) includes wage increases and benefit improvements. NQISL locomotive engineers are based at the Garneau, Chambord/Jonquiere, and Senneterre terminals. CN - Canadian National...


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