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October 16, 2018 5:30 PM Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes. In the third quarter, the Montreal-based company delivered 31 business jets, bringing the total to 96 so far in 2018, in line with analyst expectations 9

September 25, 2018 1:31 PM National safety board expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the close call. Board members are likely to focus on actions of the Air Canada pilots 13

September 20, 2018 3:48 PM GO Transit adding trips on Lakeshore train lines

At a news conference at GO’s Willowbrook yard in Etobicoke on Thursday, Transportation Minister John Yakabuski announced a 21-per-cent increase to service on the Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East GO corridors. Starting Monday, GO will add 220 new trips per week on the two lines. “With these new trips there will be more than 400,000 train seats available 12

September 14, 2018 12:32 AM Volkswagen to stop making iconic Beetle

The compact Beetle was introduced in Germany in 1938 during the Nazi era and came to the U.S. 11 years later, where it became a symbol of utilitarian transportation often used by hippies. The iconic car sold for about 30 years before U.S. sales stopped in 1979. The last of the original bugs was produced in Puebla, Mexico, in 2003. Volkswagen revived 21

September 6, 2018 6:24 PM Couche-Tard optimistic about PC Optimum loyalty program despite sales drop

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it’s too early to tell what long-term impact dumping the embattled Aeroplan loyalty program at its Esso branded convenience stores will have, but the time it took for the brand to switch to the PC Optimum program has already hampered sales. The Quebec-based retailer behind Circle K stores said in an earnings call on Thursday 22

August 29, 2018 8:37 PM Eglinton Crosstown taking shape, despite legal tussle

Metrolinx says it’s making “tremendous progress” on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, despite the consortium that’s building the line having gone to court to seek an extension of its scheduled completion date. Metrolinx officials took members of the media on a tour Wednesday of the Crosstown site at Mount Dennis, just west of Eglinton Ave. and Black Creek 14

August 24, 2018 6:38 PM BC bus service along ‘Highway of Tears’ more than doubles in six months

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.—The British Columbia government says thousands of people have used an intercommunity bus service across northwestern B.C. in the 19 months since it was launched to offer safe, affordable travel along Hwy. 16, the so-called Highway of Tears. The Ministry of Transportation says the BC Transit-operated route has more than doubled its ridership 10

August 15, 2018 2:43 PM South Korea’s president wants transportation links with North as first step toward economic integration

That in turn could pave the way for an East Asian Railroad Community, encompassing six Northeast Asian countries and the United States, he said. Although he did not specify the countries, it is likely to mean both Koreas, China, Russia, Japan and Mongolia. “The Community will expand the horizon of the Korean economy to the northern part of the continent 12

August 14, 2018 2:52 PM Utah man flies plane into his house after fight with wife

Youd, 47, was arrested about 7:30 p.m. Sunday after witnesses called police to report that he was assaulting his wife, Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said. The couple had been drinking and went to American Fork Canyon to talk about problems they were having, authorities said. Youd was booked on suspicion of domestic violence and posted bail, Cannon 15

July 30, 2018 11:08 AM Residents fighting to save New Brunswick’s beloved ‘kissing bridges’

Though it was once a spot where DeLong would go fishing with her father, she said a combination of lack of upkeep from the province and flooding in the spring has caused the bridge to be closed down. She said she’s concerned about the structure being replaced by a steel bailey bridge. “The bridge is in our family’s heritage, and even the people around 21