HillTimes.com: “…the Transportation Safety Board has removed the transportation of flammable liquids by rail from its watchlist…”
Councillor Wong-Tam is moving forward the multi-million dollar revitalization of Ramsden Park.This is happening after consideration of
- multiple stakeholder discussions
- three rounds of public consultation
- dog off-leash area working meetings
- two site walks
Using feedback received at the public meetings, PMA Landscape Architects are fine-tuning design concepts and details for neighbourhood approval. They anticipate construction taking place in two phases. Phase one will commence in 2015 and will focus on the upper plateau of the park including the the playground and tennis court area. Phase two will commence in 2016 andn will focus on the rest of the park.
Did you know it's Rail Safety Week? Seems we are finally getting some real traction on this issue. Read the article in the Globe and Mail “Transport Minister Marc Garneau to outline rail safety HERE.Read More
The problem may not be in the nature of the crude, or the nature of the cars, but rather in the ongoing war over pipelines...whether we like it or not, human error is what most often leads to accidents, something evermore regulation will be hard pressed to completely eliminate.Read More
On June 25, 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport launched a statutory Review of the Canada Transportation Act. The Deadline for submissions was December 30,2014. Read more, to see the submission of Safe Rail Communities for consideration of the CTA Review Panel and become better informed about the safety issues affecting the rail line that runs through our community.
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