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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
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An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and the Railway Safety Act, to enact the VIA Rail Canada Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Short Title
Transportation Amendment Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2005-03-24)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Is there a fast train comin'?: Bombardier's new engine could rival air travel in populous corridors. Macklem, Katherine. Maclean's, 116:24-5, Feb. 24, 2003
  • Montréal - New York à fond de train!. Nadeau, Jean-Benoît. L'Actualité, 28:46, 48-9, 1er mars 2003
  • Pricing access to rail infrastructure in Canada. Carlson, L. and J. Nolan. Canadian journal of administrative sciences, 22:45-68, Mar. 2005
  • Rail redux: with new cars, renovated stations and a powerful friend in Ottawa, a resurgent VIA is rolling again. Geddes, John. Maclean's, 115:20-1, Aug. 26, 2002
  • The regulation of Canada's commercial air industry. Davis, Terry R. Law now, 26:31-2, Aug./Sept. 2001
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Acts and Regulations, Transport Canada
  • Via Rail Canada
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