Canada Trains

Canada's Car Culture Isn't as Bad as the Danish Tourists Think

Mark D. McGuire | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Impact
Mark D. McGuire

This week, two European tourists complained about the Canadian car culture after a brief stint in the 10 million square kilometer nation of over 35-million people. The British and Danish complainers now reside in Aarhus, Denmark. While I support criticizing a country, it is also good to have the facts in order. To that end, here are some stats Chabowski should have taken into account before making rush judgments on Canadian society.

1,843 Unreported Derailments

CBC | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Business

A continuing CBC News investigation into rail safety has found that Canada’s largest freight carrier CN Rail did not report to authorities more th...

5 Tips For Travelling By Train in Europe

AmongMen.com | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Travel
AmongMen.com

When you have just a week or even fewer days to vacation in Europe, one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to travel the continent is by train. On a recent five-night trip in Europe, we were whisked from Madrid to Barcelona, Nimes and Paris over the course of five nights and learned a few things about train travel. Here's how to make your trip go smoothly.

Great Public Transit Makes for a Great City

David Suzuki | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

When it comes to urban sustainability, cities in the U.S. and Canada are employing innovative programs and policies to improve the health and well-being of residents and their local environments. But (with some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary) no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.

The Secret and Steamy Story of Canada's Pacific Railways

Alastair Sweeny | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada
Alastair Sweeny

At first glance, the Canadian Pacific Railway contract fiasco of the early 1870s is the granddaddy of all Canadian scandals. But only the tip of the iceberg has been recounted ad nauseam by historians. The real story is far more gripping, and is actually one of the more fascinating events in Canadian business and political history.

Cool Train Rides You Have To Try

The Huffington Post Canada | Rod Charles | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Travel

When we think of great train rides we often think of Europe. And it’s true – you simply can’t visit places like London, Germany or Switzerland w...