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Recent News on High Speed Rail in Ontario

3 Recent News Articles on High Speed Rail in Ontario

Commit to 2-Way, All-day GO and High Speed Rail, Kitchener Council Tells Political Leaders - This news article comes from the CBC, May 8th, 2018.'If we don't push for it, then these sorts of things definitely will not happen,' Coun. Davey says.

Two-way, all-day GO train service and high-speed rail are needed to ensure Waterloo region can continue to grow its tech sector — that was the message from Kitchener council on Monday.

Council voted unanimously to send a letter to the leaders of all political parties at the federal and provincial level, asking them to commit to two-way, all-day GO trains by 2024 and high-speed rail through the region by 2025.

Make High-Speed Rail and All-Day GO Rail an Election Issue - This opinion column is from The Record newspaper written by the City of Kitchener Mayor Barry Vrbanovic May 7th, 2018.
Citizens, students and businesses across Waterloo Region are clear about the need for fast, frequent rail service to Toronto. This is not a partisan issue, but rather a community issue.

As Ontario prepares to go to the polls, we should demand that any political party or candidate looking to represent us support improved transportation as a key part of their platform.

Mayor Concerned High Speed Rail Will Never Come to Windsor - This article is from the Windsor Star May 8th, 2018 - Mayor Drew Dilkens raised the alarm Monday that high-speed rail for Windsor has been essentially scrubbed from the province’s plans.

“I want this on the public record that this is the document that says this will never happen,” he said near the conclusion of Monday’s city council meeting, referring to a document from the provincial group conducting the environmental assessment for high-speed rail.