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Thunder Bay — Atikokan: Italians may hold the key in a close 2-way vote

The provincial electoral district of Thunder Bay – Atikokan (TBA) is situated just west of Thunder Bay – Superior North along the north shore of Lake Superior. Located about 1,600km northwest of the capital, by car it would take about 18 hours (nonstop) to reach Ottawa.

The district covers an area of 25,600 square km (about the same size as Sicily). It encompasses the town of Atikokan and the south side of the City of Thunder Bay. The oddly shaped riding dips south to the Canada/US boundary. (more…)

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Thunder Bay — Superior North: A Liberal stronghold in the North

TORONTO – Staying in Northern Ontario, the next provincial electoral district our series covers is that of Thunder Bay – Superior North (TBSN). The constituency is situated in Northwestern Ontario along the north shore of Lake Superior. It is located approximately 1,300km northwest of Toronto, a mere 15-hour drive – non stop.


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TTC vai renumerar as rotas de autocarro 5 Avenue e 6 Bay para se preparar para as futuras linhas de transporte rápido

A partir deste domingo (20 de junho), a TTC vai numerar de novo duas rotas de autocarros, em antecipação à entrada em serviço das futuras linhas de transporte rápido, informa a empresa de transportes públicos de Toronto em comunicado à imprensa. A rota 5 Avenue Rd passa a ser conhecida como 13 Avenue Rd e a rota 6 Bay passa a 19 Bay. Estas mudanças estão a ser feitas em antecipação ao início do serviço da Linha 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) em 2022 e da Linha 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) em 2023. (more…)

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TTC to renumber 5 Avenue and 6 Bay bus routes to prepare for future rapid transit lines

As of this Sunday (June 20), the TTC is renumbering two bus routes in advance of future rapid transit lines entering service, informs the Toronto Transit Commission in a press release. The 5 Avenue Rd route will become 13 Avenue Rd and the 6 Bay route will become 19 Bay. These changes are being made in anticipation of Line 5 Eglinton (Eglinton Crosstown LRT) beginning service in 2022 and Line 6 Finch West (Finch West LRT) in 2023 (in the pic above, Keelesdale Station: photo credit LA). (more…)

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Toronto to purchase dozens of new streetcars from Thunder Bay Alstom plant

A streetcar running on Dundas Street West in Toronto. Photo: Luís Aparício

Toronto will receive $360 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments to move forward with the purchase of dozens of new streetcars. The city had already approved the purchase of 13 new streetcars from the Alstom plant in Thunder Bay in October, but now it will be able to move ahead with the option to purchase another 47, with delivery of the vehicles starting in 2023. (more…)

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Toronto vai comprar dezenas de novos elétricos da fábrica da Alstom em Thunder Bay

Um elétrico a circular na Dundas Street West, em Toronto. Foto: Luís Aparício

Toronto vai receber um financiamento de 360 milhões de dólares da parte dos governos federal e provincial para avançar com a compra de dezenas de novos elétricos. A cidade já havia aprovado a compra de 13 novos elétricos da fábrica da Alstom em Thunder Bay, em outubro, mas agora poderá avançar com a opção de compra de mais 47, com entrega dos veículos a partir de 2023. (more…)

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