MOOSE in the Media / dans les Medias

EN - July 2017 - Ottawa Citizen - Ambitious regional railway plan attracts investor attention

EN - July 2017 - Article re-posted by Ottawa SUN - Ambitious regional railway plan attracts investor attention

EN - July 2017 - International Railway Journal - Private investors plan metro-Ottawa passenger rail

EN - July 2017 - Metro News Ottawa - Study underway to examine feasibility of privately owned transit network

EN - July 2017 - The Global & Mail - Forget nationality: It's what foreign investors do in Canada that matters.

EN - July 2017 - The Global & Mail - China-focused firm invests in Ottawa-area commuter rail plan - Scanned version

Joint Companies Announcement: LeMine-Consortia N.A. and MOOSE Consortium Inc.
TORONTO, CANADA. 1 JULY 2017 — LeMine Investment Group and Consortia N.A. Ltd. (LeMine-Consortia N.A.) and MOOSE Consortium Inc. exchanged letters of intent today, the 1st of July 2017, on Canada's 150th Anniversary, to create a fully private-sector 400 km metropolitan-scale passenger rail service for Canada's Greater National Capital Region.
Announcement in English

TORONTO, Canada, le 1er juillet 2017 — LeMine Investment Group et Consortia N.A. Ltd. (LeMine - Consortia N.A.) et le Consortium MOOSE inc. ont échangé des lettres d'intention aujourd'hui, en ce 1er juillet 2017, à l'occasion du 150e anniversaire du Canada, en vue de créer un service ferroviaire de passagers entièrement privé de 400 km qui desservirait la grande région de la capitale nationale du Canada.
Annonce en Français

EN - June 2017 - CBC - City's top lawyer says ripping up some tracks doesn't mean they are discontinuing line

EN - June 2017 - The Bulldog Ottawa - City Makes Grim Rail Mistake

EN - June 2017 - Canadian Design & Construction report - Ottawa outlines timeline/process for restoring rail link across the city-owned interprovincial Prince of Wales Bridge

EN - June 2017 - Ottawa Construction News - CTA tells city to explain why it has dismantled Prince of Wales bridge link

FR - June 2017 - Le Droit - Trudeau confirme 1,09 milliard $ et ouvre la porte vers Gatineau

EN - June 2017 - The Low Down - Moose initiates legal action against removal of rails. (PDF file)

EN - June 2017 - West Quebec Post - Moose Consortium lodges complaint with competition bureau... (PDF file)

EN - June 2017 - CBC - City questioned over rail line removal for LRT work
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/rail-line-breach-of-duty-city-ottawa-1.4151285

EN - June 2017 - CTV News - Construction near Prince of Wales Bridge lands City in hot water with rail authority
http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/construction-near-prince-of-wales-bridge-lands-city-in-hot-water-with-rail-authority-1.3448729

FR - Juin 2017 - Radio Canada - La Ville d'Ottawa devra s'expliquer devant l'Office des transports du Canada
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1038593/ottawa-office-des-transports-du-canada

EN - June 2017 - Ottawa Citizen - Transportation agency demands explanation on removal of rail near Prince of Wales Bridge: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/

EN - June 2017 - CTV News - Construction near Prince of Wales Bridge lands City in hot water with rail authority: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/

EN - June 2017 - CBC - City called out for ripping up rail line near Bayview Station: http://www.cbc.ca/

EN - June 2017 - Ottawa Life - Canada’s Earliest and Most Recent Railway Scandals: http://www.ottawalife.com/

EN - May 2017 - Ottawa Life - Get to Know Gatineau: http://www.ottawalife.com/

FR - Mai 2017 - Ottawa Life - Découvrer Gatineau: Lire le reportage

EN - June 2016 - Green Party of Ontario - Support for Passenger Rail in National Capital Region Read the press release

EN - March 2016 - Ottawa Life - Set The Moose Free: http://www.ottawalife.com/

EN - February 2017 - Ottawa Construction News MOOSE prepares legal challenges if CTA fails to respond to complaint about railway dismantling: http://ottawaconstructionnews.com/

EN -February 2017 - Ottawa Life The Building Blocks of a Capital: http://www.ottawalife.com

EN - November 2016 - Ottawa Life - The Building Blocks of a Capital: http://www.ottawalife.com/

EN - Septembre 2016 - Ottawa Construction News - Private/public infrastructure conflict: MOOSE appeals to CTA for Prince of Wales bridge track access: http://ottawaconstructionnews.com/

EN - Septembre 2016 - Ottawa Life, Autumn Edition - Download the PDF version here. Online version - Check cover, page 22 and 42-43: https://issuu.com/ottawalifers/docs/fall2016_final_web

FR - 28 août 2016 - Le Droit - Perçu au départ par plusieurs comme un rêveur un peu fou, Joseph Potvin continue d'avancer lentement vers son objectif de mettre en place un service ferroviaire privé de 400 km reliant les secteurs ruraux de la grande région d'Ottawa-Gatineau au coeur de la capitale fédérale. http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/actualites-regionales/201608/24/01-5013733-un-projet-de-train-prive-pour-relier-le-rural-et-lurbain.php

FR - 24 août 2016 - Le Droit - Le député fédéral de Hull-Aylmer, Greg Fergus, ne cache pas son parti pris pour le transport en commun sur rail. En ce sens, il dit voir d'un «bon oeil» et «favorablement» le projet MOOSE. http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/actualites-regionales/201608/24/01-5013741-le-depute-fergus-voit-moose-dun-bon-oeil.php

EN - August, 9th 2016 - TVO - Can a private company profit from commuter rail service in the Ottawa-Gatineau region? http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/the-next-ontario/can-a-private-company-profit-from-commuter-rail-service-in-the-ottawa-gatineau-region

EN - August 2016 - Ottawa Construction News - MOOSE: Ambitious initiative would create privately owned 35 to 50 station metropolitan passenger rail system serving eastern Ontario and western Quebec - http://ontarioconstructionreport.com/PageFlips/2016/ocnaug2016/ - (PDF version here)

EN - July, 26th 2016 - Ottawa Metro News -  Full steam ahead for privately owned commuter rail in Ottawa - http://www.metronews.ca/news/ottawa/2016/07/26/full-steam-ahead-for-privately-owned-passenger-railway.html

EN - July, 20th 2016 - Ottawa Business Journal - Full steam ahead for privately owned passenger railway - http://www.obj.ca/Local/2016-07-20/article-4593170/Full-steam-ahead-for-privately-owned-passenger-railway/1

EN - July, 12th 2016 - Inside Ottawa Valley - Moose commuter train in Smiths Falls threatened by track issues in Ottawa - http://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/6763308-moose-commuter-train-in-smiths-falls-threatened-by-track-issues-in-ottawa/

EN - July, 7th 2016 - Ottawa Start -  Private consortium applies to feds to build 400km passenger rail service - http://ottawastart.com/private-consortium-applies-to-feds-to-build-400km-passenger-rail-service/

EN - July, 4th 2016 - Railway technology - Moose consortium seeks CTA authorisation for rail service development - http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmoose-consortium-seeks-cta-authorisation-rail-service-development-4940107

EN - October, 16th 2015 - Inside Ottawa Valley - Agreement formally signed to launch Moose commuter train consortium -  http://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/5964418-agreement-formally-signed-to-launch-moose-commuter-train-consortium/

FR - 10 février 2015 - Le Droit - Une entreprise d'Ottawa croit avoir en main le projet qui permettra d'arrimer les réseaux de transport en commun de Gatineau et d'Ottawa - http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/ville-de-gatineau/201502/09/01-4842766-un-projet-de-train-prive.php

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