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Efforts to Rebuild and Restore Searchmont Historical Station

(Photo from Searchmont Historical Society) This week, I wanted to do something a little different to showcase some of the different ways that the Bear...

A Festive Journey: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Stops in Dubreuilville

Photo credit from CP Rail. Join representatives from the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) and Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN) on November 30th at...

A Student’s Struggle in the North

(Photo credit from Brendan Sutherland) The following is a direct story as told by Brendan Sutherland, Hearst native and current student in Sault Ste Marie,...

When Art History Takes to the Rails

(Photo credit from Group of Seven) This article was written in conjunction with the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Train (CAPT)’s Linda Savory-Gordon, who has been...

The Heartbreaking – and Uplifting – History of Passenger Rail in the North

(Photo credit from CAPT) In 1914, just over 100 years ago, passenger train service was completed from Sault Ste. Marie to Hearst for the very...

Local Hotelier Speaks up About his Struggle

(Photo credit from Dean Anderson at Catalina Motel) I asked local hotelier, Dean Anderson, of the Catalina Motel, to share with us the impacts that...

The Importance of Geographic and Financial Accessibility

(Photo from MENAE Entrepreneur) As discussed in my previous article on accessibility, there are a number of elements that come into play when defining something...

An Intern’s Experience at the Gathering in Missanabie

(Photo taken at Island View Camp) August 12th to 17th, I had both the pleasure and honour of taking part in, and helping out with,...

The Significance of Rail Service for Complete Accessibility

The most obvious argument for renewed rail service in the North is the issue of literal physical accessibility. Rail service is unique in being...

Top 5 Benefits of Renewed Rail Service to the Algoma Economy

(Photo credit: Algoma Country - Check them out here!) There is no question that rail service promotes and fosters economic development along rail corridors. Up...