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This database contains all public Decisions, Determinations, Orders and certain interim Decisions made by the Canadian Transportation Agency since 1988. Some decisions are confidential and are not published.
Showing 51-59 of 59 decisions.
DETERMINATION by the Canadian Transportation Agency on whether Tshiuetin Rail Transportation Inc. has issued a tariff pursuant to section 118 of the CTA.
SUMMARY  On April 24, 2018, Tata Steel Minerals Canada Limited (TSMC) requested that the Agency, pursuant to sections 26 and 118 of the CTA, order TRT to issue a tariff in respect of the movement of TSMC’s iron ore by rail.  On May 8, 2018, TRT issued a document which it contends constitutes...
R-2018-184 | Determination | 2018-08-09
Canadian National Railway Company, on behalf of The Toronto Terminals Railway Company Limited - variance of Certificate of fitness
CN applied, on behalf of TTR, to the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) to vary Certificate of Fitness No. 99002-2 to permit TTR to conduct switching operations for CN and for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) in the Vancouver area, in the province of British Columbia, as set out below...
R-2018-175 | Determination | 2018-07-31
CN and CP - Effective date for certain amendments to CTA, affecting the calculation of the maximum revenue entitlements.
SUMMARY  On May 23, 2018, Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, received Royal Assent. The Bill included amendments to the CTA provisions prescribing the manner in which the Agency must determine CN’s and CP’s revenues as part of the maximum revenue entitlement (MRE) program.  For...
R-2018-164 | Determination | 2018-07-23
BACKGROUND  In Determination No. R-2018-23 (Determination), the Agency made the following order: ORDER  The Agency orders the City to either: Take the steps necessary to restore the ORL, including the POW Bridge, to a point where it could be made operable within 12 months of an Agency...
R-2018-84 | Determination | 2018-04-26
Canadian National Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company - Determination of the 2018-2019 Volume-Related Composite Price Index required for the Maximum Revenue Entitlement program
SUMMARY  The Agency has determined the VRCPI for the 2018–2019 crop year to be 1.4197, an increase of 2.8 percent from the 2017–2018 crop year.  The Agency will use the VRCPI of 1.4197 in determining the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP)...
R-2018-80 | Determination | 2018-04-25
City of Ottawa - Determination as to whether the City of Ottawa has contravened Part III, Division V of the CTA by effectively discontinuing the operation of a portion of its Ottawa River Line without complying with the mandatory discontinuance process.
SUMMARY  This Determination addresses the issue of whether the City has effectively discontinued the operation of a portion of its ORL without complying with the mandatory discontinuance process set out in Part III, Division V of the CTA.  For the reasons set out below, the Agency finds that...
R-2018-23 | Determination | 2018-02-16
Canadian National Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company - Determination of the Maximum Revenue Entitlement and revenue for the movement of western grain by prescribed railway companies for crop year 2016-2017
SUMMARY  The Agency has determined the Canadian National Railway Company’s (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s (CP) MRE and revenue for the 2016-2017 crop year as set out in Table 1. CN’s and CP’s revenues were above their MRE and, as such, they are required to pay out the excess...
R-2017-210 | Determination | 2017-12-21
DETERMINATION by the Canadian Transportation Agency of the methodology to be used by federally-regulated railway companies to determine the working capital amounts and capital structure for regulatory purposes.
SUMMARY  In accordance with its findings on the issues involved in determining the capital structure for regulated railway companies as described in this Determination, the Agency defines the Balance Sheet Method for determining the capital structure of regulated railway companies.  All...
R-2017-198 | Determination | 2017-12-05
Canadian National Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company - 2017-2018 Volume-Related Composite Price Index
SUMMARY  The Agency has determined the VRCPI for the 2017-2018 crop year to be 1.3817, an increase of 4.1 percent from the 2016-2017 crop year.  The Agency will use the VRCPI of 1.3817 in determining the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP...
R-2017-37 | Determination | 2017-04-28