Browse decisions and determinations
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 1-10 of 17 decisions.
Corporation of the District of West Vancouver v. Canadian National Railway Company - Application regarding the Centennial Seawalk, located on the right of way of CN in West Vancouver, British Columbia.
SUMMARY  On March 1, 2017, West Vancouver filed an application with the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) against CN, concerning the Seawalk located along the north shore of the Burrard Inlet, in West Vancouver, British Columbia.  West Vancouver requests that the Agency order the...
LET-R-88-2017 | Letter Decision | 2017-12-28
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
Univar Canada Ltd. against the Canadian Pacific Railway Company - Level of service complaint, request for expenses and award of legal costs.
SUMMARY  On February 28, 2017, the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) issued Decision No. CONF-4-2017 (Decision). In the Decision, the Agency found that CP breached its level of service obligations to provide direct rail service to Univar except for the periods of July 10, 2014 until July...
CONF-17-2017 | Letter Decision | 2017-12-20
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
Rogers Communications Canada Inc. against Orangeville Brampton Railway Development Corporation and Cando Contracting Inc. - Authorization for construction and maintenance of a road crossing
SUMMARY  On April 7, 2017, Rogers filed an application with the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) for authority to construct and maintain a new utility crossing and to maintain two existing utility crossings under the right of way and track of the Orangeville Brampton Railway (OBR) owned...
101-R-2017 | Decision | 2017-11-14
Mobility Ottawa-Outaouais: Systems & Enterprises - review, rescind or vary the orders pertaining to the discontinuance of the Maniwaki Subdivision between mileages 0.0 and 20.3
SUMMARY  On July 31, 2017, MOOSE filed an application requesting that the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency), pursuant to section 32 of the CTA, review, rescind or vary the orders pertaining to the discontinuance of the Maniwaki Subdivision between mileages 0.0 and 20.3. In addition, MOOSE...
95-R-2017 | Decision | 2017-10-13
SUMMARY Staff of the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) received information on July 25, 2016 and August 15, 2016 from Moose Consortium Inc. (Moose) indicating that the City of Ottawa (City) had dismantled a section of the Ottawa River Line (ORL) approximately between mileage 0.62 and mileage...
LET-R-27-2017 | Letter Decision | 2017-06-07
Robert Scott, on behalf of himself and others, against the Canadian National Railway Company - noise and vibration complaint
SUMMARY  Robert Scott and residents of the Mission Gardens neighbourhood in Winnipeg, Manitoba (applicants) filed an application with the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) against CN concerning noise and vibration arising from CN’s operations on the Redditt Subdivision, west of the...
LET-R-21-2017 | Letter Decision | 2017-05-29
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
Canadian National Railway Company - 2017-2018 Crop Year Cost of Capital Rate for the Transportation of Western Grain
In accordance with subsection 151(1) of the Canada Transportation Act (CTA), the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) is required to determine the maximum revenue entitlement for the movement of grain in a crop year. One component of this formula is the calculation of the composite price index,...
LET-R-16-2017 | Letter Decision | 2017-04-26