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The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremoni...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremonial final spike driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) at Craigellachie, British Columbia at 9:22 am on November 7, 1885. It was driven in by CPR railroad financier Donald Smith, marking the end of a saga of natural disasters, financial crises, and even rebellion that plagued Canada's first transcontinental railroad from its beginning.
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Revelstoke museum celebrates national railway day

Revelstoke Review - 08 Nov 2018
To celebrate national railway day the railway museum hosted a book launch yesterday. It's 133 years since the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) at Craigellachie, 43 km west of Revelstoke in 1885. From then on, Canada was ...
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Keeping history alive

Pique Newsmagazine - 08 Nov 2018
Granted, France's history is pretty exciting, but Canada has had its moments too—the Red River Resistance, the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, an invasion by the United States, the gold rushes, the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway, our ...
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On this day: November 7

Metro Newspaper UK - 07 Nov 2018
1885: A golden spike was driven into the track at Craigellachie in British Columbia to complete the Canadian Pacific Railway after four-and-a-half years' work. 1917: The Bolshevik Revolution, led by Lenin, overthrew prime minister Alexander Kerensky's ...
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It happened today - this day in history - November 7

Yellow Advertiser - 07 Nov 2018
1885: A golden spike was driven into the track at Craigellachie in British Columbia to complete the Canadian Pacific Railway after four-and-a-half years' work. 1917: The Bolshevik Revolution, led by Lenin, overthrew prime minister Alexander Kerensky's ...
last spike (canadian pacific railway)

Photos: Today in History: Nov. 10

PostBulletin.com - 10 Nov 2018
Arthur Curtiss James drives the golden spike at ceremonies at Bieber, California on Nov. 10, 1931, which marked the completion ...
last spike (canadian pacific railway)

Top Stocks for November – Part 2

The Motley Fool Canada - 02 Nov 2018
This human resource problem is actually a tailwind for Canada's second largest freight company, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP). The Q3 filing states that revenue has never been higher. Also in October, CP announced plans to buy ...
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Spike strip halts police chase

Castanet.net - 07 Nov 2018
The study will also try to answer long-terms questions this winter — primarily if the creek should be moved back into its original bed where it flowed before last spring's flooding, and more importantly, who is responsible. ...
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Union Pacific 3Q profit up 33 pct and rail still improving

The Seattle Times - 25 Oct 2018
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific delivered a 33 percent improvement in its third-quarter profit, and executives discussed more details of their plan to cut costs at the railroad. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday it earned $1.59 billion ...
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Investors outlook 2019: What to watch out for in the year of fear

The Globe and Mail - 24 Oct 2018
4) Interest rates spike. The Bank of Canada is slowly but surely raising rates. But they could move higher and faster than anticipated. “The pendulum doesn't go from one extreme and back to some middle ground,” says Hap Sneddon, founder and chief ...
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When will trans-Pacific space and spot rate pressure ease?

JOC.com - 08 Nov 2018
To avoid the tariffs on many goods that will increase from 10 to 25 percent, shipments from mainland China need to be loaded by mid-December at the latest for West Coast routing and by late November if they are bound for the East Coast. Some are ...
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Another spike in Sir John A. Macdonald

Toronto Star - 29 Aug 2018
Beware the dominoes of toppling statues, Aug. 28. This article refers to Sir John A. Macdonald as “the prime minister who drove the last spike on the old Canadian Pacific Railway that bound British Columbia to the rest of the country.” Sir John A ...
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Cowen on CP: “No skepticism in a post-Hunter world”

RailwayAge Magazine - 09 Oct 2018
“We have no skepticism in Canadian Pacific's post-Hunter world, said Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl in comments on Canadian Pacific's Oct. 4 investor day and 3Q2018 preliminary results ...
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Editorial: End of an era

Manitoba Co-operator - 11 May 2018
Nothing represented that more than the trading of grain-based derivatives, an important economic activity in the downtown core for over 130 years. In 1887, just two years after the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven and the Riel ...

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