Province to announce high speed rail plan today
The CBC is reporting the Wynne government will announce a plan today to bring high speed rail service to the province.
The news agency says the government will begin preliminary work on a 350 km link between Toronto and Windsor.
The Premier is expected to make the announcement twice this morning, first in London then in Kitchener.
Officials tell the CBC, the project will use existing track and new rail lines.
It is expected to include stops in Guelph, Kitchener, London and Chatham and connect to Pearson Airport.
The CHL Import draft is underway and with the 13th overall pick the IceDogs have selected Swedish D-Man Timothy Liljegren. Liljegren stands 6'1" tall, weighing in at 191lbs and was Toronto's first round selection, 17th overall at last weekend's NHL entry draft.
The IceDogs pre-season schedule has been announced with four exhibition games beginning September 1st, featuring home games in both Thorold and Beamsville. Barrie and Kitchener will provide the opposition in preparation for the 2017-2018 regular season.
A second member of the IceDogs sees his NHL dream become a reality as Ben Jones is drafted by the Vegas Golden Knights. Jones was chosen in the 7th round, 189th overall by the expansion Golden Knights in the NHL entry draft.