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Blog
Apr 28, 2014

Harper's dangerous petro-politicking with rail safety

Michael Butler
There was more smoke and mirrors on Canada's rail tracks when the Harper government finally announced their long-awaited changes to rail safety 292 days after the preventable Lac-Mégantic disaster.
News
Oct 23, 2013
photo: wikimedia commons

Lac-Mégantic: Where Does the Buck Stop?

Bruce Campbell
Was the Lac-Mégantic 'accident' an improbable sequence of events or the result of a flawed regulatory regime that allows companies to largely regulate themselves? A new study suggests the latter.
Blog
Sep 18, 2013
Photo: Carol Von Canon/flickr

Pipeline vs. rail: A red herring

Bertrand Schepper
Ever since the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, there's a question which constantly comes up with regards to oil transportation. Are we better off transporting oil by rail or using pipelines?
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