rail safety

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.
Mar 21, 2014
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Rail workers reject second tentative agreement

H.G. Watson
Teamsters Canada Rail workers have rejected a second tentative labour agreement Thursday, prompting CN Rail officials to propose that the two parties go to binding arbitration to reach an agreement.
Jan 21, 2014

'Rail versus pipeline' is the wrong question

David Suzuki
We shouldn't be debating whether it's better to transport fossil fuels by rail or pipeline; we should be asking how to reduce the need for both by cutting back on oil, gas and coal.
Mar 8, 2012

Canadian rail safety at risk

Meg Borthwick
Concrete measures are needed to improve rail safety in Canada, say the NDP, and the government's unwillingness to comply with safety recommendations continues to put Canadians at risk.
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