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Picture taken from a Sûreté du Québec helicopter of Lac-Mégantic, the day of the derailment, July 6, 2013. Photo: Sûreté du Québec/Wikimedia Commons
Bruce Campbell | The feds do not favour the request. Why? The reasons extend to Transport Canada decisions.
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The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster. Photo: Transportation Safety Board
Bruce Campbell | Only those at the bottom of the responsibility pyramid have been blamed for a catastrophe that killed 47 people
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Roger Annis | "No to death trains!" and "Bye bye Harper!" were among the slogans chanted at October 11 march in Lac-Mégantic demanding rail safety.
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Roger Annis | A settlement of $200 million has been reached, but some of the largest companies involved in the disaster are not contributing.
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Roger Annis | A new, extensive documentary report on the vast expansion of oil by rail in North America has been produced by a journalist team from the Weather Channel and InsideClimate News.
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Roger Annis | John Tory says trains carrying oil and other dangerous cargos should not be running through Toronto neighbourhoods. But he's an unlikely candidate to wage the necessary fight against Big Rail.
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Redeye Collective | Bruce Campbell says that railway companies fundamentally re-wrote the rule book on operating rules in 2008, changes which were then approved by Transport Canada over the objections of the union.
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Humberto DaSilva | The Transport Safety Board report on Lac-Mégantic says that letting the railroad write its own rules was a problem. So why is Transport Canada letting Canadian airlines do the same thing?
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Roger Annis | Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt says not to worry, railway and oil train safety is in hand. But the Transportation Safety Board says railways are "unchecked."
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Bruce Campbell | Ten areas of regulatory failure relevant to the actions Montreal Maine and Atlantic -- whose train derailed and exploded causing 47 deaths and untold suffering for the citizens of Lac-Mégantic.
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rabble staff | The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa is fast approaching! With just a week left until the Forum, here's a sneak peek at some of the amazing events coming up that we're involved in.
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Roger Annis | An out-of-control surge of oil train traffic in North America is a threat to communities and the planet.