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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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Thomas Blampied | The increase in crude oil transportation by rail has seen an increase in spectacular derailments. Find out why.
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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.
Podcast
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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Hennessy's Index | The number of carloads of oil transported by rail in 2013 totalled 160,000. That's set to triple to 510,000 carloads a day by 2016. Where are the regulations for shipping oil by train safely?
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Miriam Katawazi | Activists in Manitoba celebrate as Omnitrax shelves crude oil shipping plans through the Port of Churchill.
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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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Roger Annis | An out-of-control surge of oil train traffic in North America is a threat to communities and the planet.
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Roger Annis | Crude oil tranport by rail is undergoing massive expansion in North America as pipeline projects are stalled and few regulations limit rail.
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Michael Butler | Why is it so difficult to find any real information and data on rail safety as crude-by-rail transport becomes more and more common?