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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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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 Quebec town's citizens were not protected from unsafe transportation conditions which remain in place today. They deserve justice.
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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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Bruce Campbell | Prosecutors laid criminal charges against three front-line employees of Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway. But, where does responsibility actually fall for the regulatory lapse at Lac-Mégantic?
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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.
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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.
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H.G. Watson | Rail workers reached a tentative collective agreement with CN today. The workers would have been in a legal strike position on Saturday.
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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.
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Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index reviews the year that was in 2013, marking significant moments over the last 12 months for income inequality, indigenous rights and youth in Canada.
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Roger Annis | Residents of the central Calgary neighbourhood of Inglewood staged a protest action against CP Rail over its transport of dangerous chemicals through the city.
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Roger Annis | The corporate interests responsible for the oil train disaster in Quebec are back on the prowl.
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William Brehl | Transport Canada's emergency safety directive issued following the Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy is welcome but more can be done.