Canadian National Railway

CN, CP Rail Both Cut Jobs

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Canada's two largest railways are reporting job cuts of up to 900 people as falling shipments of oil, grain and coal take a toll on their in...

Via Rail Service To Toronto Suspended After CN Train Derailment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2015 | Canada

A CN Railway spokesman said no injuries have been reported and no dangerous goods were involved in the derailment.

Raitt Wants To Grill CN Over Multiple Derailments

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Transport Minister Lisa Raitt says the government is concerned about the recent spate of oil-by-rail train derailments in northern Ontario an...

Talks Resume After CN Threat To Lock Out Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Talks continue today between Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) and the union representing nearly 5,000 employees under the company's threat...

CN Talks With Union Break Down Over 5-Cent Contribution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway plans to unilaterally modify some terms of its collective agreement with Unifor after talks with the union broke ...

CN, CP Rail Slapped With Fines For Not Carrying Enough Grain

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's two largest railways have been fined a total of $150,000 for failing to transport the minimum required grain volumes last year, Tr...

CN To Be Fined For Not Moving Enough Grain

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) will be fined for failing to comply with an order that it move a minimum amount of grain each week, a s...

Wisconsin Town Evacuated After CN Rail Crash

CP | The Canadian Press, The Associated Press | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada Business

SLINGER, Wis. - Dozens of residents have returned to their homes in a small Wisconsin community after a CN Rail freight train derailed and collided wi...

Weekend Strike Averted!

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - CN Rail and the Teamsters union have reached a tentative contract agreement, averting a potential strike by 3,000 workers that could have c...

Fuel Oil Leaking As CN Train Derails In Mississippi

CP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Business

JACKSON, Miss. — About 50 residents in a southeast Mississippi town have been evacuated after 18 cars of an 85-car train derailed, spilling chemical...

Is CN Cooking Its Books?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A whistleblower lawsuit in the United States is accusing CN Rail of fudging its numbers to increase executive bonuses and to make it appear to be Nort...

CN Choo-Choo-Chooses New CEO; Shares Surge

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Shares in CN hit a new all-time high Tuesday as the Montreal-based railway announced the appointment of veteran employee Jim Vena to chief ...

Bill Gates Now A Major Owner Of This Canadian Company

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER -- Bill Gates has increased his overall stake in Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR) to 12 per cent. Cascade Investment LLC, a compa...

Get Over it! A Pipeline to Prince Rupert Is Bust

Robin Rowland | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

So why do people insist, despite the evidence, that the Northern Gateway go to Prince Rupert? It's no longer a pipeline; it's emotion and ideology. Ideology in that opposition to the Northern Gateway is seen by conservatives as heretical opposition to free enterprise itself. Emotion among those who see promoting the oil patch as an issue of "Alberta pride" and even Canadian patriotism. For the promoters of the pipeline to Prince Rupert, ignoring the science of geology and the study of geography across all of northwestern B.C. is no different than repeatedly knocking your head against the Paleozoic metamorphic greenstone of the mountain cliffs along the Skeena. It only gives you a headache.

Higher Revenues, Improved Traffic Keep CN On Track In Q2

CP | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR) reported higher net profits Monday as the country's largest freight hauler cas...