Cn Rail

CN CEO Takes Leave Over Pre-Cancerous Tumour

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway's chief executive is taking a three-month medical leave to battle a rare type of precancerous tumour in his l...

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...

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...

CN Rail Says Train Carrying Crude Oil Derailed In Northern Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Business

GOGAMA, Ont. - CN Rail says a train carrying crude oil derailed early today in northern Ontario and there is a fire at the site.It's the third CN dera...

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 Rail Faces Strike Vote

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Unifor says it will hold a strike vote among its 4,800 members at CN Rail.Unifor has been negotiating for months with Canadian National (TS...

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 ...

Disputed Land Claims The Greatest Deterrent To B.C. Mine Investment

Ravina Bains | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ravina Bains

If the government is serious about stimulating investor confidence in the mining sector, they need to address the land certainty question.

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...

Lac-Megantic Carrier, CN, CP Failed To File Accident Reports: TSB

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The country's two largest railways and the railroad involved in the deadly Lac-Megantic disaster have failed to file mandatory accident infor...

Freight Rail Is Booming, And Drivers Are Falling Asleep On The Job

CBC | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada Business

Train operators in Canada’s burgeoning freight rail industry report falling asleep at the controls and coming to work exhausted at an alarmingly hig...

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...

Passengers Brace For More Disruptions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Business

BROCKVILLE, Ont. - Via Rail says service is resuming between Toronto and Montreal, but trains won't be running on the Toronto-Ottawa route until Satur...

Via Rail Service Blocked By Derailment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada

BROCKVILLE, Ont. - Via Rail says it expects disruptions on the Toronto-to-Montreal and Toronto-to-Ottawa routes to continue well into Friday morning a...

CN CEO: Dangerous Goods Shipments Just A Part Of Life

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - The president of Canadian National Railway says dangerous goods are an integral part of life and are being moved safely.Claude Mongeau made...

CN Warns Of Rail Network Breakdown

The Globe and Mail | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Business

The head of Canadian National Railway Co. is warning that the country’s grain terminals, elevators and ports cannot cope with the number of rail car...

CN Rail, Union To Give It One Last Shot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - CN Rail (TSX:CNR) and its yard workers and train crews are going to try one last time to negotiate a new contract after already failing twi...

CN Rail Workers Kibosh Tentative Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Three-thousand workers at CN Rail (TSX:CNR) have rejected a second tentative contract, prompting the company to suggest the talks go to bin...

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...

Railway Companies Tried To Cut Inspections Before Lac-Megantic

CBC | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s major freight rail carriers attempted to reduce safety inspections on rail cars carrying dangerous goods exactly a month before the Lac-Mé...

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...

Via Rail May Stop Serving An Entire Region Of The Country

CBC | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Business

Via Rail says it could cancel passenger service from Quebec to the Maritimes if CN doesn't find an investor to buy a portion of its railway in norther...

CN Opposed Safety Rules After Lac-Megantic

CP | Jim Bronskill and Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - CN Rail argued against an emergency provision — implemented after the Lac-Megantic disaster — requiring that trains loaded with dangerous...

1,843 Unreported Derailments

CBC | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Business

A continuing CBC News investigation into rail safety has found that Canada’s largest freight carrier CN Rail did not report to authorities more th...