Judge Signs Off On $450M Settlement For Lac Megantic Disaster

Judge Signs Off On $450M Settlement For Lac Megantic Disaster

CP  10.13.2015
Roughly 25 companies have agreed to contribute to the $450 million.
CP Rail Asks To Appeal Lac-Megantic Settlement For Victims

CP Rail Asks To Appeal Lac-Megantic Settlement For Victims

CP  07.27.2015
The $430-million settlement fund in the Lac-Megantic train disaster is illegal because the Quebec judge who approved it did not have the...
Railway Threatens To Sue Academic Who Inspected Lac-Megantic Tracks

Railway Threatens To Sue Academic Who Inspected Lac-Megantic Tracks

Daniel Tencer  07.15.2015
The railway that operates the track running through Lac-Megantic has threatened to sue a university lecturer who inspected the tracks and...

Feds Announce New Lac-Megantic Charges

CP  06.22.2015
Six people on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border have been charged.
CP Rail: We Had Nothing To Do With Lac-Megantic

CP Rail: We Had Nothing To Do With Lac-Megantic

CP  06.15.2015
SHERBROOKE, Que. - A judge has begun hearing arguments that could determine the fate of more than $431 million destined for victims and...
Megantic Families To Split $77 Million Under Proposed Deal

Megantic Families To Split $77 Million Under Proposed Deal

CP  04. 2.2015
MONTREAL - A lawyer involved in proceedings related to the Lac-Megantic train tragedy says relatives of victims could receive their share...
New Rail Safety Bill Incorporates Lessons Of Lac-Megantic

New Rail Safety Bill Incorporates Lessons Of Lac-Megantic

CP  02.20.2015
OTTAWA - The federal government says it will beef up rail safety inspections, demand higher insurance liability from small carriers and...
Town Of Lac-Megantic Says Settlement Money Not Enough

Town Of Lac-Megantic Says Settlement Money Not Enough

CP  01.12.2015
MONTREAL - The funds earmarked for those affected by the Lac-Megantic train disaster represent just a fraction of what's needed, a town...
$200 Million And Counting For Lac-Megantic Victims

$200 Million And Counting For Lac-Megantic Victims

CP  12.23.2014
PORTLAND, Maine - A proposed settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Canada is nearly halfway...
Lac-Megantic Restaurant Reopens

Lac-Megantic Restaurant Reopens

CP  12.15.2014
MONTREAL - The restaurant-bar at ground zero of the deadly train derailment and explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in July 2013...
Lac-Megantic Business Owners Granted Gov't Compensation

Lac-Megantic Business Owners Granted Gov't Compensation

CP  11.24.2014
MONTREAL - The Quebec government has announced its first payment to business owners affected by the July 2013 train derailment and explosion...
Tories Make Dramatic Cuts To Transport Safety

Tories Make Dramatic Cuts To Transport Safety

CP  11.10.2014
OTTAWA - The Harper government has made dramatic cuts in spending on aviation, marine and rail transport safety over the past five years,...
Lac-Megantic Deaths Were Avoidable, Coroner Rules

Lac-Megantic Deaths Were Avoidable, Coroner Rules

CP  10. 8.2014
QUEBEC - A Quebec coroner says the deaths of 47 people in the explosion of an oil tanker train in Lac Megantic in July 2013 could have...
Report On Lac-Megantic Is On Its Way

Report On Lac-Megantic Is On Its Way

CP  08. 5.2014
GATINEAU, Que. - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will release its report on the deadly Lac-Megantic train derailment later this...