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DOT-111 cars to be phased out of use for oil shipping sooner than planned.
How many jobs the pipeline will create is a matter of debate.
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Former transport minister Lisa Raitt said the deal was under negotiation before her Conservatives lost the October election to the Liberals.
About one in 10 people compensated for the train disaster aren't happy with their settlement.
The shadow of Lac-Megantic still hangs over the rail industry.
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PORTLAND, Maine — A settlement fund for victims of the Canadian oil train disaster that killed 47 people remains on track, and payments to settle wrongful death claims will be delivered next month, a...
LAC-MEGANTIC, Que. — A number of accused have pleaded not guilty to federal charges laid in connection with the 2013 Lac-Megantic train derailment. The accused are all former employees of now-defunct...
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Roughly 25 companies have agreed to contribute to the $450 million.
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Barring any surprises, payments could be made to victims of the disaster by year's end.
The delay is to provide time for the only party that's opposed to the fund to either join in the settlement or negotiate terms to withdraw its objection.
The $430-million settlement fund in the Lac-Megantic train disaster is illegal because the Quebec judge who approved it did not have the authority to do so, Canadian Pacific Railway said in its official leave for appeal Monday.
The railway that operates the track running through Lac-Megantic has threatened to sue a university lecturer who inspected the tracks and said they continue to be dangerous. Central Maine and Quebec R...
Forty-seven people were killed and a large swath of downtown Lac-Megantic was destroyed in July 2013.
Six people on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border have been charged.
CP Rail is facing allegations it parked a train of 57 loaded rail cars, some carrying dangerous goods, unattended in the dark on a mountain slope above Revelstoke, B.C., without applying hand brakes —...
SHERBROOKE, Que. - A judge has begun hearing arguments that could determine the fate of more than $431 million destined for victims and creditors of the 2013 train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Que.Lawyer...
Lawyers for Canadian Pacific Railway will argue the process is illegitimate and unfair, according to court documents and lawyers representing the victims.
MONTREAL - A lawyer involved in proceedings related to the Lac-Megantic train tragedy says relatives of victims could receive their share of a $77-million settlement as early as August.U.S. attorney R...
TORONTO - Hunter Harrison, the head of Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP), says he's more worried about the threat of a terrorist attack on his railway than derailments."That's what concerns me more because it...
MONTREAL - The funds earmarked for those affected by the Lac-Megantic train disaster represent just a fraction of what's needed, a town official says.A US$200-million settlement was announced last wee...
PORTLAND, Maine - A proposed settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Canada is nearly halfway to a goal of $500 million in funding commitments ahead of its fil...
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MONTREAL - The restaurant-bar at ground zero of the deadly train derailment and explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in July 2013 is back in business.The Musi-Cafe quietly opened its doors to the...
MONTREAL - The Quebec government has announced its first payment to business owners affected by the July 2013 train derailment and explosion in Lac-Megantic, which killed 47 people.Quebec's municipal...
OTTAWA - The latest set of rail safety measures announced in the wake of the deadly Lac Megantic derailment of 2013 do not come with any additional financial resources for the federal regulator, Trans...
OTTAWA - The country's two largest railways and the railroad involved in the deadly Lac-Megantic disaster have failed to file mandatory accident information in recent years, the Transportation Safety...
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 been avoided.Dr. Martin Clavet issued a report today for each of...
Railways are transforming North America's energy sector and are, coincidentally, helping to save Canada's bacon. But the train business has been allowed to remain a 19th-century technology run with 19th-century mentality by workers without credentials. Aviation, by contrast, is heavily supervised and operated by licensed personnel with professional expertise and constant surveillance. For the moment, the critically important oil industry has been saved, but if governments aren't as tough as nails in their demands and dealings with the railways, then all bets are off.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Que. - The combination of a lack of government oversight and a penny-pinching railway contributed to the deadly oil-train disaster that devastated Lac-Megantic, says a report tabled Tues...
OTTAWA - A train operator's level of fatigue, sleep patterns and ability to "make effective, safe decisions" were among the risk factors singled out in Transport Canada guidelines for single-person tr...
MILO, Maine - Dozens of locomotives once owned by the railroad responsible for last year's deadly derailment in Lac Megantic, Quebec have been sold at an auction in Maine.Auctioneer Adam Jokisch says...
GATINEAU, Que. - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will release its report on the deadly Lac-Megantic train derailment later this month.The TSB says it will hold a news conference in the Quebe...
MONTREAL - The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction following a request by Quebec provincial police.News of the police demand surfaced last week after...