MM&A

MMA Fighter From B.C. Charged With Stealing A Puppy

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A professional mixed martial arts fighter from Prince George, B.C. is accused of stealing a puppy — and has also been banned from entering the north...

Feds Sued Over Lac-Megantic

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Survivors of the Lac-Megantic disaster aim to sue Ottawa for allegedly failing to sanction North America's "most-unsafe" railway operator ...

Why Rail Accidents Are Even More Dangerous Than You Think

Mary-Jane Bennett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Mary-Jane Bennett

Rail claims that it faces a number of disadvantages as the primary means of transport for the goods. For starters, its insurance coverage is limited. Rail companies can't get insurance to cover the cost of potential accidents. So, rail companies -- and their shareholders -- remain open to a "bet the company" risk in the transportation of these goods.

MM&A Gets Green Light

CBC | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Business

The railway company involved in the Lac-Mégantic disaster has been given the go-ahead to resume its operations in Canada until Oct. 1. Earlier this...

Who Wants To Own The Railroad In Lac-Megantic Blast? These Guys

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The transportation subsidiary of East Coast conglomerate Irving is keeping its options open about a possible acquisition of the railway at ...

Transport Agency Shuts Down MM&A

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Business

The Canadian Transportation Agency has effectively stopped the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic (MM&A) railway from operating in Canada over concerns the co...

Angry Reactions To MMA's Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Business

Montreal, Maine & Atlantic's bankruptcy filing on Wednesday, sparked anger online with many saying the company was trying to dodge the cost of the cle...

MM&A Files For Bankruptcy

CP | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Business

UPDATE: The railroad involved in the fatal Lac-Megantic train derailment was granted creditor protection in Canada on Thursday.A Quebec Superior Court...

Quebec To Companies: Pay Up

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

The financial noose tightened Monday around companies connected to the deadly Quebec derailment, with a hint that the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railw...

Police Raid Lac-Megantic Railroad Offices

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Business

Quebec provincial police have raided an office belonging to the railway involved in the Lac-Megantic disaster, adding to a growing pile of legal conce...

Rail CEO, Ed Burkhardt, Deserves Praise for Taking Responsibility

Jana Schilder | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada Business
Jana Schilder

When Ed Burkhardt, chairman and CEO of Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway (MMA), arrived in Lac-Mégantic Wednesday to face the media, he was slammed for being lacking. But the very fact that Ed Burkhardt showed up in person in Lac-Mégantic was exceptional and extraordinary. There was an astonishing and complete lack of "PR spin."

MMA Now Out Of Legal Limbo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The House of Commons has passed a bill legalizing contact sports such as mixed martial arts.The legislation, which originated in the Senate, ...

How MMA Can Fix North America's Obesity Problem

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

The UFC's promotion of MMA has kids very aware of the sport. It's starting to make its way into movies, television and mainstream clothing. Why is it good? Every pro MMA athlete I have trained, and been around does two things with meticulous precision. Eat clean and exercise regularly.

Calgary Man Charged In Death Of MMA Fighter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY -- Police have charged a Calgary man with second-degree murder in the death of a mixed martial arts fighter who is said to have pioneered the ...

Kids' Cage Fight Draws Fire

CBC | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada Living

A mixed martial arts competition in Moncton, N.B., is garnering controversy after it featured a cage fight between children last month. T...

Inside The Octagon: UFC Comes To Parliament Hill

CP | Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Cage fighting came to Parliament Hill on Thursday and, for a change, it was non-partisan and all rather tame.Athletes and advocates for mixed...

WATCH: Too Young For Cage Fighting?

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

A cage-fighting ring (a mini octagon?) is one of the last places you'd expect to see an eight-year-old. Video footage found online showing British ...