New Brunswick Train

Fires Finally Extinguished, Evacuees Can Head Home

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada

PLASTER ROCK, N.B. - The first freight train returned to service Saturday on a rail line that was the scene of a fiery derailment in New Brunswick as ...

How Many Trains Must Derail Before We Agree on a Pipeline?

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

Yet another train derailment involving petroleum products has re-invigorated the debate over how we transport oil in Canada. Reflexive opposition to pipelines flies in the face of the data, which shows that pipelines are safer modes of transport than railways or roadways. Environmentalists engaging in anti-pipeline crusades risk causing more harm than good as their pipeline-stalling actions divert oil transport to rail and road that would otherwise be transported more safely by pipeline.

PM On Defensive After N.B. Derailment

CP | Jim Bronskill and Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Yet another railway fire involving crude oil has prompted the chief executive officer of CN Rail to suggest that long-overdue regulatory chan...

Fire, Evacuations After CN Derailment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada

PLASTER ROCK, N.B. - A CN freight train carrying crude oil and propane derailed Tuesday night in a sparsely populated region of northwestern New Bruns...