The previous collective bargaining agreement expired in July.
The stark truth is that Canada, on the passenger side at least, has utterly neglected rail transport for decades.
The train belongs to CN Rail.
CN apparently even charged Metrlonix for work for its own operations.
The 2015 political donations were out this week and they contained some numbers that should cause a bit of unease. It's not just the 2015 amounts that are of interest, it's the running totals as well. Since 2005, the B.C. Liberal party has raised more than $107.8 million -- $70.2 million of that from businesses and corporations.
Just thumb through the party's 2009 donor list for a sense of how widespread the practice of awarding contracts to friends has become. Back then, someone must have woke up on New Year's Day with one hell of a hangover -- not from the night before -- but from the bank balance in the B.C. Liberal party's account.
The shadow of Lac-Megantic still hangs over the rail industry.
If the government is serious about stimulating investor confidence in the mining sector, they need to address the land certainty question.
Train operators in Canada’s burgeoning freight rail industry report falling asleep at the controls and coming to work exhausted
The head of Canadian National Railway Co. is warning that the country’s grain terminals, elevators and ports cannot cope