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Ottawa to accelerate tank car phase out  
Ottawa will retire the older DOT-111 rail tanker cars — the ones involved in the deadly Lac-Megantic tragedy — several months earlier than planned, The Canadian Press has learned.
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Four major trade unions back Energy East pipeline, citing jobs  
Four major trade unions have joined forces with TransCanada Corp. to push the proposed Energy East oil pipeline as a "nation-building" exercise.
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Lac-Mégantic is a failure in regulation. We're still failing
Canadian Pacific continues to deny any responsibility for its role in the disaster, and thus civil actions will continue…likely for years.
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Former Wellington West adviser fined $100K
Staying with the CN pension might have been a wiser thing to do, Conrad admitted..
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CP layoffs: Transport Canada must assume its responsibilities
On the eve of the commemoration of the Lac-Mégantic disaster, the Teamsters Union summons Transport Canada to take prompt action before it is too late.
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An Update on Rail Safety
Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
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CP track worker layoffs pose derailment risks: union
The layoffs of 500 track maintenance workers this week at Canadian Pacific Railway will raise the risk of future derailments and potential disasters, the union representing the workers warns.
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No one injured in train crash near Lethbridge
Authorities had to shut down a Lethbridge-area highway for a few hours on Wednesday following a crash between a train and a semi-truck.
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Potash exporter Canpotex scraps $775M Prince Rupert, B.C. export terminal 
Canpotex Ltd., the exporting and offshore marketing wing of three major potash miners, Agrium Inc. Mosaic Co. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., has scrapped plans to build a $775 million West Coast export terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C.
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