CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE: CP) is proud of its service performance in Vancouverand takes great exception to being included in a far-reaching Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) "investigation into possible freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area."
Toronto, January 10, 2019 – Teamsters Canada, the country’s largest transportation union, is slamming the Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) proposal to bring in foreign workers to fill a shortage of drivers in the trucking industry. They should instead be focusing on significantly improving drivers’ wages and working conditions to attract more people to the profession.
CP Rail and members of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) continue their investigations into what prompted a freight train to unexpectedly stop on Thursday, a move that sent 15 cars off the track.
CBC News · Posted: Jan 03, 2019 3:00 PM CT – No injuries or dangerous goods spilled after 2 locomotives, 8 cars derail, CN spokesperson says.
December 21, 2018 / Ottawa, Ontario / Government of Canada - Transport Canada recognizes that fatigue must be addressed in all modes of transportation and is committed to doing all it can to protect the safety of Canadians.
Kathleen Harris, Hannah Thibedeau · CBC News · Posted: Dec 12, 2018 — Transport Canada has laid out stricter safety rules meant to ensure pilots are well rested and alert on the job, but Air Canada pilots say they're profoundly disappointed with the "substandard" regulations.
MONTRÉAL, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announced today that Siemens Canada was awarded a $989 million contract to build the 32 trainsets that will replace VIA Rail's fleet that operates in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor.
“Satin Flooring is putting 120 people out of work, just in time for Christmas,” said the president of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte. “Their greed and carelessness, in this season of giving and solidarity, is sickening.”
In Edmundston, December 4, 2018, Mr. Pierre-Luc ''Sune'' Levesque of Edmundston passed away as the result of a workplace accident at the age of 33 years. Born at Grand Falls in 1985, he was the son of Nelson and Helene (Allain) Levesque of Saint-Andre. Pierre-Luc was an employee of CN.
Edmundston, NB, December 4, 2018 – A Canadian National (CN) worker died following a workplace accident this morning in Edmundston, New Brunswick. The victim was a 33-year-old father of two and a member of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC). He started working at CN in September as a conductor/foreman trainee. His name is not being released at this time.
An internal Transport Canada document warns of the safety risks posted by exhausted crew members on trains, even as Alberta pursues a plan to ratchet up already-booming shipments of oil-by-rail.
Laval, QC, November 30, 2018 – Today’s signing of the new NAFTA offers Teamsters little reason to celebrate. American tariffs on steel and aluminum continue to actively harm hundreds of the union’s members. Dairy workers also remain under a cloud of uncertainty; their compensation package is being negotiated in secret between the federal government and big business.Click here to view our New Archives page...
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