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Quebec government says CP is 'directly responsible' for Lac-Mégantic damages
Canadian Pacific Railway is directly responsible for damages caused when a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in 2013 in Lac-Mégantic, according to new allegations recently filed in court by the Quebec government.
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Railway Investigation R15M0034   
A combination of track conditions and rail wear contributed to April 2015 derailment near Saint-Basile, New Brunswick.
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CN Negotiation Update #4
We have been working towards a process to synchronize the expiration of our collective agreements with that of the TCRC-LE’s collective agreements.
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Locomotive voice and video recorders: a sword of Damocles 
“The reality is that rail companies would use these recordings arbitrarily and that the already negative relations that prevail in the industry worsen considerably,”
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CP appoints new directors to Board; announces resignation of Bill Ackman
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced changes to its Board of Directors, including the appointment of Jill Denham and William R. Fatt, and the resignation of Bill Ackman, effective immediately.
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Notice of Election and a Second Notice Regarding the IBT Officer Candidate Forum
The election of International officers is being conducted by mail ballot.
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Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship
The Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship was specifically created for eligible members who wish to continue their education in their current field or expand into a different industry. Our scholarships are meant to help our members afford tuition for post-secondary institutions and certificate programs.
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Canada needs further rail safety reforms: Editorial
“The reality is that in this country we transport a huge amount by rail — hundreds of billions of dollars worth a year,” Transport Minister Marc Garneau told reporters earlier this week. “And you can’t do everything in one shot.”
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Keystone’s death could mean record oil revival for Canadian railways 
Keystone was the great hope for opening U.S. markets further to Canadian crude. Now that it’s dead, the railways are going to make not just a comeback, but transport more oil than ever before.
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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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