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B.C. leaders get on board rail-safety alliance under threat of train derailments
BC politicians join forces with other West Coast leaders to pressure the federal government to overhaul Canada's antiquated railway laws.
The Canadian Press
Sep 25th, 2015
Industry Minister Moore makes stuff up to threaten British Columbians
He threatened a Lac Megantic disaster if we don’t accept Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Jan 6th, 2015
Safety Board final report on Lac Mégantic disaster is sharply critical of railway regulation, but federal gov't unmoved
Canada's Transportation Safety Board issued a 181-page report on August 19 detailing the breakdown in application and enforcement of federal rail safety regulations that caused the deaths of 47...
Aug 29th, 2014