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Fatal CP derailment prompts petitions urging Canadian government to end private railway policing

(Source: CBC News, June 22, 2021)

CALGARY — The Canadian government now has a 45-day deadline to take a stand on railway safety, says an NDP MP. Two petitions aimed at holding rail companies accountable for the safety of their employees, the public and environment were presented in the House of Commons on Monday by NDP MP Niki Ashton, who cited CBC's recent coverage of issues within Canadian Pacific and the Transportation Safety Board.

Full story: www.cbc.ca

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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