Transport Canada keeps exemptions on rail safety secret

(Source: CBC News, February 7, 2014)

OTTAWA -- Transport Canada refuses to discuss why it grants exemptions to freight rail companies on issues such as brake inspections and safety rules, claiming it is private information. CBC News this week revealed that Canada’s rail regulator has waived a number of safety rules and orders for both CN Rail and CP Rail operations in recent years.

Full story: CBC News

Friday, February 07, 2014

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