Majority of Canadians call rail blockades ‘unacceptable:’ Nanos

Majority of Canadians call rail blockades 'unacceptable:' Nanos 1

A majority of Canadians consider rail blockades in assist of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs are both “unacceptable” or “somewhat unacceptable” demonstrations, in accordance with newest survey outcomes. According to the survey from Nanos Research, launched Sunday evening, 73 per cent of Canadians consider rail blockades are no less than a “somewhat unacceptable” means of displaying […]

Federal Indigenous minister to meet Mohawk leaders at eastern Ontario rail blockade

Federal Indigenous minister to meet Mohawk leaders at eastern Ontario rail blockade 3

Members of the Mohawk First Nation are to meet Saturday with Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller at a CN Rail crossing in eastern Ontario. “The CN Rail stoppage is in its 9th day since Mohawks demanded that no trains cross their Territory at Tyendinaga until the RCMP leave Wet’suwet’en Territory, where the government is […]

Day ends quietly as Mohawk rail protests expand, trains remain stopped

Day ends quietly as Mohawk rail protests expand, trains remain stopped 7

Pauline Maracle skipped work to serve as the primary prepare dinner for the now seven-day Tyendinaga Mohawk demonstration that has shut down passenger and freight visitors on certainly one of Canada’s busiest rail corridors.  Maracle has been co-ordinating meals, guaranteeing greens are chopped and stews are ready in kitchens all through the group to feed […]

Experts weigh in on rail slowdown imposed following fiery crash in Sask.

Experts weigh in on rail slowdown imposed following fiery crash in Sask. 11

Trains carrying hazardous items throughout the nation will probably be slowing down over the subsequent 30 days, following the second fiery crash in a two-month span close to Guernsey, Sask.  While it is a transfer towards safer rail transport, the choice to sluggish trains down could have impacts throughout the nation, consultants say. Garland Chow, an affiliate […]

France Facts: There has been a rail strike every year since 1947

France Facts: There has been a rail strike every year since 1947 16

French staff may be fairly a militant bunch and amongst them rail staff are usually thought-about among the many most radical – with data from SNCF confirming this. The French rail operator has confirmed that every year since 1947 there has been at the very least one strike on the community. And that […]

France faces difficult weekend on roads and rail as strikes continue to bite

France faces difficult weekend on roads and rail as strikes continue to bite 18

Unions are taking strike motion over the federal government’s plans to reform and simplify the French pension system, which many concern will go away them with a smaller pension pot or having to work past the official retirement age of 62. The authorities is standing agency and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has mentioned […]

Watch: Man distracted by phone falls on rail track in Buenos Aires

Watch: Man distracted by phone falls on rail track in Buenos Aires 21

Distracted by his phone, man failed to understand he reached the sting of the platform. Mobile phone distraction is basically changing into the main reason for accidents internationally. In one such incident in Argentina, a person was so engrossed in his phone display that he fell off a practice platform. The man didn’t discover that […]

Farmers want action from Ottawa in weeklong CN Rail strike

Farmers want action from Ottawa in weeklong CN Rail strike 24

Dozens of tractors from Quebec farms delivered luggage of corn to the doorways of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s constituency workplace Monday, together with a requirement for action from Ottawa in the weeklong CN Rail strike. “We’re on the alert — it’s an intolerable situation,” stated Marcel Groleau, president of the UPA, Quebec’s agricultural producers union, […]

Alberta energy minister calls for Parliament to return early to end CN Rail strike

Alberta energy minister calls for Parliament to return early to end CN Rail strike 33

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is asking on the federal authorities to convey again Parliament early to enact back-to-work laws for placing CN Rail staff. Parliament is at present scheduled to sit on Dec. 5, however Savage warned that even this quick wait would end in “serious damage” to each the Alberta economic system and […]

French rail company SNCF ‘has too many staff and pays them too much’

French rail company SNCF 'has too many staff and pays them too much' 34

A massive variety of SNCF staff are getting ready for ‘limitless’ strike motion over December and the company has been hit with a number of smaller industrial actions this autumn as staff say they’re demoralised and below stress. But the report from the Court of Auditors revealed immediately criticised the company for failing […]

Crown seeks Supreme Court of Canada hearing in Via Rail terror case

Crown seeks Supreme Court of Canada hearing in Via Rail terror case 36

The Crown is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to evaluation an Appeal Court’s choice to order a brand new trial for 2 males convicted of plotting to crash a Via Rail prepare. In a written submission to the excessive courtroom, federal legal professionals say the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned the convictions on the […]

Thousands of CN Rail employees head on strike, but talks continue

Thousands of CN Rail employees head on strike, but talks continue 37

About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard staff are on strike after the union and firm failed to achieve a deal by the midnight ET deadline. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, the union representing the employees, gave the required 72-hour strike discover on the weekend. Union spokesperson Christopher Monette says they’re nonetheless in talks […]

More than 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike, union says

More than 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike, union says 38

MONTREAL — About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers are on strike after the union and firm failed to achieve a deal by the midnight deadline. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, the union representing the staff, gave the required 72-hour strike discover on the weekend. Union spokesman Christopher Monette says they’re nonetheless […]

Canadian ministers meet with CN Rail, union in effort to avert strike

Canadian ministers meet with CN Rail, union in effort to avert strike 39

Canada’s Liberal authorities despatched two ministers on Monday to meet with representatives of Canadian National Railway and its largest union, as already hard-hit shippers pleaded for presidency intervention to avert a strike deliberate for early on Tuesday. The threatened strike by 3,000 staff with Teamsters Canada comes after CN, the nation’s largest railroad operator, stated […]