CN Rail works to get trains on track — but grain, propane industries remain worried

Canadian National Railway Co. says it is striving to address grain and propane backlogs as it ramps up service following an eight-day strike, but industry producers are demanding priority treatment that may not come. The country’s largest railway ground to…

CN Rail strike, Keystone pipeline spill lead Alberta to extend oil curtailment levels

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 27, 2019 1:05 pm Updated November 27, 2019 1:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government says it will leave its oil…

CN strike is over, but experts warn supply chain could be off-track for weeks

The strike at Canada’s largest rail network may be over, but it will take days or weeks before the supply chain gets back on track, industry leaders say. CN Rail and the union representing workers reached a tentative agreement on…

CN can operate trains to move products where needed most: Garneau

On Friday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau said CN managers can operate limited trains and possibly move products to where it’s needed most including Quebec where there is a propane shortage and Alberta where grain farmers need propane to dry their…

Alberta government calls on feds to resume Parliament to address CN Rail strike

Alberta’s energy minister is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resume Parliament early to address a strike by Canadian National Railway Co. workers. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, the union representing employees, announced the work stoppage Monday night after…

Grain shippers worried as CN Rail workers strike

Grain shippers are concerned about the impact of a strike by about 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. workers in an already tough harvest year. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference announced the work stoppage Monday night after the two parties failed…

Over 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike: union

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2019 12:53 am Updated November 19, 2019 12:57 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard…