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Regulator orders risk reduction measures for B.C. railways following Lytton fire

July 13, 2021 by Jason Contant

Following record heat and a wildfire that burned down about 90% of the village of Lytton, B.C., Canada’s transportation regulator has ordered fire monitoring, suppression, and risk reduction measures for railways to protect against wildfire “in the context of extreme

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Transport Canada’s dangerous goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

October 27, 2020 The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – The federal environment commissioner says Transport Canada’s database of where dangerous goods are stored and moved could be missing thousands of locations and contains outdated details on hundreds more. The audit reports released today say the department has

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New risk management measure mandatory for all Canadian railways

February 12, 2019 Lauren Krugel - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – Canada’s transport minister has ordered the use of handbrakes on all trains stopped on mountain slopes following a deadly derailment earlier this week in the Rocky Mountains. Marc Garneau said in a statement late Friday that the order

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Transport Canada challenges certification of class action lawsuit arising from Halifax Airbus 320 crash

December 12, 2016 THE CANADIAN PRESS

HALIFAX – Lawyers for Transport Canada are in a Halifax courtroom today challenging the certification of a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of the 133 passengers aboard an Air Canada jet that crashed at the Halifax airport in March

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Cars made after May 2018 must have back up cameras: Transport Canada

October 31, 2016 THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA — Transport Canada says new cars and small trucks will have to be equipped with rear-view camera systems starting in May 2018. The new regulations have been formally posted in the Canada Gazette for a 75-day comment period. The