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Ottawa defends rail safety efforts after latest Ontario derailment - CTV News
ontario | Highway 144 |
CTV NewsGOGAMA, Ont. -- The federal government defended its efforts to boost rail safety Monday in the wake of a fiery derailment in northern Ontario that has stoked concerns over the transportation of crude oil by train. Last Saturday's derailment o[...]
Mar 09, 2015 3:34pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Mayor Jim Watson suffers pelvic fractures while snowmobiling - Ottawa Citizen
kanata | ontario |
'?It was meant to be a fun experience, but unfortunately the accident happened,'? said Fleury. Fleury said lessons and safety training had been arranged for him, Watson and fellow Coun. Michael Qaqish, all of whom are novices at snowmobiling. Fleury [...]
Mar 01, 2015 8:59pm | 0 view | source: Google / Ottawa Citizen

Crash involving vehicle and train closes Tottenham Road - Simcoe
tottenham | ontario |
UPDATED - NEW TECUMSETH - Tottenham Road has been reopened after being closed to traffic south of Alliston for a couple of hours this morning following a crash involving a vehicle and freight train. Nottawasaga OPP Const. Tracey Bednarczyk said the .[...]
Dec 17, 2014 4:38pm | 4 views | source: Google / Simcoe.com

Heavy oil tanker trains may cause derailments
Ottawa | ontario |
The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has suggested that heavy oil tanker cars may have contributed to the Gogama area derailments in the past month. TSB photo shows the twisted wreckage of the Makami River bridge that was destroyed in the March 7th [...]
Mar 17, 2015 6:08pm | 5 views | source: Yahoo

Mandatory presence of two crew members in the flight deck: Minister Raitt must demonstrate consistency
Ottawa | ontario |
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 27, 2015) - CUPE's Airline Division welcomes Transport Minister Lisa Raitt's decision to impose the presence, at all times, of two crew members in the flight decks of aircraft in the aftermath of the revelations [...]
Mar 27, 2015 06:33am | 15 views | source: Yahoo

Sutcliffe: Trains aren't enough to solve OC Transpo's declining ridership - Ottawa Citizen
ontario | The Queensway |
Ottawa CitizenFrom left, MP Royal Galipeau, Mayor Jim Watson and Ontario Transportation Minister, Steven Del Duca, pose for a photo during an unveiling of the future of transit in Ottawa - a full-sized mock-up of the Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail [...]
Feb 26, 2015 7:14pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Canada transport minister says spate of CN Rail accidents no fluke
Ottawa | ontario |
By David Ljunggren and Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - Three Canadian National Railway Co derailments in the same area in three weeks, two of them involving oil trains, cannot be explained away as a fluke of nature, Canada's transport minister said[...]
Mar 25, 2015 1:40pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Canada Transport Watchdog Wants New Tank Cars In Service Earlier
Ottawa | ontario |
OTTAWA, March 17 (Reuters) - Canada's transportation watchdog said on Tuesday that recent fiery derailments of trains hauling crude oil mean a new generation of stronger tanker wagons should be introduced ahead of schedule.[...]
Mar 22, 2015 9:22pm | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Canada transport watchdog wants new tank cars in service earlier
Ottawa | ontario |
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's transportation watchdog said on Tuesday that recent fiery derailments of trains hauling crude oil mean a new generation of stronger tanker wagons should be introduced ahead of schedule. The Transportatio[...]
Mar 17, 2015 12:01pm | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Investigators recover broken rails at crash site
Ottawa | ontario |
The fire at the scene of a CN freight train derailment southwest of Timmins continued to burn Tuesday as CN's environmental response team decided that due to the extreme cold and isolated location, it was okay to let the contained fire eventually bur[...]
Feb 26, 2015 01:41am | 25 views | source: Yahoo

Ottawa bus-train crash: 4 new lawsuits filed against city, driver's estate
ontario |
Four survivors of the deadly Ottawa crash between an OCTranspo bus and a Via Rail passenger train are suing the City of Ottawa, VIA Rail and the estate of bus driver Dave Woodard, who died in the collision. The lawsuits were filed Tuesday in Ontario [...]
Feb 25, 2015 4:43pm | 19 views | source: Yahoo

Stop hydraulic fracturing in Ontario now - insideottawavalley /
yarker | ontario |
Temporary workers flood the area looking for fast cash; traffic accidents increase, crime increases; drug use increases; local services, both municipal and private are strained. Fracking changes everything. Property values One effect of fracking that[...]
Mar 01, 2014 7:18pm | 2 views | source: Google / www.insideottawavalley.com/

Canada toughens oil tank car standards, wants even new ones out by 2025
Toronto | ontario |
By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada proposed tough new oil tank car standards on Wednesday and said even improved tank cars coming into service now would have to be off the rails by 2025 at the latest. The announcement comes after a rash of f[...]
Mar 11, 2015 3:33pm | 10 views | source: Yahoo

Transport Canada proposes new tank-car standards after fiery derailments
Mississauga | ontario |
After a string of derailments in the country, Ottawa announces new standards for rail cars hauling flammable goods[...]
Mar 11, 2015 6:32pm | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Canadian Nat'l says fire out at Ontario derailment site
Ottawa | ontario |
Canadian National Railway Co crews and other firefighters have put out the last of the fires at the site of a derailment in northern Ontario and the line could be open by late on Tuesday, the railway said on Monday. The train, which was carrying crud[...]
Mar 09, 2015 7:29pm | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Environment Ministry overseeing derail clean-up
Ottawa | ontario |
Scene of CN derailment north of Gogama. Photo provided by Transportation Safety Board. Ontario's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) is maintaining a strict over watch on the clean-up of the CN rail derailment that occurred northwest of Gogama last wee[...]
Feb 24, 2015 3:51pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Derailed Oil Train Was Within Speed Limit
Ottawa | ontario |
Derailed Oil Train Was Within Speed Limit[...]
Feb 23, 2015 12:56pm | 4 views | source: Yahoo

TSB probes further into cars in Gogama, Ont. train derailment
Ottawa | ontario |
Transportation Safety Board officials'?are starting to take their investigation into the Feb. 14 train derailment near Gogama, Ont. off-site, the agency said Monday. "While firefighters dealt with the fire, investigators from the Transportation [...]
Feb 23, 2015 10:17am | 7 views | source: Yahoo

TSB says new standards for rail tankers inadequate
Ottawa | ontario |
The Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary assessment shows the tank cars that derailed in Gogama, Ont. on Feb.'?14 demonstrate'?the inadequacy of new standards aimed at'?preventing oil spills. "While firefighters dealt with the fire, in[...]
Feb 23, 2015 10:17am | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Investigation Progress Update - Derailment and fire of Canadian National crude oil train near Gogama, Ontario
Ottawa | ontario |
The train was equipped with 2'?head-end locomotives hauling 100'?Class'?111 tank cars, 68'?loaded with Petroleum Crude Oil (UN'?1267) and 32'?loaded with Petroleum Distillates (UN'?1268). It is estimated that a total of over 1'?million litres of prod[...]
Feb 23, 2015 09:21am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Ottawa announces railway disaster-relief fund
Ottawa | ontario |
New Safe and Accountable Rail Act aims to mitigate damages incurred by another Lac Mégantic-type derailment by imposing oil-shipping fees, mandatory insurance coverage[...]
Feb 20, 2015 10:16am | 7 views | source: Yahoo

Seriously injured Ottawa woman wants to come home
ontario |
Sarah Stott has been through multiple surgeries and unthinkable trauma since her legs were severed in a train accident in Montreal last month.[...]
Jan 27, 2015 6:14pm | 8 views | source: Yahoo

Still no decision on whether reservist will face new trial in Afghan training ... - Ottawa Citizen
trenton | ontario |
... Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry), from Edmonton, Alberta, is repatriated to Canada in a ceremony at 8 Wing Trenton in Ontario on February 15th, 2010 Cpl Baker was killed in a training accident on[...]
Jan 16, 2015 01:43am | 20 views | source: Google / Ottawa Citizen

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