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  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Aug 23, 2014 | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

    … police investigating the Lac-Megantic train disaster say they’ve visited the United States four times to … of the crash, met in person with Quebec police was in Lac-Megantic a few days after the crash.

    “Ed said that the Surete du Quebec (provincial police) interviewed him in Lac-Megantic, but he’s not sure where they’ve been in the U.S.,” said Aldana, who …

  • TSB points finger at rail company, Transport Canada in Lac-Megantic report
    Aug 19, 2014

    … Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company …

  • TSB make 2 new recommendations following Lac-Megantic tragedy
    Aug 19, 2014

    … Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company …

  • TSB make 2 new recommendations following Lac-Megantic tragedy
    Aug 19, 2014 | The Canadian Press and Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

    … Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company … officials held a news conference in Lac-Megantic this morning to release the report into the tragedy, which killed 47 …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Que, on July 6, 2013. Source: Surete du Quebec
    Aug 19, 2014 | The Canadian Press

    LAC-MEGANTIC – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is to release its final report today on the catastrophic train derailment in Lac-Megantic in 2013.

    The disaster claimed 47 lives, destroyed a swath of the … goods can be left unattended on a main track.

    The Lac-Megantic train had been left unattended by its sole crewman, its engineer, …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Aug 17, 2014 | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

    … — advice that was finalized just months before the Lac-Megantic rail disaster.

    More than a dozen “human factors” such as amount of … for the night came loose and rolled into the town of Lac-Megantic, Que., creating a fireball that killed 47 people, destroyed buildings …

  • MMA Locomotive
    Jul 23, 2014 | The Canadian Press

    … of the locomotive that played a key role in the deadly Lac-Megantic rail disaster.

    A spokeswoman for the force said Wednesday that … 5017, the lead engine on the train that smashed into Lac-Megantic, is scheduled to go to auction Aug. 5., a month after the …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Jul 13, 2014 | x-team

    … of last year’s catastrophic train derailment in Lac-Megantic which left 47 people dead.

    Municipal Affairs Minister Pierre Moreau … businesses in the disaster area.

    A large swath of Lac-Megantic‘s downtown was destroyed when a runaway train loaded with volatile …

  • CityNews Top Stories: 6 p.m.
    Jul 06, 2014

    … people of Lac-Megantic marked the first anniversary Sunday of the fatal rail disaster that …

  • Memorial unveiled at site of Lac Megantic tragedy
    Jul 06, 2014

    … was a sombre day in Lac Megantic, Quebec, where a community came together to remember the catastrophic …

  • The downtown of Lac-Megantic, Que. is seen on July 7, 2013, the day after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Jul 06, 2014 | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

    … people of Lac-Megantic marked the first anniversary Sunday of the fatal rail disaster that … but we will also see that life will again triumph in Lac-Megantic,” Couillard said.

    But morale in Lac-Megantic remains fragile amid major obstacles such as the slow rebuilding …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil when they derailed in downtown Lac Megantic, Que., on July 6, 2013. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson
    Jul 05, 2014 | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

    … people of Lac-Megantic gathered on Saturday to honour neighbours and loved ones killed in … one day life will be different,” Nadeau, a resident of Lac-Megantic for 30 years, said as she struggled to hold back tears.

    “We try to … have been asked to observe a moment of silence for Lac-Megantic.

    “The people in Lac-Megantic are not alone,” he said. “We are there …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Jul 04, 2014 | The Canadian Press

    … it decided to continue to allow trains to run through Lac-Megantic, which one year ago this weekend was devastated by a derailment that … one-year anniversary of the July 6, 2013, tragedy.

    Lac-Megantic, which was built around the railroad, grabbed worldwide attention when …

  • The downtown of Lac-Megantic, Que. is seen on July 7, 2013, the day after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    Jun 22, 2014 | Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press

    … Desroches sums up the Lac-Megantic real estate market when she tells how her own house sale is … people were killed and most of Lac-Megantic‘s downtown was destroyed in the July 6, 2013, disaster.

    One year … at the same time.”

    Letourneau, who was a florist in Lac-Megantic‘s downtown before leaving, estimates the family has spent $25,000 to …

  • City council moves on without Rob Ford
    Jun 10, 2014 | Sarah-Joyce Battersby

    Toronto city council is meeting Tuesday for a second time without Mayor Rob Ford since he took a leave of absence.

    Councillors are discussing a host of administrative issues, including the re-appointment of ombudsman Fiona Crean, approvi …

  • Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac-Megantic, Que, Saturday, July 6, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    May 16, 2014 | David Sharp, The Associated Press

    … Railway, said he hopes to have an agreement with Lac-Megantic officials within 10 days that would allow the railroad to ship … I think being sensitive toward a social contract with Lac-Megantic, we have chosen not to handle crude oil and dangerous goods through …

  • Crews search through the debris near the area where the Musi-Café once stood in downtown Lac Mégantic, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Peter Power
    May 13, 2014 | The Canadian Press

    … for one of the men facing criminal charges in the Lac-Megantic train disaster is blasting police for the “brutal” manner in which … which was carrying crude oil, barrelled into downtown Lac-Megantic in the early morning hours of July 6, derailed and exploded, killing …

  • The downtown of Lac-Megantic, Que. is seen on July 7, 2013, the day after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    May 12, 2014 | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

    … from a railway disaster that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Que., last summer.

    The prosecutor’s office said on Monday that 47 … by police.

    They will appear in court on Tuesday in Lac Megantic, Que., where they will face the charges, Verret said.

    All three …

  • Firefighters spray water on railway cars the day after a train carrying crude oil derailed causing explosions, on July 7, 2013, in Lac Megantic, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
    May 06, 2014 | The Canadian Press

    … after a crude-carrying train derailed and exploded in Lac-Megantic, Que., killing 47 people.

    The federal government vowed after the …

  • Ottawa to phase out unsafe rail tank cars
    Apr 23, 2014

    The federal government is ordering the 5,000 most dangerous tank cars off the rails as it adopts the major rail safety recommendations of the Transportation Safety Board in the wake of the tragedy last summer in Lac Megantic. …