Lac-Megantic

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Are train companies railroading Canadian communities?

Towns and cities across Canada are taking on powerful train companies over everything from speed to belligerence
First responders fight burning trains after a train derailment and explosion in Lac-Megantic, Quebec

For the record: Federal leaders on the anniversary of Lac-Mégantic’s tragedy

47 people died when a trail derailed in the Quebec town
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Encyclopedia of the oil crash: L is for Loonie

...and Lac-Mégantic, layoffs, and Leduc 1. View this and more in our encyclopedia of the oil crash
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So it turns out Bakken oil is explosive after all

Producers in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields have been told to make crude is safer before being shipped by rail
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Lac-Mégantic: Government oversight, so to speak

Wells: What good is Transport Canada anyway?
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A year after the explosion, Lac-Mégantic rebuilds

One year after the tragic train derailment and explosion, the tiny Quebec town struggles to find hope
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Photo essay: Revisiting Lac-Mégantic, one year later

Lac-Mégantic, then and now: Images revisiting scenes of devastation capture a gradual return to normalcy
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How the pipeline backlash gave a boost to oil exports by rail

The anti-pipeline movement has led to a rail renaissance for crude oil
A man reacts near a house tilted by floods in the village of Krupanj

Good news, bad news

Underwater discoveries, RCMP corruption and discounts for well-behaved kids
First responders fight burning trains after a train derailment and explosion in Lac-Megantic, Quebec

QP Live: When charges were laid after Lac-Mégantic

Your daily dose of political theatre