Judy Haiven joined striking CN workers on the picket line and writes about the issues at stake and concerns that the workers will be legislated back to work. After all, it happened before.
As of Tuesday 3,200 CN conductors, trainpersons and yard workers, members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, have been on strike across Canada, and freight trains aren’t moving. Money is’t the problem.
CN has changed the dates for its railway herbicide spraying program in Halifax and Nova Scotia, but details remain surprisingly sparse.
CN has announced on its website that it will be applying herbicides on and around its railway tracks in Nova Scotia between June 24 and July 27. That’s all it will say. We tried…
No longer strictly a rural issue, a recent approval by the Department of Environment suggests the spraying of chemicals to control vegetation is coming to the railway corridor in downtown Dartmouth and along the Bedford Highway.