SQUAMISH, BC, Nov. 25, 2019 (Local News) -The week-old strike at CN hasn't greatly impacted operations at theSquamish Terminals, at least not yet.
"At this point in time, it is not impacting us," terminal manager Paul Morris told The Chief on Monday afternoon.
The port is loading trucks with steel products and has the ability to receive pulp, which is the primary commodity it receives on CN, by truck.Read more
MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -CN would like to update you on the negotiations with the union, which represents approximately 3,200 of CN employees working as train conductors and railyard coordinators in Canada.
Negotiations continued through the weekend and CN remains committed to working closely with the federal mediators in order to reach a fair agreement.Read more
MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Teamsters Canada today released a recording of a CN supervisor, a chief rail traffic controller (RTC), ordering a fatigued conductor to continue working for several hours.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 25, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -North American forest products rail freight was down 2.1% through 46 weeks of 2019 at 769,271 carloads, the Assn of American Railroads reported. In the latest week ending Nov. 16, freight was down 7.1% to 15,379 carloads.
The statistics are before a strike was launched against CN at midnight Nov. 19 by the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Carolina Dybeck Happe, Chief Finance Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk, has accepted another opportunity outside of the company.
Søren Skou, CEO of A.P. Moller - Maersk, says:Read more
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2019 (CNW) -The CN Rail strike, which is now on its fourth day, poses a threat for small businesses that rely on its services to send and receive products and essential materials. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) urges all parties to find a solution to end the strike quickly and make sure goods and products can continue to be shipped.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 22, 2019 (CNW) -While it is encouraging that the parties continue to negotiate, the impacts of the current CN Rail disruption and the probability that it will extend into a second week is untenable. The Chamber of Shipping calls on the Government of Canada to acknowledge this exceptional situation and act accordingly to resolve this situation promptly.Read more
OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2019 (Toronto Star) -Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet got down to work Thursday as the government faced mounting pressure to reconvene Parliament and end a strike by CN rail workers that premiers warn is already exacting a sharp economic toll.
Trudeau held his first meeting with his ministers a day after they were sworn in during the Rideau Hall ceremony with an agenda to tackle climate change and improve affordability.
But it was mounting worries of backed-up rail shipments nationwide and calls for federal action that demanded their attention Thursday.Read more