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News Oil & Gas Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

No injuries as CN train carrying crude oil derails in NW Ontario

CN says 31 cars came off the tracks near Emo, Ont, most carrying crude and at least two were leaking.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
February 12, 2020  

Railways under stress as anti pipeline blockades continue

CN Railway warns it will have to close “significant” parts of its network unless blockades on its rail lines are removed.

Feature Energy General Sustainability Technology
December 16, 2019  

Shipping bitumen: A semi-solid and greener alternative to liquified

Alberta innovators take some of the risk out of bitumen transport.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 26, 2019  

[BREAKING] Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal with CN, work set to resume [UPDATED]

Union said normal operations at CN will resume Wednesday at 6 a.m. local time across Canada.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike prompts potash mine shutdown, triggers 550 temporary layoffs [UPDATED]

Halting operations for two weeks starting Dec. 2, most of the mine’s product is shipped by the railway.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 25, 2019  

CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes

Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 20, 2019  

CN Rail strike, lack of trucking alternatives stoke forest industry fears

Forest industry supplies about 10% of the tonnage transported on Canada’s railway system.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 28, 2019  

3,000 CN Rail unionized workers threaten national strike on Nov. 19

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is putting pressure on the railway ahead of a resumption of negotiations that will include mediators.

News Manufacturing Transportation Economy General
October 23, 2019  

CN Rail cuts profit forecast for 2019 amid ‘softer’ economy

Freight volumes below expectations, manufacturing has also fallen off.

News Transportation General
April 16, 2019  

CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.

News Forestry Manufacturing Transportation General
May 2, 2018  

CN Rail to purchase 250 lumber cars from Hamilton manufacturer

Deliveries from National Steel Car are expected to begin in September.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2017  

CN Rail on hiring spree after laid off workers pass on jobs

Insufficient number of crews to handle increased demand prompted by a stronger North American economy.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
August 15, 2017  

First Nation sues CN Rail for $30M over northern Ontario oil spills

Suit alleges damage has created health risks and crippled community’s ability to observe their Indigenous traditions.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
December 11, 2015  

CN Rail signs $500M deal with Amsted to make wheels

Contract extension will produce 1 million wheels over 10 yearsam

News Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
April 21, 2015  

CN boosts infrastructure safety spending

Railway says it is studying a string of derailments to see if any changes are required.