Forest industry supplies about 10% of the tonnage transported on Canada’s railway system.
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is putting pressure on the railway ahead of a resumption of negotiations that will include mediators.
Freight volumes below expectations, manufacturing has also fallen off.
Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.
Deliveries from National Steel Car are expected to begin in September.
Insufficient number of crews to handle increased demand prompted by a stronger North American economy.
Suit alleges damage has created health risks and crippled community’s ability to observe their Indigenous traditions.
Contract extension will produce 1 million wheels over 10 yearsam
Railway says it is studying a string of derailments to see if any changes are required.