Lac Megantic

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Amid worries of drinking water contamination, tankers looked as if they had been "thrown around like Legos"
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"Railroad disasters shouldn’t be one of the 'three Rs' on the minds of school...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Activists prepare for demonstrations across Canada and US this week to 'Stop...


Rail traffic is set to restart Wednesday in Quebec's Lac-Mégantic, five months after the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil killed 47 people, spilled six million liters of oil and destroyed the town. The restart comes amidst ongoing disturbing revelations: Investigators say more, and more explosive oil spilled than was thought, clean-up crews are still fighting "a toxic villain (that) is on the move," and critics note oil companies are increasingly using rail to move their...