Canadian National Railway Co lost capacity equivalent to 10,000 carloads or 1 million tonnes of grain exports in February due to rail blockades by protesters opposed to a pipeline project, Chief Executive Jean-Jacques Ruest said on Tuesday. | File photo

CN faces grain export backlog of 10,000 carloads

MONTREAL, March 3 (Reuters) – Canadian National Railway Co lost capacity equivalent to 10,000 carloads or 1 million tonnes of grain exports in February due to rail blockades by protesters opposed to a pipeline project, Chief Executive Jean-Jacques Ruest said on Tuesday. Activists disrupted passenger and freight traffic last month to show solidarity with the […] Read more

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd conductors and locomotive engineers will get a nine percent salary hike over four years as part of a tentative agreement reached last week with the Teamsters, spokesmen from both the union and CP said on Wednesday. | File photo

CP Rail deal will give workers 9 per cent raise over four years

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd conductors and locomotive engineers will get a nine per cent salary hike over four years as part of a tentative agreement reached last week with the Teamsters, spokesmen from both the union and CP said on Wednesday. The agreement, which must first be ratified by members to go […] Read more