Lac-Mégantic disaster

3 former Canadian MMA rail workers acquitted in Lac-Mégantic disaster trial-Railway safety regulations called into question at Lac-Mégantic trial

3 former Canadian MMA rail workers acquitted in Lac-Mégantic disaster trial-Railway safety regulations called into question at Lac-Mégantic trial

Locomotive engineer and 2 others found not guilty of criminal negligence causing 47 deaths
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By Alison Brunette, CBC News Posted: Jan 19, 2018 2:12 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 19, 2018 3:19 PM ET

Background on how United Steelworkers rail workers — locomotive engineer Tom Harding and train controller Richard Labrie have been scapegoated

Background on how United Steelworkers rail workers — locomotive engineer Tom Harding and train controller Richard Labrie have been scapegoated

August 28, 2014 – Thomas Walsh, Tom Harding’s lawyer and Daniel Roy, USW District 5 director, referring to the TSB report, hold a press conference demanding that the charges against Harding and Labrie be dropped. “It`s time to stop using workers as scapegoats,” said Roy. Subsequently the Quebec prosecutor refuses to drop the charges.

Timeline of events before and after the July 6, 2013 Lac-Mégantic disaster

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