Pitt Meadows CP Expansion Project​

Residents, council rally against CPR expansion

Thursday, December 17, 2020 A3  |  NEIL CORBETT  |  The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars from logistics park

CPR at public meeting of Pitt Meadows council

Dec. 16, 2020 8:00 p.m.  |  NEIL CORBETT

From ‘The Natural Place’ to ‘The Industrial Place’

Pitt Meadows residents, council rally again CPR logistics park

Dec. 12, 2020 12:00 p.m.  |  NEIL CORBETT

CP’s logistics yard brings new level of fire hazard to Pitt Meadows

Fire department will need more career firefighters and training: Larsson

Dec. 8, 2020 12:00 p.m.  |  NEIL CORBETT  |  LOCAL NEWS  |  NEWS

https://www.mapleridgenews.com/news/cps-logistics-yard-brings-new-level-of-fire-hazard-to-pitt-meadows/

Pitt Meadows city hall and residents oppose new CP Rail operation

Company announces plans for CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Dec. 3, 2020 12:01 p.m.  |  NEIL CORBETT  |  LOCAL NEWS  |  NEWS
https://www.mapleridgenews.com/news/pitt-meadows-city-hall-and-residents-oppose-new-cp-rail-operation/

Press Releases 

CP Clarifies Timing and Nature of Consultation with Full City Council and CAO as December 1, 2020

At the Council Meeting on December 15, 2020, CP's Vice President, Jeff Edwards, provided clarification regarding the timing, nature and extent of their engagement with the full Pitt Meadows City Council in relation to  the CP Industrial Logistics Park as December 1, 2020. 

CP supporting Canada’s economic recovery with a transload and logistics hub on Canada’s Pacific coast; community engagement process underway for the CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

December 2, 2020​  |  Press Release From: CP

Council Opposed to CP’s Proposed Expansion of Intermodal Facility

December 3, 2020​  |  Press Release From: City of Pitt Meadows

 

Pitt Meadows Council Meetings

December 15, 2020 Regular Meeting of Council  |  VIDEO   |  COUNCIL MOTION

Rail Transportation, Issues and Concerns 

 

RCMP launch probe into Canadian Pacific runaway train crash that killed 3 crew members

Dave SeglinsJoseph Loiero · CBC News · Posted: Dec 16, 2020 7:09 PM ET | Last Updated: December 16

‘Railroading’ a town: The people of Milton versus CN Rail

By Brennan Leffler and Jeff Semple  |  Global News  |  November 21, 2020 7:00 am   YouTube Link

Mike Harcourt: Vancouver at a crossroads — support mega container terminals or home-grown agriculture?

Opinion: B.C.’s agricultural sector being sidelined to make way for a container terminal that is out of step with any notion of a sustainable city

Publishing date: Dec 11, 2020  |  Mike Harcourt  

6 years after Lac-Mégantic derailment, citizens 'coping' with trauma, study finds

Posted: Jul 06, 2019 2:57 PM ET  |  Julia Page · CBC News | Last Updated: July 6, 2019

Residents remain 'divided' over bypass route, reconstruction efforts, says mayor

Inside 7 major oil train derailments since Lac-Mégantic

6 months ago (approximately June 2020)  |  News  |  7:44

CBC Investigates safety failures along Canada’s railways

Why crude oil trains keep derailing and exploding in Canada — even after the Lac-Mégantic disaster

Posted: Jun 15, 2020 2:00 AM CT  | C BC News  |  Last Updated: June 15

Transport Canada needs to 'drop the hammer' on rail industry, top safety expert says

Guy QuennevilleDave SeglinsJoseph Loiero · 

Are train companies railroading Canadian communities?

Jul 12, 2015​  |  Mcleans  |  Charlie Gillis
Towns and cities across Canada are taking on powerful train companies over everything from speed to belligerence

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