Tom Harding and Richard Labrie Did Not Cause The Lac-Mégantic Tragedy

Any conviction of rail workers at the end of the long danger chain is an obstacle to safety or accountability That can only come from a full public inquiry that holds policy makers responsible. Here’s a review of some of the critically important factors that will never be addressed by…

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What the jury in the Lac-Mégantic trial didn’t hear

CBC.ca Justice Gaétan Dumas rejected motions to acquit 2 accused but scolded Crown for weakness of case Marie-Hélène Rousseau • Claude Rivest • CBC News 4 Hours Ago The jury is is deliberating in the trial of three former rail workers charged with criminal negligence causing 47 deaths for their…

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MMA Railway Created ‘Perfect Storm,’ Defence For Tom Harding Tells Lac-Mégantic Trial

Superior Court Justice Gaétan Dumas to instruct jury Wednesday as 3-month trial wraps By Alison Brunette, CBC News Posted: Jan 09, 2018 7:35 PM ETLast Updated: Jan 09, 2018 7:40 PM ET Defence lawyer Charles Shearson wrapped up two days of closing arguments at the Sherbrooke courthouse Tuesday. (Antoni Nerestant/CBC) The…

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MMA Locomotive Engineer Didn’t Cause Tragedy, Defense Tells Lac-Mégantic Trial

Thomas Harding’s lawyers say rail company never assessed risks of parking train on Nantes slope By Alison Brunette, CBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2018 7:21 AM ETLast Updated: Jan 08, 2018 8:15 PM ET Tom Harding, left, consults with his legal team, Charles Shearson and Tom Walsh, at the Sherbrooke courthouse.…

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Protests Coast To Coast, And Even Abroad Meet The Final Phase Of The Lac-Mégantic Trial

The most important rail safety trial of our time will soon be in the hands of the jury. They are tasked with the difficult decision of whether or not to hold rail workers accountable for actions of their employers because it’s plain that there will be no other accountability, despite…

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Message from Italian Rail Workers Supporting Harding and Labrie

CUB RAIL, An Italian Rail Workers Organization Has Been A Long Time Supporter Of The Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers.   Tutta la nostra solidarietà e tutto il nostro appoggio ai ferrovieri processati per il disastro di Lac Mégantic. Vogliamo Tom libero!   All our solidarity and all our support to the…

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Support for Harding and Labrie is increasingly international

A Brazilian Workers Union Takes Up The Cause of Supporting the Scapegoated Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers   Quinta, 04 de janeiro de 2018 CSP-Conlutas – Central Sindical e Popular Apoio Apoio internacional CSP-Conlutas expressa apoio a ferroviários do Canadá acusados de negligência em acidente 03/01/2018 Tom Harding, à esquerda, em julgamento…

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KPFA WorkWeek Radio covers the Campaign

From the Open-Publishing Newswire Related Categories: International | North Bay / Marin | U.S. | Labor & Workers Campaign For Framed Railroad Workers Facing Trial For Lac-Mégantic Wreck by KPFA WorkWeek Radio Wednesday Dec 27th, 2017 10:51 AM Three railroad workers are on trial in Lac-Mégantic, Canada for causing a…

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National Press Release

Press Release Drop The Charges! Safe Rails Now! No More Lac-Mégantics! Rallies Across The Nation Supporting The Scapegoated Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers Washington DC, January 2, 2018: Protest events will take place across North America and around the world this week calling for real rail safety and accountability regarding rail disasters…

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