There were 42 incidents of runaways in 2015, significant increase over the 30 cases of runaways reported in 2014
Jun 05, 2016
Transport Canada has fallen short on improvements in wake of Lac-Mégantic disaster, watchdog says
May 29, 2016
Police, city hall send letters to landlords of buildings with dispensaries present to remind them that such shops violate local by-laws and the property owners are subject to stiff financial penalties
May 18, 2016
Railway Association of Canada drew fire after it dismissed the idea that the derailment could have been prevented if the train’s automatic brakes were deployed
Apr 28, 2016
Philpott says she has asked bureaucrats in her department to deal with gaps that make it hard for front-line workers to respond to crisis
Apr 18, 2016
Managing social norms is as important as rewriting the rules of cannabis consumption in Canada, conference hears
Apr 17, 2016
The Markham-born runner is gearing up for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Apr 12, 2016
The position was created as a result of MLB handing down an edict this spring that all 30 teams must begin staffing full-time Spanish translators
Mar 24, 2016
If he’s successful, he will become the first player in nearly 60 years to leave Cuba legally and play in the majors, without having to defect
Mar 11, 2016
Head of transportation agency says regulations should only include defences that guarantee a train won’t run away, after revelations that a 10-second safety procedure could have prevented the Lac-Mégantic disaster
Mar 09, 2016
Grant Robertson is an award-winning journalist who has been recognized for investigative journalism, sports writing and business reporting. He joined The Globe and Mail in 2005, from the Calgary Herald.
Currently a member of The Globe and Mail’s investigative team based in Toronto, he has covered two Olympics, written extensively about business and the financial markets, and has worked as a political reporter on Parliament Hill. His work has also appeared in Report on Business Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
He is the winner of five National Newspaper Awards; including business reporting (2004, 2014), sports writing (2011), explanatory writing (2011), and short feature writing (2013).
He is a three-time finalist for the Michener Award, presented by the Governor General for meritorious public service journalism, including a 2008 investigation into Canada’s 911 emergency response system, and a 2013 probe into the deadly rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Que.
Born and raised in Calgary, he now lives in Toronto and is an avid runner.