From the archives: How oil from the U.S. Bakken formation decimated Lac-Mégantic Add to ...


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In this special investigative report, Globe and Mail reporter Jacquie McNish explains how an oil shipment from the United States contributed to the worst rail disaster in Canadian history. From the oil sands of North Dakota to the small Quebec village of Lac-Megantic, this investigation shows how a bottleneck in pipelines set in motion a series of events that ended in tragedy.

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