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November 21, 2019

 
 
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CN Rail strike will cause ‘significant losses and layoffs’ in many sectors if it drags on, industry group says
  CN Rail strike will cause ‘significant losses and layoffs’ in many sectors if it drags on, industry group says
 

Eric Atkins

 
Transportation Reporter
Businesses are braced for a wider impact of a strike at Canadian National Railway Co., as the company and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference continued to negotiate on a new collective bargaining agreement.

 
About 3,200 CN train conductors and yard workers walked off the job just past midnight on Tuesday morning, halting shipments of grain, forest products and other freight on Canada’s largest rail network.

 
 
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GM sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging union bribes cost it billions
  GM sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging union bribes cost it billions
 

Nick Carey

 
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Metro to increase use of self-checkouts as it copes with labour crunch
  Metro to increase use of self-checkouts as it copes with labour crunch
 

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Opinion
 
CN strike causes serious distribution problem for Canada’s farmers
 

Sylvain Charlebois

Sylvain Charlebois is a professor of food distribution and policy, and director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab, at Dalhousie University

 
After a harvest from hell across the country, farmers now have to deal with a new problem: the CN railway strike.

 
 
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Canadian dollar rises after Poloz comments on BoC policy
 
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Poloz says BoC’s policy suits current economic conditions
 
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