Blockades hurting retailers, forest industry in Atlantic Canada

Protesters block a truck at the Fairview Cove container terminal in Halifax on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in solidarity with the Wet’suwe’ten land defenders. - Tim Krochak

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CN Rail said on Thursday it has  been forced to initiate "a disciplined and progressive shutdown" of its operations in Eastern Canada as a result of a continued blockade of the rail line that could have a dramatic affect on customers in Atlantic Canada.

The railway in a statement said its decision to shutdown Eastern Canada operations include "stopping and safely securing all trans-continental trains across its Canadian network and may imminently lead to temporary layoffs within the company’s Eastern Canadian operational staff."

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Source: The Chronicle Herald

 

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