Minister of Transport Marc Garneau and Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi spoke at the House of Commons on Tuesday about the week-long CN rail strike. Garuneau said that despite the eight-day interruption, CN will provide a “revised winter plan” to have the trains running again.
CN Rail and the union representing workers have reached a tentative agreement after a week-long strike, both sides announced Tuesday.
About 3,200 CN workers have been without a contract since July 23. They walked off the job on Nov. 19 over concerns about long hours, fatigue and “dangerous working conditions.”
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