Canada: CN Rail to shut down Eastern Canadian operations due to protests

From Reuters; February 13, 2020

(Reuters) – Canadian National Railway Co (CNR.TO) will shut operations in Eastern Canada as its rail lines continue to be blocked by anti-pipeline protesters, the country’s biggest railroad operator said on Thursday.

The protests by an indigenous community opposing the construction of a gas pipeline project in British Columbia and its supporters have disrupted passenger trains and goods transportation for the seventh straight day.

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