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NDP pushes for House Transport Committee probe into rail safety in Canada after catastrophic Lac-Mégantic train derailment

The House Transport Committee is holding an emergency meeting on Parliament Hill today after its NDP members pushed for it to review Canadian rail safety in the wake of the catastrophic Lac-Mégantic train derailment on July 6.

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NDP MP Olivia Chow, left, pushed for the House Transport Committee to meet. Conservative MP Larry Miller is chair of the House Transport Committee.

 

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NDP pushes for House Transport Committee probe into rail safety in Canada after catastrophic Lac-Mégantic train derailment

The House Transport Committee is holding an emergency meeting on Parliament Hill today after its NDP members pushed for it to review Canadian rail safety in the wake of the catastrophic Lac-Mégantic train derailment on July 6.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
NDP MP Olivia Chow, left, pushed for the House Transport Committee to meet. Conservative MP Larry Miller is chair of the House Transport Committee.

 

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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