Re: "We learned from Lac-Mégantic, continuing to drive towards goal of zero accidents: Railway Association," (The Hill Times, Feb. 8, p. ). Michael Bourque, president and CEO of the Railway Association of Canada (RAC)—responding to my Hill Times commentary (Feb. 1, 2016), "Have we learned the lessons of Lac-Mégantic? No,"— accuses me of spreading false information. He concludes: “We learned from Lac-Mégantic.” Let me recall some inconvenient truths about the RAC. At a time when oil transportation by rail
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