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CN Rail Buying Winnipeg Trucking Company TransX, Terms of the Deal Not Disclosed

CN Rail Buying Winnipeg Trucking Company TransX, Terms of the Deal Not Disclosed

By The Canadian Press

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A CN locomotive moves through Symington Yard in Winnipeg on November 10, 2012. (CN / HANDOUT)

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. has signed a deal to acquire the Winnipeg-based TransX Group of Companies.

Financial terms of the deal for the privately owned trucking firm were not disclosed.

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Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Death After Arrest

Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Death After Arrest

Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba - IIUManitoba’s police watchdog has launched an investigation into the death of a 41-year-old man following his arrest by Winnipeg police.

Officers were called to a disturbance October 25 near the CN rail line in east Winnipeg. They took a man into custody, who became unresponsible as he was being handcuffed.

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Man Dies After Injury on Winnipeg Railway Track

Man Dies After Injury on Winnipeg Railway Track

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Winnipeg police are trying to piece together how a man was injured and subsequently died after an incident on a railway track north of Wilkes Avenue.

A CN Rail engineer came across the man Friday morning at around 9:30 a.m. and contacted police. The train was halted west of Shaftesbury Boulevard and officers arrived a short time later.

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CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

CN Partners with The Forks for Naming Rights to Stage and Field

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A CN locomotive moves through Symington Yard in Winnipeg on November 10, 2012. (CN / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Forks has hopped aboard a partnership with CN for the new naming rights to its entertainment stage and field.

Now known as CN Stage and Field, the area will continue to serve as a platform for year-round public programming at the site. The venue previously held the name Scotiabank Stage after a long-time sponsorship by the bank.

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CN Investing $130M into Manitoba’s Rail Infrastructure

CN Investing $130M into Manitoba’s Rail Infrastructure

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A CN locomotive moves through Symington Yard in Winnipeg on November 10, 2012. (CN / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — CN Rail is spending $130 million on its rail network in Manitoba, including expanding the company’s rail yard in Winnipeg.

Local investments will add a dozen new extended tracks within its Symington Yard, the centrepiece of CN’s transcontinental network. CN says the extension will improve the efficient handling of rail cars from across Canada and the United States.

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CN Embarking on Manitoba Hiring Spree

CN Embarking on Manitoba Hiring Spree

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CN’s training campus in Transcona (TWITTER)

CN is going on a shopping spree for qualified talent to begin 2018.

The railway company aims to hire nearly 80 conductors in Manitoba in the first quarter of next year. CN is also looking for heavy duty and diesel mechanics and mechanical supervisors in Winnipeg.

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Diesel Spill of 90 Litres in Edmonton Costs CN Rail $2.5 Million in Fines

Diesel Spill of 90 Litres in Edmonton Costs CN Rail $2.5 Million in Fines

By The Canadian Press

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A CN locomotive goes through the CN Taschereau yard in Montreal, Saturday, Nov., 28, 2009. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

EDMONTON – A spill of 90 litres of diesel fuel into an Edmonton storm sewer will cost Canadian National Railway more than $2.5 million in fines.

The federal government says the company has been ordered to pay up after pleading guilty to several environmental charges this week.

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