August 19, 2014 | News,
OTTAWA- This morning the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its final report into the derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train on 6 July 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Québec. CAFC President Stephen Gamble provided the following statement: “The safety of our communities is essential and we believe these Transportation Safety Board recommendations are key […]
June 12, 2014 | News,
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April 23, 2014 | News,
The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs commends Minister Raitt and the Government of Canada for requiring Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP) for the shipment of crude oil, ethanol and other flammable liquid products by rail. The Minister’s announcement today will result in first responders having access to specialized response capabilities when responding to these high risk dangerous goods incidents.