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Via Rail spokesperson Mylène Bélanger said 16 trains were cancelled after the crash, affecting 4,100 passengers. Train service is expected to resume Saturday. OPP East Twitter
Derailed CN freight car hits Via Rail train near Gananoque

A derailed CN freight car that crashed into a Via Rail train near Gananoque, Ont., caused headaches for thousands of passengers leading into the long weekend. Cancelled train service between Toronto and Montreal and Toronto and Ottawa is expected to resume Saturday, but finding buses and drivers to accommodate travellers in the meantime has been a problem.

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  • Via Rail spokesperson Mylène Bélanger said 16 trains were cancelled after the crash, affecting 4,100 passengers. Train service is expected to resume Saturday. OPP East TwitterDerailed CN freight car hits Via Rail train near Gananoque
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-01 3:49 PM

    A derailed CN freight car that crashed into a Via Rail train near Gananoque, Ont., caused headaches for thousands of passengers leading into the long weekend. Cancelled train service between Toronto and Montreal and Toronto and Ottawa is expected to resume Saturday, but finding buses and drivers to accommodate travellers in the meantime has been a problem.

  • Delays caused by this crash have lead to slow morning drives all over Hamilton. Ontario Provincial PoliceBurlington Skyway closed all weekend as engineers assess damage
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-01 10:08 AM

    The Burlington Skyway will be closed for the entire weekend, forcing tens of thousands of holiday weekend travellers to find alternate routes around the vital artery into Toronto and the Golden Horseshoe.

  • CBCLegendary Ojibwa sniper unsung hero of WW I
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-01 4:39 PM

    He was the most decorated First Nations soldier in the history of the Canadian military, but very few people have ever heard of Francis Pegahmagabow.

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  • Via service in east Ontario to resume today
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-02 1:00 AM

    GANANOQUE, Ont. - Via Rail train service is scheduled to resume today on the Toronto to Montreal and Toronto to Ottawa routes.

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    JASPER, Alta. - The RCMP in Jasper, Alta say the discovery of human remains on the Athabasca Glacier has closed a 19 year old missing persons case.

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