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A Via Rail train hit a CN train derailed near Gananoque, Ont., on Friday, halting train service between Ottawa and Toronto and Toronto and Montreal. CBC
Derailed CN freight car hits Via Rail train near Gananoque

A derailed CN freight car crashed into a passenger Via Rail train near Gananoque, Ont., on Friday afternoon, stopping train service between Toronto and Montreal just ahead of the long weekend. Service is also cancelled between Ottawa and Toronto.

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  • A Via Rail train hit a CN train derailed near Gananoque, Ont., on Friday, halting train service between Ottawa and Toronto and Toronto and Montreal. CBCDerailed CN freight car hits Via Rail train near Gananoque
    cbc.ca - 2014-08-01 3:49 PM

    A derailed CN freight car crashed into a passenger Via Rail train near Gananoque, Ont., on Friday afternoon, stopping train service between Toronto and Montreal just ahead of the long weekend. Service is also cancelled between Ottawa and Toronto.

  • 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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