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Rail safety improvements announced by Lisa Raitt in wake of Lac-Mégantic
Rail safety improvements announced by Lisa Raitt in wake of Lac-Mégantic

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt is announcing today new safety rules to prevent tragedies like the one that destroyed part of Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer. is carrying her press conference live.



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