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CBC News 19 Feb 2020

Via Rail issues temporary layoffs to hundreds of workers as blockade continues

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Via Rail says it will be temporarily laying off up to 1,000 people as rail blockades in B.C. and Ontario have brought the passenger rail services network to a virtual standstill. It's the first time in Via's 42-year history that the carrier has had to interrupt most of its passenger service across the country, Via said.


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