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CBC News 19 Feb 2020

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


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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