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August 28, 1987
The Canadian government introduced mandatory back-to-work legislation aimed at ending a four-day national strike by 48,000 rail workers after contract talks with a federal mediator broke down. Under the bill, an arbitrator would be asked to impose a settlement within 60 days. The bill was expected to pass through Parliament quickly, and the railways could be operating again by the weekend.
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January 15, 1990 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There was a time in this fair land When the railroad did not run. . . . --Gordon Lightfoot The tape-recorded telephone message at the train station in Chapleau, Ontario, says the train to Vancouver will be in at 8:30 p.m. But the toll-free hot line to the railhead in Montreal says the train will leave Chapleau at 1:15 a.m. A passenger in Chapleau who heeds the hot line and goes to the station at 1 a.m.
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January 15, 1990 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There was a time in this fair land When the railroad did not run. . . . --Gordon Lightfoot The tape-recorded telephone message at the train station in Chapleau, Ontario, says the train to Vancouver will be in at 8:30 p.m. But the toll-free hot line to the railhead in Montreal says the train will leave Chapleau at 1:15 a.m. A passenger in Chapleau who heeds the hot line and goes to the station at 1 a.m.
NEWS
August 28, 1987
The Canadian government introduced mandatory back-to-work legislation aimed at ending a four-day national strike by 48,000 rail workers after contract talks with a federal mediator broke down. Under the bill, an arbitrator would be asked to impose a settlement within 60 days. The bill was expected to pass through Parliament quickly, and the railways could be operating again by the weekend.
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