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News release
​​​​​​​Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement on the safe transportation of dangerous good by Canada’s Minister of Transportation.
  • Public safety
  • Rail safety
News release
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement in on the anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy.
  • Rail safety
News release
Remarks for Pauline Quinlan — Chair of Rail Safety Working Group
  • Rail safety
News release
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) welcomes stricter standards and expects special measures will be introduced during the phase-in period.
  • Public safety
  • Rail safety
News release
FCM welcomes the federal government's plan to establish a set of minimum insurance requirements for rail companies and to impose levies on companies that ship crude oil. The proposed legislation answers FCM's call for a comprehensive approach that makes railways and crude oil shippers pay the full costs of rail disasters.
  • Rail safety
News release
FCM President Brad Woodside issued the following statement regarding the announcement: "FCM welcomes today's announcement by Minister Raitt of additional safety measures that respond directly to recommendations made by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
  • Rail safety
News release
This morning the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its final report into the investigation into the derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train on 6 July 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Québec.
  • Public safety
  • Rail safety
News release
This morning FCM's National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group met with Transport Minister Lisa Raitt regarding a series of new rail safety measures announced by the federal government. FCM President Brad Woodside issued the following statement regarding the announcement.
  • Rail safety
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