MEDIA

Pitt Meadows CP Expansion Project​

Port authority puts pause on Pitt Meadows overpass

Harris Road underpass going ahead

Mar. 13, 2021 | Neil Corbett | Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News

LETTER: CP rail plans give Pitt Meadows resident food for thought

Increasing rail traffic is a concern for residents near rail line, local woman noted

Mar. 12, 2021 |  Letter to the Editor: Diana Allen, Pitt Meadows

Container plans put pressure on Port of Vancouver tenants, neighbours 

Long-time Port of Vancouver tenant West Coast Reduction is feeling the squeeze as a decision on Roberts Bank Terminal 2 remains up in the air. 

Feb 19, 2021 |  Derrick Penner  |  Vancouver Sun 

Farmers oppose destruction of Pitt Meadows farmland

Say the proposed CP Rail logistics yard takes ag land, and will impact farmers

Feb. 2, 2021  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

Proposed CP Rail expansion in Pitt Meadows would eat up 100 acres of farmland

Feb. 1, 2021 |  Cloe Logan | NewsFood Insider

STOPCPRAIL group would stop all

Jan. 23, 2021 12:00 p.m.  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News​

  

Pitt Meadows council wants CP Railway to pay more local taxes due to company's impact on city

Councillors vote to begin process to reclassify rail operations to reflect noise, pollution they bring

Jan. 21, 2021  |  Rafferty Baker  |  CBC News

Opponents of CP Rail’s logistics yard rally support in Pitt Meadows

Deadline is Jan. 15 for feedback in first public consultation

Jan. 5, 2021  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows News​

CP Rail’s plans for extension cause concern

Jan. 13, 2021  |  Country Life in BC  |  by Peter Mitham

Residents, council rally against CPR expansion

Dec. 17, 2020 A3  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars from logistics park

CPR at public meeting of Pitt Meadows council

Dec. 16, 2020 8:00 p.m.  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

From ‘The Natural Place’ to ‘The Industrial Place’

Pitt Meadows residents, council rally again CPR logistics park

Dec. 12, 2020 12:00 p.m.  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

CP’s logistics yard brings new level of fire hazard to Pitt Meadows

Fire department will need more career firefighters and training: Larsson

Dec. 8, 2020 12:00 p.m.  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

Pitt Meadows city hall and residents oppose new CP Rail operation

Company announces plans for CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Dec. 3, 2020  |  Neil Corbett  |  Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

Canadian Pacific Gets Early Christmas Present from Maersk

22 Nov. 2020 | Joanna Marsh  |  Freight Waves

New facilities coming to Pitt Meadows intermodal yard

CP Rail and Maersk announce new agreement

Sep. 17, 2020  |  Neil Corbett  |  The Maple Ridge Pitt-Meadows News

Press Releases 

CP Clarifies Timing and Nature of Consultation with Full City Council and CAO as December 1, 2020

CP Clarifies Timing and Nature of Consultation with Full City Council and CAO as December 1, 2020

At the Council Meeting on December 15, 2020, CP's Vice President, Jeff Edwards, provided clarification regarding the timing, nature and extent of their engagement with the full Pitt Meadows City Council in relation to  the CP Industrial Logistics Park as December 1, 2020. 

CP supporting Canada’s economic recovery with a transload and logistics hub on Canada’s Pacific coast; community engagement process underway for the CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Dec. 2, 2020​  |  Press Release From: CP

Council Opposed to CP’s Proposed Expansion of Intermodal Facility

Dec. 3, 2020​  |  Press Release From: City of Pitt Meadows

 

Pitt Meadows Council Meetings


Regular Meeting of Council Mar 2, 2021

02h 19m |  Agenda  |  Minutes  Video 

 

Regular Meeting of Council Dec 15, 2020

03h 27m |  Agenda   |  Minutes  |   Video   |  Council Motion 

Rail Transportation, Issues and Concerns 

Fort Frances, Ont., homeowner steaming over idling locomotives 'belching diesel'

Mar 30, 2021 | Jeff Walters | CBC News | Thunder Bay

No injuries at train derailment near Field, B.C.

Mar 20, 2021 | Cathy Ellis | St Albert Today

CP Rail leaves mountain train parked without crew or handbrakes near site of deadly 2019 runaway crash

Mar 19, 2021 | Dave SeglinsJoseph Loiero | CBC News

U.S. analysts predict more oil by rail as cross-border pipeline debates rage

March 8th 2021 | James McCarten | Canada's National Observer 

‘Frustrated’ Squamish Nation present survey to CN Rail in hope of operational changes

"Not only do we hear the engines humming, but some houses rattle because of the engines."

Mar. 6 2021 | Elisia Seeber | North Shore News

Additional tax will silence CP Rail train whistles near Shuswap homes

Owners of nine properties near Sicamous will pay for liability insurance at crossing

Feb. 19, 2021  |  Jim Elliot

Removal of 42 CP Rail cars ongoing near Crowsnest Lake in southern Alberta after derailment

Feb. 15, 2021  |  Dave Dormer  |  CTVNewsCalgary.ca Digital Producer

CP Rail freight train carrying potash derails in Crowsnest Pass

Feb. 13, 2021 | CBC News

'At least' 20 CP Rail cars leave track near Crowsnest Lake in southern Alberta

Feb. 12, 2021 | Dave Dormer | CTVNews Calgary.ca Digital Producer

Booms, bangs and bells: Edmonton residents fed up with new 24/7 train noise from CN Rail yard - Edmonton

Feb. 5, 2021  |  Sarah Ryan  |  Global News

RCMP launch probe into Canadian Pacific runaway train crash that killed 3 crew members

Dec 16, 2020  |  Dave SeglinsJoseph Loiero · CBC News

‘Railroading’ a town: The people of Milton versus CN Rail

Nov. 21, 2020 7:00 am   |  By Brennan Leffler and Jeff Semple  |  Global News  |    YouTube Link 

Mike Harcourt: Vancouver at a crossroads — support mega container terminals or home-grown agriculture?

Opinion: B.C.’s agricultural sector being sidelined to make way for a container terminal that is out of step with any notion of a sustainable city

Dec. 11, 2020  |  Mike Harcourt  

Canadian Pacific seeks opportunities in its land holdings

Multiyear rail contract and deal with Maersk to build transload facility at Vancouver is an example of CP working with a partner to develop CP-owned land

Tues., Oct. 20, 2020  |  Joanna Marsh 

6 years after Lac-Mégantic derailment, citizens 'coping' with trauma, study finds

Residents remain 'divided' over bypass route, reconstruction efforts, says mayor

Jul. 6, 2019  |  Julia Page · CBC News 

Constant noise from CN Rail tracks rattles Squamish Nation members

With three CN Rail tracks just metres from their homes, Squamish Nation members living on the Eslhá7an reserve near Mosquito Creek are putting up with unacceptable levels of noise, pollution and health impacts, residents say.

Jul 1, 2020 | Brent Richter | North Shore News

Inside 7 major oil train derailments since Lac-Mégantic

6 months ago (approximately June 2020)  |  News  |  7:44

CBC Investigates safety failures along Canada’s railways

Why crude oil trains keep derailing and exploding in Canada — even after the Lac-Mégantic disaster

Transport Canada needs to 'drop the hammer' on rail industry, top safety expert says

Jun. 15, 2020 | Guy QuennevilleDave SeglinsJoseph Loiero ·   |  CBC News

'You think it's a bomb': East Van residents frustrated by noisy trains 

Two years ago, Canadian National Railway increased traffic on the Burrard Inlet Line to up to six trains a day. 

Jan 23, 2019 | Cheryl Chan | Vancouver Sun

Are train companies railroading Canadian communities?

Jul. 12, 2015​  |  Mcleans  |  Charlie Gillis
Towns and cities across Canada are taking on powerful train companies over everything from speed to belligerence