Pressure on Ottawa as CP Rail stoppage enters 2nd day


The strain is on in Ottawa within the provide day as a CP Rail paintings stoppage enters its 2nd day.

Industry leaders and politicians have suggested Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan to complete the labour dispute after 3,000 conductors, engineers and get ready and backyard personnel have been off the process over the weekend.

The company and union each and every blamed one every other for causing the paintings stoppage, even supposing each and every moreover discussed that they had been however talking with federal mediators on Sunday.

Canadian Chamber of Trade President Perrin Beatty says O’Regan will have to table once more to paintings rules straight away. He warns the results to the supply chain — already battered via the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty in northern Europe — may well be excessive.

The House of Commons resumes within the provide day following a two-week wreck, so rules would possibly come straight away if the government so chooses.

On the other hand a spokeswoman for O’Regan discussed the day past that the government believes the perfect deal is reached at the bargaining table.

This record via The Canadian Press was once first published March 21, 2022.

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