Lac-Megantic Train Disaster

Quebec government suing CP Rail for damages in Lac-Mégantic disaster

The Quebec government is suing Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) for $409 million in damages as a result of the 2013 tragedy at Lac-Mégantic. The lawsuit, filed on Friday at Quebec Superior Court, claims CP failed to take the necessary steps to prevent possible damage from the crude oil carried in the cars in case of derailment. Forty-seven people died in Lac-Mégantic after a convoy of 72 tanker car…

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