Lac-Megantic Train Disaster

CP officially asks to appeal $430-million Lac-Megantic settlement fund for victims

The $430-million settlement fund in the Lac-Megantic train disaster is illegal because the Quebec judge who approved it did not have the authority to do so, Canadian Pacific Railway said in its official leave for appeal Monday. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press state the railway will argue that Superior Court Justice Gaetan Dumas erred in law by overstepping his jurisdiction in granting co…

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