The Canadian Press

2014-05-13 | CRIME Lac Megantic Charges

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On May 12th Montreal prosecutors announced that Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd. and two officials and an engineer of the insolvent railway would each face 47 counts of criminal negligence causing death stemming from a 2013 railway disaster that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt wouldn't comment on the charges, but said her thoughts were with the town's residents.

Date: 2014-05-13
Placeline: SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's going to be a tough time for the people of lac-megantic now that the charges have been laid because they're going to be thinking about it again so I have course I always think about the community the matter is before the courts but you know we always said that if girls have been broken if laws been broken would you expect people to be to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law >>