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, NB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's gonna be a tough time for the people black Megantic of now that the charges have been laid because they're gonna be thinking about it again so I of course I always think about the community on the matters before the courts but you know we always said that are fools of them broke into applause broken we do expect people to be to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law >>

Clip ID: 20140513CPCN002