Source: CBC News, November 19, 2019
3,200 conductors, yard workers went on strike across country Tuesday
A strike by thousands of Canadian National Railway workers will likely make a bad harvest even worse, warns the head of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association.
On Tuesday, roughly 3,200 conductors and yard workers went on strike across the country after talks between the company and workers fell apart.
Jim Wickett, a farmer near Rosetown, Sask., and chair of the wheat growers association, says even a brief stoppage in the rail system could create serious problems.
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