• Canadian National Railway (CN) on Thursday said it’s started to progressively shut down its eastern freight network, essentially east of Toronto.
Freight shutdown will restrict supplies of food and other materials, business group warns
CN and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce have called on the government to remove the rail blockades.
“Until we have rail service resumed, I would say no level of government is fulfilling its duties to help uphold the rule of law and ensure that commerce can flow freely throughout our country,” Greer said.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he would meet Friday with representatives of indigenous organizations to discuss “a way forward.”
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau spoke with British Columbia Premier John Horgan about the protests Thursday, Trudeau’s office said.