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Preconditions, Regulatory Failure and Corporate Negligence Behind the Lac-Mégantic Disaster

  • Bruce Campbell

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  • Bruce Campbell
    Former Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and 2015 recipient of the Law Foundation of Ontario Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

In the course of this research the author interviewed numerous, mainly former, insiders at Transport Canada, the Privy Council, and the Treasury Board. The author compiled contemporaneous notes, taped or email records of his interviews. In most cases, the author agreed, as per their wishes, to protect their identities. The author is currently writing a book on the Lac-Mégantic disaster.

Cover of Quels enseignements avons-nous tirés de la catastrophe ferroviaire survenue à Lac-Mégantic, Volume 48, Special Issue, 2018, pp. 5-226, Revue générale de droit

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