- Check the weather forecast before travelling.
- Reduce speed: when road conditions are poor, it takes longer to stop.
- When approaching railway crossings, turn off your radio and heating fans so you can listen for trains.
- Look for railway warning signs and signals and remember that snow may cover train tracks at a crossing.
- Use winter tires.
- Do not driv
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Last year in North America, there were over 3,400 collisions with trains, resulting in over 2,200 serious injuries or fatalities.
Rail safety is a core value at CN and CN Police wants to be a part of the effort to minimize the risk of accidents related to winter driving.
The Ontario government is expanding the 511 app to include new winter driving features that will provide drivers and the trucking industry with additional information to support safer route planning when travelling on provincial highways.
OTTAWA–Sen. Murray Sinclair says he has teamed up with primatologist Jane Goodall to propose a law to protect captive animals and ban imports of elephant ivory and hunting trophies into Canada.
OTTAWA - The Liberals are preparing to cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and duelling committee motions for nearly two months.
Large swaths of southern and central Ontario were thrust into a wind storm Sunday that left hundreds of thousands of residents without power in the evening.
Hydro One said it was working to restore electricity to more than 230,000 clients, while Toronto Hydro reported an outage affecting thousands more.
OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is poised to introduce legislation aimed at better safeguarding the privacy of Canadians in the digital era.
The bill, to be tabled as early as this week, would be a step toward realizing commitments set out in the mandate letter of Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains.
FREDERICTON - Closing arguments are underway in the trial of Matthew Raymond, the Fredericton man accused of murder in the shooting deaths of four people in the city two years ago.
Crown prosecutors and defence lawyers are delivering their arguments today in the jury trial that has lasted more than nine weeks and involved more than 40 witnesses.
TORONTO–The appeal in the case of two Toronto men convicted of promoting hatred against women and Jews is underway.
Among other things, James Sears, editor of Your Ward News, is arguing his trial lawyer did not represent him properly.
He says the lawyer refused to call any witnesses despite being urged to do so.
TORONTO - The trial for the man who killed 10 people and hurt 16 others after driving a van down a Toronto sidewalk is set to get underway today.
Alek Minassian, 28, of Richmond Hill, Ont., faces 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder.
He has admitted in court to planning and carrying out the attack on April 23, 2018.