From the archives...Wednesday, March 22, 1995
CN Rail workers hit the bricks
Trains sitting in the Sioux Lookout yard shut down and picket lines went up on Front Street as more than 100 local railway workers joined their counterparts in a nationwide strike against CN Rail.
CN workers in Sioux Lookout began picketing on Front Street at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, joining employees in a nationwide strike.
Nault not “fan” of back-to-work legislation
So how does Kenora-Rainy River MP Robert Nault – an ex-CP Rail employee and union man – feel about his government’s plan to legislate striking CN Rail employees back to work?
Business as usual at Buchanan
Despite a nationwide strike at CN Rail, wood will continue to come and go from mills in northwestern Ontario – and employees of Buchanan Forest Products will stay on the job, a company spokesman said Monday.