BC train derailment: “Only a matter of time” before another Lac-Megantic tragedy

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I was in British Columbia covering the construction of the GasLink pipeline and the protests surrounding it when news broke of a trail derailment in central B.C.

The Post Millennial reports:

A train derailment in British Columbia led to a local school being evacuated. The train derailment happened approximately 40 kilometres east of Prince George, at 10 a.m. PST. It is still unknown what the train is carrying. (...) 

This is the second train derailment in two days, and the twelfth since December.

Three of the derailments have taken place in British Columbia. The cause for the derailment is currently under investigation.

The CBC reports that according to CN, there is "no danger to public safety" and "no injuries, leaks or fires after approximately 20 cars went off the rails in a small community east of Prince George. CN says the cause of the incident is under investigation."

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