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CP Fights Back over Ottawa’s New Railway Regulations

(Eric Atkins – Globe & Mail)

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has launched a legal action against the federal government in an attempt to overturn new regulations the railways say slow the flow of goods and cost Canadian jobs.

The Calgary-based rail company is seeking permission in the Federal Court of Appeal to fight changes made by the Canadian Transportation Agency to the rules governing a customer’s ability to ship goods with a competing railway, known as interswitching. Read more here.