Canada passenger rail company lays off 1,000 staff as blockades bite

Reuters Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Canada's passenger rail company on Wednesday said blockades by demonstrators had forced it to temporarily lay off 1,000 employees, adding to pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to solve a two-week protest.
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