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Lac-Megantic settlement just a fraction of what's needed, town says

The funds earmarked for those affected by the Lac-Megantic train disaster represent just a fraction of what's needed, a town official says. Read more...

Lac Megantic settlement fund now over $200M, halfway to goal

A proposed settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Canada is nearly halfway to a goal of $500 million in funding commitments ahead of its filing next month. Read more...

Fatigue, workload concerns flagged just before Lac-Megantic disaster

A train operator's level of fatigue, sleep patterns and ability to "make effective, safe decisions" were among the risk factors singled out in Transport Canada guidelines Read more...

Lac-Megantic, dignitaries honour dead one year after rail disaster

The people of Lac-Megantic marked the first anniversary Sunday of the fatal rail disaster that wiped out part of their town with church services, a salute to first responders and moving tributes to the dead. Read more...

Heavy hearts on first anniversary of Lac-Megantic train tragedy

Hours after a solemn procession passed the spot where tragedy struck Lac-Megantic a year ago Sunday, crowds packed Ste-Agnes Church to remember the 47 people who perished when a runaway train derailed in the centre of town and exploded. Read more...

From June 30th to July 6th- News Talk Radio, CJAD 800 will have special coverage of the one year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy.

Special reports

Each morning CJAD 800 News will look at various aspects of the anniversary including the lingering emotional toil, the physical reconstruction and the commemorative events.

Aaron Rand broadcast

Aaron Rand Show will broadcast from the Centre Sportif Mégantic. Aaron will describe the scene and the feeling in the community and re-connect with community leaders, survivors and witnesses.

Each day you will find new photos and videos from Lac-Mégantic- comparing the situation immediately after the disaster to present day.


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Lac Mégantic: Video 2014