May 28, 2019
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CRUDE #5 – A Town, Annihilated
The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster was a calamity like we’ve never seen before. The families of the victims never got justice. But the conditions that made it possible have barely changed. And the next time could be far worse.
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer, COMMONS
Jordan Cornish
Producer, COMMONS

The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster was a calamity like we’ve never seen before. The families of the victims never got justice. But the conditions that made it possible have barely changed. And the next time could be far worse.

Featured in this episode: Bruce Campbell, Dylan Robertson (Winnipeg Free Press)

To learn more:

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster: Public Betrayal, Justice Denied by Bruce Campbell.

“Alberta Crisis, Winnipeg Danger” by Dylan Robertson in the Winnipeg Free Press

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