The CN Derailment occurred on January 6, 2018. The derailment involved 23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life. The area is in a remote location and the cleanup has been in progress since January.
Please continue to watch the WCA website for news and updates on the status of the cleanup. Copies of the WCA’s previous correspondence with the Department of Sustainable Development can be seen at the links below.
From Manitoba Hydro – “Just a reminder – due to safety concerns with physical distancing related to COVID-19, public access at all Winnipeg River generating stations remains closed. This restriction also affects access to portions of the Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) crossing at the Great Falls and Seven Sisters generating stations”. ... See MoreSee Less