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.
The woman walking the Trans Canda trail from coast to coast plus up to the Arctic was approaching Pinawa yesterday after hunkering down for a few weeks in Rennie during our extreme cold snap. Some photos she posted (I recognize the cottage - Betula Lake) ... See MoreSee Less