Canada readies bill to force end to CN Rail strike


OTTAWA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The Canadian government will introduce legislation on Wednesday to force striking Canadian National Railway Co. employees back to work if there is no contract settlement by then, Labour Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn said on Tuesday. Blackburn said the legislation was ready and could come into effect by Friday. He told reporters the two sides in the strike had only hours left to reach a settlement. The leader of the opposition Liberal party, Stephane Dion, said ...

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