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Tuesday: Train safety- Olivia Chow, Mining Decision, Lac Megantic Environment and more

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Highlights Include:

Part One:

* Train safety: Chow. Opposition Transportation critic Olivia Chow responds to new federal government rules designed to prevent a disaster like the one in Lac Megantic.
* Chicken manure follow: The scandal around Abbotsford, B.C.'s plan to use chicken manure to ward off homeless people gets stinkier, when CBC uncovers that the move was not just the bad decision by one employee.
 
Part Two:
* Mining decision. An Ontario court ruling means it may be possible for Canadian mining companies to be prosecuted in Canada for crimes abroad.
* Lac Megantic environment: An analyst describes the effect of the 5.7 million litres of crude oil that seeped in the train disaster.

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