May 26, 2018 – This afternoon, the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), representing the running trades, has reported that they and the IBEW, representing the signal maintainers, has issued the 72 hour strike notice to the CPR. Canaan Transport estimates that the earliest a strike could start is 2200 hours EDT, Tuesday, May 29. The union also states that they are committed to continuing to bargain with CP even though the 72 hour notice has been issued.