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A Change Strategy for Industrial Relations: When the Old Meets the Future at CP Rail

Bryan Downie, Mary Lou Coates
Publication date: September, 1996

This article from 1996 takes a look at CP Rail, and the tremendous pressures for change it was being confronted with. Environmental forces, government policy and the responses of management and labour to their environment had a significant impact on industrial relations policies and practices at CP Rail. The story at CP Rail represents a classic case of an old system of industrial relations finally yielding to overwhelming forces for change.