Media Advisory - All aboard for the Canada 150 Celebrations with VIA Rail Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Member of Parliament David McGuinty, and Ottawa Mayor, Jim Watson, will join Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, on Tuesday, February 7th to present VIA Rail's plans for Canada's 150th anniversary.

 


Who:

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport


David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South


Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa


Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada





Date:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017





Time:




12:20 - 12:30


Arrival of media representatives

12:30 - 12:40


Press conference

12:40 - 12:45


Photo shoot outside

12:45 - 12:50


Scrum





Location:






VIA Rail's Ottawa train station



200, Tremblay Road, Ottawa


 

About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail (viarail.ca) and its 2,600 employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking over 400 communities across Canada and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports nearly four million passengers annually. The Corporation was awarded seven Safety Awards by the Railway Association of Canada over the last eight years. For more information, visitAbout VIA Rail at www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.

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For further information: Mariam Diaby, Media Relations, VIA Rail Canada, 514 871-6010, 1 877 393-8787, mariam_diaby@viarail.ca, media@viarail.ca

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