Media Advisory - VIA Rail honours the military

MONTRÉAL, June 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - On June 29th, at VIA Rail's Kingston station, Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and CEO of VIA Rail Canada, and Scott Maxwell, Executive Director of Wounded Warriors Canada, will announce their partnership which aims to pay tribute to Canadian veterans. Some members of the military community will be present to mark the event.



Scott Maxwell, Executive Director, Wounded Warriors Canada

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


Thursday, June 29, 2017


1:30 p.m.


VIA Rail's Kingston station

1800, John Counter Boulevard

There will be a photo opportunity after the press briefing.


About Wounded Warriors

Wounded Warriors Canada is a non-profit organization that supports Canada's ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, First Responders and their families. Through a wide range of national programs and services, Wounded Warriors is dedicated to providing programs focused on mental health and, particularly, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

About VIA Rail Canada

As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail ( 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

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SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: Mariam Diaby, Relations médias, VIA Rail Canada, 514 871-6010, 1 877 393-8787,,


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