VIA Rail: Transforming Passenger Transportation into
a Modern and Sustainable Service for Canada
MONTREAL, April 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is inviting media representatives to its business luncheon on Tuesday, May 1st at noon, during which Mr. Marc Laliberté, President and CEO of VIA Rail Canada, will be speaking.
Mr. Laliberté will describe the transformation undertaken at VIA Rail following an unprecedented investment of nearly one billion dollars from the Government of Canada since 2007. He will also speak about a Canadian vision of passenger rail service as a viable, attractive, and sustainable transportation option for all Canadians.
|Date:||Tuesday, May 1st, 2012|
|| Noon to 2 pm
Talk - 12:15 pm
|| Delta Centre-Ville
777 University Street
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is made up of some 7,000 members. Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and local businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Québec's leading private economic development organization.
For further information:
Advisor, Media Relations
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Tel.: 514-871-4000, extension 4015
Advisor, Media and Community Relations
VIA Rail Canada
Tel.: 514 871-6137 or 514 239-2835