/R E P E A T -- 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.



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


Tuesday, February 7, 2017


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



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, visit About VIA Rail at www.viarail.ca/en/about-via-rail.

Follow VIA Rail
Twitter @VIA_rail  
Facebook viarailcanada 
Instagram @viarailcanada
VIA : The Blog


SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

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


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890