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Apr 24, 2017, 08:00 ET New virtual-reality campaign aims to keep Canadians safe around train tracks and rail crossings

MONTREAL, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Every year, dozens of Canadians – especially young Canadians – are killed or injured when they put themselves in unsafe situations around railway tracks and trains....


Apr 21, 2017, 11:21 ET Media Advisory - Transport Minister Marc Garneau to attend launch of new virtual-reality rail-safety campaign at Montreal's Central Station

WHEN: Monday, April 24th, 2017, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Central Station, Montreal, Que. OTTAWA, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Every year, dozens of Canadians – especially young Canadians – are killed or...


Apr 25, 2016, 07:00 ET Operation Lifesaver Launches Rail Safety Week 2016

Urges Canadians - See Tracks? Think! Congratulates Canadians on reducing accidents, fatalities and serious injuries to their lowest levels in 10 years Hundreds of events to be held nationally during...


Apr 21, 2016, 11:30 ET Media Advisory - Operation Lifesaver

OTTAWA, April 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver is pleased to announce Rail Safety Week 2016. Hundreds of rail safety events will be taking place across Canada between April 25 and May 1, many of...


Oct 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Photographers and the media can save lives by staying off train tracks

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - "It's been done to death." That's the message Operation Lifesaver, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preventing railway-related deaths and injuries, is sending...


Aug 28, 2015, 08:00 ET This school year, don't get fatally struck by a train

OTTAWA, Aug. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - September 29, 2007 started out like any other day for 18-year-old Ty King. It was a Saturday and he was getting into the regular flow of the school year:...


Jun 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Operation Lifesaver urges Canadians not to be killed by a train this summer

OTTAWA, June 2, 2015 /CNW/ -Don't be Bob. That's the message Operation Lifesaver, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preventing railway related deaths and injuries, is sending Canadians this...


Apr 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Be safe: keep clear of the tracks! - VIA Rail's word of advice for the 2015 Rail Safety Week

MONTRÉAL, April 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is actively participating in Operation Lifesaver's 13th Annual Safety Week, taking place from April 27 to May 3, 2015. Under the key ...


Apr 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Operation Lifesaver wants you to think danger when you see railway tracks

Rail Safety Week starts April 27. When you #SeeTracksThink danger OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Too many Canadians die or get injured each year on railway tracks where they have no business being....


Jul 04, 2014, 12:30 ET CN donates locomotive to Exporail

SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, July 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum, is pleased to announce the arrival of diesel-electric locomotive CN 7300. Exporail thanks its loyal partner, CN, ...


May 02, 2014, 14:59 ET "See Tracks? Think Train!" Campaign - VIA Rail participating in PUBLIC-RAIL Safety Week

MONTRÉAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail (viarail.ca) is proud to once again participate in Operation Lifesaver's PUBLIC-RAIL Safety Week, taking place from April 28 to May 4, 2014. Throughout...


Apr 28, 2014, 08:30 ET Operation Lifesaver launches Public-Rail Safety Week 2014 under theme See Tracks? Think Train!

OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada's national rail safety awareness program, is reminding everyone to See Tracks? Think Train! during its annual Public-Rail Safety Week...


May 06, 2013, 16:00 ET Operation Lifesaver Canada salutes International Level Crossing Awareness Day

Completes successful cross-Canada Public-Rail Safety Week OTTAWA, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver joins more than 40 countries around the world for the fifth International Level Crossing...


May 03, 2013, 06:00 ET Mike Cormier awarded 2013 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of its 11th annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada's national public rail safety program, today announced Mike Cormier of Halifax...


Apr 29, 2013, 05:00 ET Operation Lifesaver kicks off Public-Rail Safety Week: A Shared Responsibility

OTTAWA, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada's national public-rail safety program, today launched the 11th annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), a nationwide initiative aimed at...


Jan 17, 2013, 15:00 ET Operation Lifesaver Calls for Nominations for Roger Cyr Public-Rail Safety Award

OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver is seeking nominations for the Roger Cyr Award presented to recognize a rail safety hero whose tireless efforts to improve safety at highway/ railway ...


Jun 07, 2012, 07:00 ET Operation Lifesaver Canada Commends International Level Crossing Awareness Day

OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver, Canada's dedicated not-for-profit organization focused on preventing accidents associated with train collisions with motor vehicles and trespassing...


May 07, 2012, 16:33 ET VIA Rail, CN and partners put spotlight on rail safety

- Make major impression in Belleville and across Canada for Rail Safety Week - MONTREAL, May 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - From April 30 to May 6 this year, Operation Lifesaver's Rail Safety Week raised...


Apr 30, 2012, 08:00 ET Canadian Youth Get Involved In Rail Safety with Operation Lifesaver's 'OFF THE RAILS' Safety Contest

OTTAWA, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver, the nation's dedicated non-profit organization focused on preventing accidents associated with train collisions with motor vehicles and trespassing ...


Apr 30, 2012, 06:00 ET Operation Lifesaver Launches Public-Rail Safety Week - Identifies Rising Accidents and Fatalities as Serious Issue for Canadians

For the first three months of 2012, in year-over-year (YoY) comparison, accidents increased 25 per cent, serious injuries increased 88 per cent, and fatalities increased 20 per cent Ontario,...


Jan 31, 2012, 11:23 ET Operation Lifesaver Calls for Nominations For Roger Cyr Public-Rail Safety Award

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver is seeking nominations for the Roger Cyr Award presented to recognize a rail safety hero whose tireless efforts to improve safety at highway/ railway ...


Apr 25, 2010, 00:01 ET 2010 Roger Cyr Public-Rail Safety Award - Reg Chad Joins Outstanding Canadian
Volunteers

OTTAWA, April 25 /CNW/ - To kick off National Rail Safety Week activities, Operation Lifesaver today awarded the 2010 Roger Cyr Public-Rail Award to retired RCMP constable and Cobourg Police Service...


Jan 15, 2010, 05:30 ET Operation Lifesaver Calls for Nominations For Roger Cyr Public-Rail Safety
Award

OTTAWA, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Operation Lifesaver is seeking nominations for personnel who improved safety at highway/railway crossings and reduced trespassing incidents across Canada in 2009. Deadline for ...


Nov 13, 2009, 15:26 ET Short Line Railway Helps Santa Make Advance Call

SAINT JOHN, NB, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - The Express Trackless Train will roll out Saturday afternoon along the Market Square Boardwalk between 1 and 4 p.m. in a party for kids coming to the Uptown Saint John ...