News Archives: 2006

CPR Holiday Train

Each year, thousands of people gather along CPR’s route to enjoy the arrival of our brightly decorated trains and watch entertainers perform a live holiday concert.

This years’ entertainers on the U.S. Holiday Train include Milwaukee folk-rocker Willy Porter, Nashville bluegrass/country singer-songwriter and former New Grass Revival guitarist Pat Flynn and Canadian Country Music Association Hall of Famer Tracey Brown.… Read More

Globe and Mail Special Supplement: Healthy Railways A Must For Canadian Economy

A special information supplement on Canada’s Freight and Passenger Railways was published by the Globe and Mail for the Railway Association of Canada on October 23 to coincide with the railway industry’s Day on the Hill lobbying initiative October 24 in Ottawa.… Read More

Safe Crossing Week 2006

Toronto – Safe Kids Canada and CN today launched Safe Crossing Week 2006, from October 23 to 29, to encourage educators, parents and caregivers to teach children how to cross railway tracks safely.

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Technical Tour

Delegates to an international conference on crossing safety and trespass prevention in Montreal visit technical sites as part of the effort to share experiences and best practices in community safety from around the world.

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Several National Railway Safety Programs Highlighted at International Symposium

Montreal – Wednesday is the final day of presentations at the 9th International Level Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Symposium at Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. Speakers will address the future visions of several national programs to address highway/railway crossing safety and trespass prevention.… Read More

Participants in today’s opening ceremonies for an international symposium on crossing safety and trespass prevention in Montreal

Participants in today’s opening ceremonies for an international symposium on crossing safety and trespass prevention in Montreal include Cliff Mackay, RAC President, Louis Ranger, Canada’s deputy minister of transport, infrastructure and communities, Hon. Julie Boulet, Quebec’s Minister for Transport and Gary Drouin, conference chair.… Read More

Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Symposium to Address Human Factors

Montreal – The 9th International Level Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Symposium continues Tuesday with some 40 speakers addressing human performance in relation to highway/railway crossing safety and trespass prevention.

The speakers are from Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Iran, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Finland and Australia.… Read More

Several Key Speakers to Welcome Delegates to 9th International Level Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Symposium

Montreal – Monday morning’s opening ceremonies for the 9th International Level Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Symposium will feature several key speakers to welcome the more than 230 international delegates to Montreal.

Julie Boulet, Quebec Minister for Transport, and Deputy Minister Louis Ranger, representing Hon.… Read More

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