News Category: Press Releases

Debbie Young awarded 2015 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, April 29, 2016 Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety program, today announced Debbie Young of Sydney, NS is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for her railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in Nova Scotia.… Read More

Ernie Foster awarded 2014 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national rail safety program, today announced Ernie Foster of The Pas is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for his railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in Manitoba.… Read More

Daniel Beaudry awarded 2013 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, May 1, 2014 – As part of its 12th annual Public-Rail Safety Week (PRSW), Operation Lifesaver (OL), Canada’s national public rail safety program, today announced Daniel Beaudry of Montréal is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for his railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in the Greater Montreal Area.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver launches Public-Rail Safety Week 2014 under theme ‘See Tracks? Think Train!’

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 (PRSW), April 28 – May 4.

“Railways operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year,” said OL national director Mike Regimbal.… Read More

Mike Cormier awarded 2013 Roger Cyr Award for outstanding contribution to rail safety

OTTAWA, May 2, 2013 – 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 is the recipient of the Roger Cyr award for his railway safety efforts that have helped diminish crossing and trespassing incidents in the Maritimes and Nova Scotia in particular.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver Kicks Off Public-Rail Safety Week: A Shared Responsibility

OTTAWA, (April 29, 2013) – 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 raising awareness among Canadians of the safety implications around railway lines. Various safety and policing measures have been put in place by railways to prevent collisions involving trains and motor vehicles at rail crossings and stop trespassing on rail property.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver Calls for Nominations for Roger Cyr Public-Rail Safety Award

OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2013Operation 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 crossings helped reduce trespassing incidents in Canada in 2012. Deadline for nominations is March 31.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver Canada Commends International Level Crossing Awareness Day

OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 – Operation Lifesaver, Canada’s dedicated not-for-profit organization focused on preventing accidents associated with train collisions with motor vehicles and trespassing on rail property is proud to support International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 2012 on Thursday, June 7th, 2012.… Read More

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