News Archives: 2004


TORONTO – TruRez, an aboriginal rap group from Toronto, is helping produce radio and television public service announcements to save lives along Canada’s railways.

Shown during today’s filming and taping are (from left to right) Everett Jacobs, aka Evolution; Art Martin, aka Krazy Talk; Blair Bradley, aka Rival; Harvey Powless, aka Mojo; Jason Martin, aka J Cruz; and Erick Martin, aka Lunacy.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver Educational Vehicle

OTTAWA – Operation Lifesaver has its wheels in motion, launching a cross-Canada campaign to promote public safety with a new educational vehicle.

The vehicle, nicknamed OLEV (Operation Lifesaver Educational Vehicle) is Operation Lifesaver’s newest tool in a national effort to reduce crossing collisions and trespassing along Canada’s railways.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver Rolls Out OLEV

OTTAWA – Operation Lifesaver rolled out a Manitoba-built mobile classroom to community, industry and government partners meeting in Aylmer, Quebec – part of a national campaign to save lives along Canada’s railways. Shown are volunteer drivers André Verner, Normand Lacharité and Jean-Pierre Brazeau.… Read More

All Aboard for Railway Weekend at the Canada Science and Technology Museum

OTTAWA – On Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8 the Museum is pleased to offer a weekend of discovery and wonder celebrating the rich history of the railways in Canada from the 1830s to the 1940s.

With a number of events, demonstrations and displays to offer, the Railway Weekend promises something for all ages

Collection tours will focus on selected railway artifacts including Locomotive #40, the oldest mainline locomotive in Canada as well as the A.Y.… Read More

True Leader

OTTAWA – Not all pro athletes are the same when it comes to recognizing their fans or giving something back to their communities, but Calgary Flames forward Martin Gelinas scores big on both counts.

Gelinas, who scored the winning goals in each of the three series the Calgary Flames won leading up to the 2004 Stanley Cup final against Tampa Bay, was a spokesman last year for Operation Lifesaver and Direction 2006 in a series of Canada-wide radio and TV Public Service Announcements in English and French.… Read More

Teen Racecar Driver Will Brake for Trains

OTTAWA – Stefany Malanka is no stranger to speed. But even the 17-year-old racecar champion wouldn’t race a train at a crossing. She knows that’s a contest you just can’t win. Click Here for Video

Miss Malanka, or “Stevie” is the Motorsport Club of Ottawa’s 2003 Rookie of the year, and the Canadian Automobile Sport Club’s most promising young driver.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver’s Annual Golf Tournament and Conference

OTTAWA – Operation Lifesaver’s Annual Golf Tournament and Conference will be held once again at The Château Cartier Resort, 1170 Aylmer Road, Aylmer, QC on September 16-17, 2004.


Click here to download the Agenda in PDF ( 89 KB )
Click here to download the Golf Tournament Information in PDF ( 28 KB )
Click here to download the Invitation in PDF ( 22 KB )
Click here to download the Registration Form in PDF ( 23 KB )Read More

Recognizing Excellence In Safety Promotion

OTTAWA – Operation Lifesaver and Direction 2006 have been honoured with an Award of Excellence for the production of the interactive CD, “Look, Listen and Learn.”

One of three winners in the category for safety promotion, “Look, Listen and Learn” was chosen by the National Transportation Safety Week committee in Ontario.… Read More

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