Stay rail safe this Easter long weekend

As you prepare to sit down to Easter feasts this upcoming long weekend, take a second to remember that for some families not everyone will be present at the holiday table.

Holiday long weekends can be a painful reminder for those who have lost someone – even more so since many accidents on the roads and around the tracks happen on long weekends.… Read More

2014 OFF THE RAILS WINNERS: Savannah Newans and Rachelle Hall

We’re excited to introduce you to the first duo of Off the Rails Contest winners, Savannah Newans, 12, and Rachelle Hall, 13, grade 7 students at École Van Walleghem School, in Winnipeg, MB. Also known as Team R-S and Équipe R-S, this duo created two very unique, English and French, hard-hitting and well-scripted videos, which drive home the message of rail safety.… Read More

Betty Melik-Hingston, passionate Operation Lifesaver supporter

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a series featuring firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

Engineer’s perspective: a real life account of a railway fatality

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a series featuring firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

Get to know OL supporter and Roger Cyr award winner, Michael Cormier

 We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a series featuring firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

Reminder for farmers: Stay rail safe when you’re out in the field

March 9- 15, 2014 is Agriculture Safety Week, and if you’re a farmer or rancher there’s no better time to refresh and revisit your rail safety knowledge.

Operation Lifesaver has worked closely with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture to develop rail safety materials specifically for farmers, ranchers and employees that offer reminders to farm machinery operators to ALWAYS stay alert in your day-to-day activities around the farmstead access roads that cross the train tracks. 

We want to remind you that farm crossings are passive, meaning there are no warning lights, bells, gates or signs.… Read More

Dean Solowan, CN Rail Community Service Officer speaks to Operation Lifesaver

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a new series featuring some firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

OL Supporter: Sheila Duffy from VIA Rail speaks to Operation Lifesaver

We at Operation Lifesaver have embarked on a new series featuring some firsthand accounts from survivors, those who work with people who have experienced critical incidents, rail employees willing to share their experiences, and dedicated Operation Lifesaver supporters. In sharing their stories, we hope that you will be reminded of the very real dangers associated with trespassing on railway property and behaving unsafely at highway-railway crossings.Read More

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