News Category: Education
When someone is killed or injured by a train the repercussions are felt by many. Families, railway employees, first responders and entire communities can be forever changed in the aftermath of an incident. For this week’s post, we asked Winnipeg-based, CN Rail Constable Lise Aquin to share what it’s like to be a first responder at a railway incident.… Read More
Keep an eye out for our Rail Safety Week website coming live April 24th, 2017: looklistenlive.ca
Plus, watch for the hashtags #sharethescare, #LookListenLive and #RSW2017… Read More
If it’s a thrill-seeking adventure you’re after, you won’t find it in a train tunnel. You’d not only be trespassing, you’d also be gambling with your life. Don’t believe us? Give this a watch, and then find your thrills somewhere less life-threatening.… Read More
According to February’s railway safety statistics, crossing incidents are on the rise in Canada in 2017 compared to the same time last year. That’s an alarming kick-off to the year and it’s going to take a group effort to buck this trend.… Read More
This is a first for us, a guest blog from a valued member of the Operation Lifesaver community, Cst. Richard Di Biase of the CN Police Service.
Icy winter roads are a brutal reality for Canadian drivers, and the danger can be even greater around railway tracks. This winter, we want you to know what to do and how to be safe when you get behind the wheel, especially near a railway crossing.… Read More
We would like to introduce you to one of Operation Lifesaver’s valued partners, CP Police Chief, Ken Marchant.
Throughout his career with the railway, Ken has seen his fair share of head-shaking incidents, where people chose to gamble near the tracks.… Read More
The stats are alarming. According to the National Day of Remembrance website:
“On average, five people die on Canada’s roads each day.”
Today is National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims and a sobering reminder to all of us of the dangers we face when we get behind the wheel.… Read More