Rail Safety Week: Radio News Item
The radio news item below provides an overview of the items being aired during Operation Lifesaver’s Rail Safety Week this week by radio stations across Canada. It includes Dan Di Tota, Operation Lifesaver’s national director; CN Police Chief Serge Meloche talking about Zero Tolerance for trespassers; CP locomotive engineer Don Ashley who works from Hamilton through Niagara and Minister of Transport Lawrence Cannon, discussing 81 crossing improvements.
The material, reinforced by television and newspapers, aired on at least 128 English stations and 22 French. Both Canadian Press and NTR were given the audio clips and stories to go with them or develop their own.
To listen to the item, click here (2.3 MB).