SEPTEMBER 19-25, 2022


WHEREAS, Public – Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 19 to 25, 2022; and

WHEREAS, it is in the public’s interest to raise citizens’  awareness of the dangers of ignoring safety warnings at level crossings and trespassing on rail property to reduce avoidable deaths, injuries and damage caused by incidents involving trains and citizens; and

WHEREAS, Operation Lifesaver is a public/private partnership whose aim is to work with the public, rail industry, governments, police services, media and others to raise rail safety awareness; and

WHEREAS, CN has requested City Council adopt this resolution in support of its ongoing effort to raise awareness, save lives and prevent injuries in communities, including our municipality.

NOW THEREFORE, I, the Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay do hereby proclaim September 19-25 “Public –Rail Safety Week” in the City of Thunder Bay.