> CFUW Stratford continues to discuss integrated public transportation with local groups and representatives, recently adding Zonta Club of Stratford, Local 1325 Unifor Retiree Chapter, MP Gary Schellenberger, MPP Randy Pettapiece, Mayor Dan Mathieson, and Jassamine Tabibi, United Way Perth Huron Transportation Coordinator.
> The evening screening of the film “De-Railed: The National Dream”, a documentary look into the state of Canada’s rail infrastructure hosted by E.P.I.C. at the Local Community Food Centre, welcomed an engaged and concerned audience of 80! CFUW, Save VIA and United Way formed the follow-up panel. Coordinator Elizabeth Anderson prepared a checklist of advocacy for those in attendance.
> The Toronto Star published an excellent overview of the current national passenger/freight rail strategy on January 25, 2014: Fixing Canada’s Ailing Rail System.