Mayors start to fight Via Rail cuts



CTV London: Our mayors are out to keep Via Rail on track

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley takes questions after meeting Via Rail CEO Marc Lalibert√© in London on Aug. 30. Via's boss should take a look at this CTV YouTube clip and then consider the basic rules of politics. He broke two of them. Don't get mayors upset and, if you're selling trains, don't ride in limos.

The campaign to fight the Via Rail cuts and improve passenger service will heat  up next week with a resolution from Ontario mayors and with Transport Action's first National Dream Renewed Town Hall in Sarnia Ontario on Saturday, Sept.  8.

National Dream Renewed's Facebook page includes these recent stories:

Mary Pappert, Via Rail "quarterly report" and the North Mainline
Vote for Via Rail: CBC News Windsor
Aug. 31, Via Rail reports from Halifax
Joe Fontana, Mayor of London, Via Rail service vital
In the Maritimes we have a MOBILITY CRISIS!
Minster Fletcher's letter to John Bakker
ONTC Divestment Memorandum of Understanding
Via Rail looking to integrate non-existent services in N.B. and N.S
Brandon Sun, It is hard to imagine less passenger train services in Canada
Via cuts, Acadian cuts, ONR shutdown, Greyhound
Impact on Kitchener by George Bechtel

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