On August 22, 2023, MD of Greenview Council proclaimed the week of September 18-24, 2023, as Rail Safety Week, as provided by Canadian National Railway.

Whereas Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 18 to 24, 2023.

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;

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;

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

For additional information about Rail Safety Week 2023, please visit https://www.cn.ca/railsafety or ­­https://www.operationlifesaver.ca/.

View Greenview’s Proclamation here.