Rail Safety Week Proclamation

Rail Safety Week
September 18 to September 24, 2023


Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 18 to September 24, 2023; and



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



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



The Municipality of Sioux Lookout supports Operation Lifesaver’s ongoing efforts to save lives and prevent injuries;



I, Doug Lawrance, Mayor of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout, do hereby proclaim September 18 to September 24, 2023 as Rail Safety Week in Sioux Lookout.

Doug Lawrance, Mayor
Municipality of Sioux Lookout

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