TRANSPORT CANADA

TRANSPORT CANADA

July 26, 2009 14:15 ET

Minister of State for Transport Rob Merrifield on the Agreement Between VIA Rail Canada and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Union

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 26, 2009) - Today, Rob Merrifield, Minister of State for Transport issued the following statement:

"I am pleased that VIA Rail Canada and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference union have agreed to arbitration as suggested by the government, and that Canadians will be able to use this passenger rail system again."

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister of State (Transport)
    Rob Merrifield, Ottawa
    Chris Hilton
    613-991-0700
    or
    Transport Canada
    Media relations
    613-993-0055