The local campaign to 'Save VIA' has organized its next meeting.
The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge fuses our nation's past with its future and will take place at the VIA Rail station in Stratford on Friday, May 24th from Noon until 1:00pm.
The meeting will discuss the role the railway played in the formation of Canada and the need for governments at all levels to reinvest in infrastructure to ensure continued growth.
However, representatives the Stratford Campus of the University of Waterloo will also discuss the importance of both physical and digital infrastructure.
All local residents are invited to attend this event.
Over 20,000 municipal leaders across Canada are part of The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge.
More information about the campaign can be found at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities website.
Anyone looking to get involved in the local campaign for VIA Rail passenger service can contact St Marys resident Chris West at 519-284-3310 or email him at
The Facebook group 'SAVE VIA Train 86' can be found here.
For more information about the national fight to save passenger rail service in this country, go to the National Dream Renewed website.