Both physical and digital infrastructure will be discussed this Friday at Stratford's VIA Rail station.
The local campaign to 'Save VIA' has organized the meeting in conjunction with the Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge.
The forum will fuse our nation's past with its future on 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.
Representatives the Stratford Campus of the University of Waterloo will also discuss the importance of 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.