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RAC President and CEO Appears at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

RAC President and CEO Marc Brazeau appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on the issue of rail safety. He was accompanied by Tom Brown, Assistant Vice-President of Safety at Canadian National Railway Company and Kyle Mulligan, Chief Engineer at Canadian Pacific Railway. You can watch their appearance at the following link:

RAC members take rail safety seriously – in fact, it’s their number one priority. Canadian railways are among the safest in the world; something we are extremely proud of. Our members follow strict guidelines to ensure that Canadians who work in rail or who live near rail are always protected. These steps include training first responders on the transportation of dangerous goods, investing in infrastructure, operating the newest safety technology and so much more.


About the Railway Association of Canada

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) represents close to 60 freight and passenger railway companies that over 100 million passengers and $320 billion worth of goods in Canada each year. RAC advocates on behalf of its members and associate members to ensure that the rail sector remains globally competitive, sustainable and, most importantly, safe. Learn more at

Government Relations Contact:
Greg Kolz
Director, Government Relations

Media Contact:
Stéphanie Montreuil
Senior Director, Communications and Media Relations, Railway Association of Canada




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