URGENT: The Ontario Budget will come out shortly, let your voice be heard!

URGENT: 

The Ontario Budget will come out shortly – have

your say before Friday February 8th.

 

Go to this website and indicate the need for passenger rail service from Toronto to Cochrane,and how it can benefit our residents and tourists.

The PC elected a government that promised $45 Million to reinstate the Ontario Northland train from Toronto to Cochrane – it must be included in this upcoming budget. Please take a moment and reinforce this message.

https://www.ontario.ca/page/budget-consultations#section-1

Amend as necessary to include the ACR
Thanks Lucille

Passenger rail advocates continue to lobby for federal government funding!

Image of train passing ice on cliffs.

Passenger rail advocates continue to lobby for federal government funding for Northern train service. They plan to increase efforts as a spring budget and fall federal election nears.

Click the link to read more about this Sault Star article

 https://www.saultstar.com/news/local-news/capt-readies-to-up-lobby-efforts-for-passenger-rail-service

LETTER TO MPS

WE ARE ASKING YOU TO HELP GET THE PASSENGER TRAIN BACK.

You can help BY SENDING A LETTER TO YOUR MP.
To assist you in this endeavour you will find the following in this e-mail:
1. Reason for the letter
2. Addresses of MPs
3. The letter to sign and send

1.Reason for the letter


2. Addresses of MPs


3. The letter to sign and send

UP-COMING EVENTS & MEDIA UPDATE

 

UP-COMING EVENTSIMAGE OF ATTENTIVE PEOPLE AT A NEORN MEETING

 

Northwatch Fall Meeting:  Sault Ste. Marie Nov 24 

CAPT will be making a presentation about passenger rail at the fall meeting of Northwatch on Sat. Nov 24 at 1:00 pm in the Centennial Library, 50 East St. SSM.

Northwatch is a regional coalition of environmental and citizen organizations and individual members in Northeastern Ontario. We encourage all who can to attend to show support for passenger rail and its importance for the environment.

 

Age-friendly city speaker: Sault Ste. Marie Nov 30

Everyone is invited to attend a presentation by Gil Penalosa, internationally acclaimed placemaking expert and Chair of World Urban Parks, in Sault Ste. Marie on November 30, 10 am to 12 pm at The Tech, to discuss ‘Age Friendly Cities & Walkability’. Let’s make sure that restoration of passenger rail is included in plans for age friendly cities.

For more information: https://futuressm.com/projects/events/

 

MEDIA UPDATE: