Rail Safety Meeting


Join us for an informative discussion on Rail Safety

Wednesday May 27
371 Bloor St. West (at Spadina)
U of T Auditorium – UTS/Sociology/OISE Building – St. George Campus

Doors open: 6:30PM
Event begins: 7PM – 8:30PM

RSVP is preferred but not required to attend this event.

Gemini-nominated reporter Cynthia Mulligan from CityNews, 
who was one of the first journalists to cover this story in Toronto, will moderate a panel of leading experts and lead a Q&A period.
Cynthia Quarterman
Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council.

Ms. Quarterman served as the Administrator of the US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), from 2009 until 2014.

Dr. Mark Winfield 
Associate Professor Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University.

Recently published a working paper entitled “Smart Regulation and Public Safety: Transport Canada’s Safety Management System (SMS) Model and the Lac-Mégantic Disaster”

Don Ashley
National Legislative Director for the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference.

One of Mr. Ashley’s primary concerns is safety for the members of his union and for the public. He has spent his life as a railway worker first as a trainman, then conductor, and eventually went on to become an engineer.