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RAC 2021 Federal Election Pre-Budget Submission

On Friday, August 27th, the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) filed it’s 2021 Pre-Election Submission to the various federal parties running in the 2021 federal election.

The submission outlines key recommendations:

  1. Enhancing rail safety;
  2. Enhancing intercommunity passenger rail service in Canada;
  3. Investing in public transit and commuter rail;
  4. Increasing support for shortline railways in Canada;
  5. Tax policy and Canadian freight railway competitiveness, and;
  6. Reinvigorating Canada’s tourism railways.

The pre-election submission is available on here for your information and distribution. Members are encouraged to reinforce its themes in election related discussions and submissions to officials.

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