VIA boss coming to town

The CEO of VIA Rail is coming to Sarnia to discuss rail operations and the Crown Corporation’s future in Sarnia.

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano will appear at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club on June 17 at a luncheon organized by the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce.

More than 20,000 passengers annually travel to and from Sarnia on VIA Rail.

A local grassroots movements has been lobbying for an increase from the one daily Sarnia-Toronto round trip currently available.

Luncheon tickets, $25, are available through the chamber’s website at