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In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Operation Lifesaver (OL) — a national not-for-profit dedicated to reducing serious injuries and deaths on rail lines in Canada — today unveiled new rail safety resources specifically for Indigenous communities.
The resources include print materials — safety brochures and colouring and activity sheets for children — and virtual-reality videos, which have been translated into Innu, Naskapi and Atikamekw, in addition to English and French.
“Operation Lifesaver’s goal is to reach as many Canadians as possible with our rail safety message. Communicating in Indigenous languages ensures that First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities are part of that life-saving conversation,” said Sarah Mayes, OL’s National Director.
More than 100 Canadians are killed or seriously injured each year in railway crossing and trespassing incidents. Last year, that included an eight-year-old boy who was tragically killed by a train in Wemotaci, Que., a First Nation’s community 400 km north of Montreal, while playing on a railway bridge. OL responded to the tragedy by working with the community to deliver rail-safety presentations in schools, training local leaders as Rail Safety Ambassadors, and translating materials into the Atikamekw language spoken by the First Nation.
This article first appeared on business.financialpost.com
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