Supporting Canadian communities
We're building connections in the communities we serve that go beyond simply travelling to a destination. We’re working with and for Canadians to forge strong partnerships and to take action where it matters most to you. Since our inception, we’ve proudly carried on this tradition across the country.
Operation Come Home makes a positive impact on the lives of families who are desperately trying to get their children home, to whom VIA Rail provides train travel options.
VIA Rail is encouraging the engagement of young Canadians by transporting the next generation of leaders to the Y7 Summit.
We are proud partners of Youth Fusion, an organization whose mission is to lower school dropout rates by creating continuous ties between the school system and the community.
VIA Rail was a Gold partner of the Association québécoise des transports in its 54th annual conference, with themes of diversity, sustainability, development and challenges.
VIA Rail collaborated with the International Union of Railways to develop and test a proof of concept to help the blind and partially sighted navigate within a train station autonomously.
Students from over 10 countries held brainstorming sessions on board the VIA Rail Innovation train on their way to Toronto for the Mosaic Summer School on Management of Creativity.
VIA Rail proudly supports the Connect:ONTrack Design Competition, which sees students come together to imagine and workshop barrier-eliminating features for public transportation.
VIA Rail is a proud partner of this event which encourages students and workers/professionals to consider more sustainable ways to travel.
We’re proud to take part in initiatives across Canada
Want us to get involved in a local project? Let us know how we can make a difference in your community.
Partnerships & Sponsorships
We work with a broad array of organizations to create mutual value, increase social benefits and help Canadian culture shine.
Artists on board Program
We give local artists the opportunity to perform on board, creating a unique experience for passengers.
As a result of reduced operations, changes to our services and implemented preventive health measures, the Artists on board Program is currently suspended until further notice.