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2016 Completed Access to Information Requests
The following list contains summaries of completed requests. Requests focusing on personal information are not included.
|Request number||Summary of Request||Disposition||Number of pages disclosed|
Nothing to report.
Runningrights costs paid to CN Rail for use of the York Subdivision in Ontario and components that go into the calculation for the running rights.
Electronic copies of records including incident reports and written or email communications related to train mechanical issues and/or delays heading to or leaving from Maritime provinces between February 1and February 23, 2016.
Data which shows “on-off passenger traffic” by month, by route, by station and by service class for the entire VIA Rail network during the periods FY 2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 (April 1-March 31).
Financial information about VIA Rail such as total budgetary allocation by federal government (annually), capital investment on rolling stock, maintenance cost for stations, salaries paid to officials/staff, management and unionized staff ratio, etc.
Information pertaining the Contract/Terms and Conditions that VIA Rail Canada Inc. entered into following the selection process initiated by VIA Rail’s request for Proposals (RFP) #2001105022 “Revenue Management Solution”. In particular, we request that the following details be provided:
|Disclosed in part||21|
From February 1, 2015, all documentation and correspondence including electronic communication regarding the publication Blacklock’s Reporter, also known as Blacklock’s, including use and distribution of content via the accounts email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org
|Disclosed in part||71|
Ridership information from passengers travelling from Kitchener to Toronto from the past five years (2010 to 2015). This information may include, but not limited to the following:
|Disclosed in part||1|
List of companies that have been used to purchased copy paper as well as toner by VIA Rail Canada, for 2015 (January to December) and 2016 (January to date), with the following information: vendor name and contact information, amount paid.
|Disclosed in part||1|
|No records exist||N/A|
|16-1609||All documents related to the proposal of grade separation at the Woodroffe Ave crossing in Barrhaven. In particular, the details and results of any assessments that were conducted (e.g. environmental, detailed safety, public consultations that were held and cost projections for both under and overpass separations).
|Disclosed in part||332|
|16-1610||Any and all information including but not limited to written, digital, printed, recorded, photographed, or any other means, including any material erased or deleted, held by, or ever held by VIA Rail Canada, VIA Rail Canada’s employees or agents in regards to an alleged violation(s) of the Canadian Rail Operating Rules, (including but not limited to Rule 42) of a VIA Rail train, on or about April 3, 2016 on the CN Rail’s Wainwright Subdivision in Alberta.
|Disclosed in part||96|
Copy of the incident report, as prepared by VIA Rail Canada, together with the complete claim file, surveillance video and witness statements resulting from the September 23, 2015 incident.
|Disclosed in part||34|
All records about a shooting outside of VIA Rail property in Bathurst, NB on Jan. 12, 2015. Please include but do not limit the response to – copies of security cameras footage or records that describe security camera footage that captured the shooting. Date range : Jan. 12, 2015 to Aug. 10, 2016.
Information about a train incident on April 4, 2016:
|No records exist||0|
|16-1632||All arbitration cases heard by the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration that involved VIA Rail since 2005.