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Current Opportunity: Directors, VIA Rail Canada Inc.

by admin, January 25, 2017
The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the position of Director with VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Canada Inc. (VIA Rail) is a Crown corporation headquartered in Montréal, Quebec. VIA Rail operates Canada's national passenger rail service on behalf of the Government of Canada. Established in 1977, VIA Rail provides a safe, cost-effective and environmentally responsible service from coast to coast in both official languages. The Corporation operates close to 475 trains weekly on 12,500 kilometres of track, connecting over 400 Canadian communities. The Corporation reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport.

The Board of Directors of VIA Rail is responsible for the governance and oversight of VIA Rail's activities, business performance and strategic policy direction. It ensures internal controls are in place to manage risks and ensure the accuracy of the organization's finances and reports.

Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the VIA Rail Canada Inc. website.

Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 29, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application.

Per Diem: $410 - $485

Annual Retainer: $5,300 - $6,200

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