Stratford News Documentary screening and panel discussion about VIA Rail SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Thursday, Jan. 2nd, 2014 The fight to save passenger rail service will continue in 2014. There will be a discussion and documentary at the Local Community Food Centre next week in Stratford on the subject. The Canadian documentary ‘Derailed’ about the history and ongoing importance of the railways will be screened on Thursday, January 9th at 612 Erie Street. It will be followed by a panel discussion. Local ‘Save VIA’ organizer Chris West along with Sheila Clarke from the Canadian Federation of University Women and Jassamine Tabibi of the Huron-Perth Transportation Task Force will deliver remarks and the floor will be opened to discussion. The evening begins at 6:30pm. More information can be found on Facebook and YouTube. Chris West started an online petition calling for passenger rail service to be restored across the country. The MoveOn.org petition sits at 3905 signatures. It will be sent to Parliament once it runs out of momentum.