Statement from Canada’s Transit Union on Calgary Transit Bus Accident – Calgary, Alberta

The Amalgamated Transit Union is deeply saddened to hear about the horrific bus accident that took place in Calgary, Alberta on November 26th. At 11 AM, Thursday morning, at 52nd Street and 90th Avenue S.E, a tractor trailer collided with a Calgary Transit bus, seriously injuring the driver along with five other passengers. 

We extend our thoughts and prayers to all those affected by this terrible accident, including the families and co-workers of our injured driver from ATU Local 583 – an employee of Calgary Transit.

This accident hits home for thousands of transit workers across the country who take passenger safety seriously. Transit professionals across Canada are praying for a speedy recovery for all those injured.  

John Di Nino, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Canada wants to personally thank all the first responders for working as quickly as they did in the complicated procedure to remove the driver from the wreckage. 


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