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A sad announcement

It is with great sadness that I am writing to you all today (May 27). Late yesterday, we learned that our friend and colleague, Cam Woodburne, passed away Wednesday after almost a month-long battle with COVID-19.

Cam was a Subway Operator who worked at Wilson Division. He will be remembered by those who knew him for his warmth and friendliness. Cam has been with the TTC for over 20 years – his passing is being felt throughout the entire organization.

I cannot stress enough the importance of following all safety protocol and advice from public health officials both in and out of the workplace with respect to this terrible disease. The safety of all our employees and customers is my biggest priority. Cam’s death is another reminder that this virus can strike anyone at any time.

I know this news may be hard to process and will come as a shock to many. Please remember we have health and wellness supports available should you need them. The immediate and confidential Employee Family and Assistance Program (EFAP) is available at any time of the day, any day of the week. To get in touch with EFAP, please call 1-800-572-0039 or TTY at 1-877-338-0275. You can also access these supports on the MyEAP App or online at workhealthlife.com.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Cam’s family. Flags on TTC property were lowered to half-staff today in Cam’s honour.

Stay safe.

Richard J. Leary
Chief Executive Officer
May 27, 2021

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