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Moment of silence for man murdered on Kelowna transit bus

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On Oct. 30, 2014, Caesar Rosales was murdered on a Kelowna transit bus.

He was stabbed in the neck in a random attack by another passenger.

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Since that day, bus drivers with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1722 have paid thier respects to Rosales by wearing a black ribbon, and observing a one minute moment of silence at noon every Oct. 30.

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The union is also expressing concern about increasing violence on public transit.

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In February of this year, Winnipeg bus driver Irvine Jubal Fraser, 58, was murdered while on the job.

Oct. 30 has now been deemed National Transit Safety Day.

 

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